Saturday, December 30, 2023 All Day Youth/Family Retreat!

2nd Annual

All Day Youth/Family Retreat

at Douglas Camp

Saturday, December 30, 2023

 

Purpose: To encourage youth & families as we seek Christ together

 

All ages welcome 

(under 18 years requires a parent or guardian)

 

$10/person  $25 max per family

 

Bring your Bible and your 2023 Scripture or Hymn-lyric that impacted you

  • Girls growth group
  • Family Ice Skating
  • Family Retreat Dec.2022
  • Moms @Family Dat Dec.2022
  • Scripture comes Alive
  • Joel & Sarah ...
  • Worship Dec.2022
  • Family Skating
  • Care Packages
  • Indoor Games
  • Parent Group
  • Fellowship
  • Family Day Worship

9am Registration;   9:30am 1st Session

$10 includes Lunch and Supper;  $25 max.per family

Closing 7:30/7:45pm, after supper and youth-led worship/service

(optional Closing time 4:30pm {before supper} cost: $7/person instead of $10)

 

Bring your Bible and a Scripture or Hymn-lyric that impacted you in 2023  and ...

...optional: bring healthy snacks or cider or juice to share, board games, ice skates.

 

Bring gloves, your appetite, and a heart to seek Christ  

 

Bring items to donate to those in need: 

Winter gloves, hats, scarfs, toiletries (toothpaste/toothbrushes,...), hand/foot warmers, etc.

 

Contact Maria at DCMA1875@gmail.com to join youth-led worship

 

Winter Retreat is especially suitable for families with 7-17 year olds. 

 

    Tentative Schedule: 

9:30am

Worship - __ 

1st Session - ___ 

Announcements

 

10:35am - 11:50am

Outdoor Team Games/Activities  (MattN)

 (dodge-ball, capture the flag, tug-of-camaraderie,....) 

 

Noon Lunch

 

12:30  Girls Session (Sarah Petrofsky)

           Guys Outdoor Service Project (___)

          Parent Session (Special guest facilitators)

 

1:10pm B.Ball, Newcomb, Crafts,... (possible snow-sports)

 

1:50pm   Guys Session (Joel Petrofsky)

               Girls Service Project - Care Packages

 

2:20pm Hot Cocoa & Cider & Snacks Break

             option A) Compassionate Trip to Worcester

             option B) Indoor & Outdoor Activities

                            Family/kids ice skating

 

4pm Worship/Sharing of 2023 Scriptures

         

5:30pm Supper

6pm Closing Session or Family Movie

7:30pm Clean up Dininghall and bring in exterior chairs 

 

Discuss 1 or 2 or 3 day Family Event Late-April 2024??

  

Head home TRANSFORMED

by the Love and Truth of Jesus Christ.

Next Family event TBD. Late-Spring?

 

No wandering off; Youth leaders/parents responsible for youth; Please avoid cellphone use at camp

Upcoming:

 

  Upcoming: 

Possible Spring '24

Family Retreat

or

Family Work & Worship Retreat

 

 Youth Leaders & Families email us for more info after December 30th

 

Bring your Bible and a Scripture that impacts you

Whether it will be One-Day or Multiple-Days, is TBD

 

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ARCHIVED: Dec.28, 2022 Winter Youth/Family Day

Purpose: To seek Christ together ... encouraging youth & families

 

Thank you for Prayer & Participation in Winter Retreat

 

Seeking Christ Together, Youth & Families were encouraged.

Over 10 churches participated; 50 people involved;

The Word was alive; The Worship a blessing;

Outreach to Worcester touched lives;

Parent Session was beneficial;

Prayer Time was essential;

Ice skating, Activities,...

Sweet Fellowship

 

Archived:

WINTER Youth/Family  RETREAT

All ages Welcome

(especially families with 9-17 year-olds)

 

9am Registration; 9:30am 1st Session

$10 includes Lunch and Supper;  $25 max.per family

Closing 7:15/7:30pm, after supper and youth-led worship/service

Optional Closing time 4:15pm (before supper) cost: $7/person instead of $10

 

Bring your Bible and a Scripture that impacted you in 2022  and ...

...optional: bring healthy snacks or cider or juice to share, board games, ice skates.

 

Bring items to donate to those in need: 

Winter gloves, hats, scarfs, toiletries (toothpaste/toothbrushes,...), hand/foot warmers, etc.

 

Bring gloves, your appetite, and a heart to seek Christ  

 

Contact Maria at DCMA1875@gmail.com to join youth-led worship

 

       Tentative Schedule: 

 

9:30am

Worship - Kayla Drew 

1st Session - Pastor David Dorn (Zoom)

Announcements

 

10:35am - 11:50am

Outdoor Team Games/Activities  (MattN)

 (dodge-ball, capture the flag, tug-of-camaraderie,....) 

 

Noon Lunch

 

12:30  Girls Session (Sarah Petrofsky)

           Guys Outdoor Service Project (DougB)

          Parent Session (share examples of family devotions)

 

1:10pm B.Ball, Newcomb, Crafts, ...

 

1:50pm   Guys Session (Joel Petrofsky)

                Girls Service Project - Care Packages

 

2:20pm Hot Cocoa & Cider & Snacks Break

             option A) Compassionate Trip to Worcester

             option B) Indoor & Outdoor Activities

                            Family/kids ice skating

 

4pm Worship/Sharing of 2022 Scriptures

        Family Movie & popcorn

 

5:45pm Supper

6:15pm Youth-Led Worship/Sharing

             Closing Session 

7:15pm Clean up Dininghall and bring in exterior chairs  

 

Head home TRANSFORMED

by the Love and Truth of Jesus Christ.

Next Family event TBD. Late-Spring?

 

No wandering off; Youth leaders/parents responsible for youth; Please avoid cellphone use at camp