9th Annual Church Retreat
May 4-6, 2018
"How Can We Keep From Singing?”
Special guest, Jason Shelton
All events are for all ages - Parents are responsible for their children
3:00 pm Arrival and Check-In – Group Lodge
Bring-Your-Own Brown Bag Supper
7:00 pm Welcome and Socializing – Lodge
Make Paperbag Mailboxes
TV Theme Song Game
Scrabble, jigsaw puzzles, games
9:00 pm Campfire
Hotdogs and s’mores; bring an instrument
8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast by Sarajane - breakfast bread, fresh fruit, juice, breakfast egg casseroles (meat and vegetarian)
Banana Dogs for young-at-heart
9:15 – 9:30am Ingathering, welcoming of Jason Shelton
9:30 – 11:00am Music Workshop with Jason Shelton
Part 1 - Foundations
11:00 – 11:15am BREAK
11:15-12:30pm Music Workshop with Jason Shelton
Part 2 – Sources as Promissory Note
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch by Sarajane - vegetarian soup, sandwiches with egg salad or tuna salad, chips, fresh vegetables, lemon supreme cake
1:30-3:00pm Music Workshop with Jason Shelton
-or- Part 3 – Hymn Sing!
1:30-6:00pm Outdoors: hike, swim, kayak
6:00pm Dinner – Taco Bar by Denise
I Scream for Ice Cream Social
Talent Show, Thena, Emcee
8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast by Youth
9:00 – 10:00 Worship, led by Thena & Fran?
10:00 am Clean-up and Check-out, by Everyone
Foundations – Role of congregational singing in faith formation & congregational identity, including a tour of our hymnals as our evolving story.
Sources as Promissory Note – Visitors know within 4 minutes if we’re true to the values we’ve professed on our websites. How does the music we sing help us convey our message with integrity?
Hymn Sing! – Choosing 12 songs to help us sing who we are.