Gospel Church Retreat
Join us for a memorable experience. Educational, fun and fellowship are a few of the descriptions attributable to Mt. Hebron's Gospel Retreat.Mark your calendars for July 10 - 13, 2013.
Why Attend a Retreat?
Our lives are very busy with children, spouses, siblings, parents, work, school, etc. As much as we try spending quality time with the Lord is challenging. Distractions, excuses, good intentions all play a role in creating stumbling blocks towards achieving this worthwhile goal. Twenty-five years ago, our First Lady discovered retreats. In beautiful, serene setting she discovered that you can spend quality time, studying, worshipping and praising the Lord, and enjoy it!
What Can I Expect at Mt. Hebron’s Gospel Retreats?
Lake Geneva has provided the perfect setting for Mt. Hebron’s gospel retreat. Located near the shores of Lake Geneva. Retreat participants can study outside or relax and lounge along the shore. Away from television, radios, newspapers and the Internet, participants enjoy fellowshipping with one another.
Early Morning Workouts
For those who are interested in working out while away from home, our very own fitness instructor leads the group in aerobics, zumba or a brisk morning walk.
Inspirational Morning Messages
Before bible study we are blessed with the Word of God. Each morning, the sermonette centers around the retreat theme.
In-depth Bible Studies
After the morning message, participants are off to class. There are classes for all age groups beginning at age 8. Classes are for ages 8 to 10, 11 and 12, 13 to 17 and adults. Included in the study materials are activities that reinforce topics studied. Study materials may include word finds, puzzles, pictures to color, crossword puzzles and study questions.
Step by step instructions are provided to complete an arts and crafts project. Some projects that participants have made include: a) A clock represents the theme Now is the Time, a study of Revelation b) A globe made by using a rubber ball which was In the Beginning God, the creation, the flood and other famous bible stories from the book of Genesis was the theme for the globe project c) A wooden perpetual calendar was made in conjunction with the study of the book of Numbers.
Everything that is done during the retreat ties into the retreat theme.
At the beginning of the retreat, youth, teens and adults are divided into two teams. Teams work together to earn points. Retreat participant are involves in activities such as sack races, paddle boating, wall climbing, tug of war, leap frog, etc Points are awarded in each event. The grand finale involves teams vying for points in a Bible Quiz Face Off. This activity is similar to jeopardy. Each contestant is ask a questions from our Bible studies. Points are tallied from all activities included our Bible Face Off. There are no losers or winners. However, the team that has the most points are first to select a prize from the prize table.
Praise and Worship In the early evening, we offer song and praise to the Lord. The youth leads this service and it is concluded with the adult choir.
Bible lessons come to life. Retreaters reenact bible lessons using today’s language, culture and add their own interpretations. Not only is this a very entertaining experience, it, too, reinforces what is learned at the retreat.
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