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Come join us in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Graves Mountain Lodge on September 27 and 28, 2019 to deepen relationships with each other and our Father during a family-style overnight retreat!  Everyone is invited.  Take this opportunity to dive deeper into the Redeemer community in a beautiful and fun setting.  Whether you love hiking, apple picking, fishing, horse riding, bird watching, or just sitting on a porch having good conversation, there will be plenty of activities to enjoy with others.  We will also have worship, teaching, and free time to take advantage of everything Graves Mountain Lodge has to offer.

While you may arrive as early as 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27, we will formally begin with dinner at 5:30.  If you cannot get out of town early, join in when you can!  We will depart from Graves for home around 3:00 pm Saturday afternoon.  

Cost includes room and all meals: $100 per person age 15 and over.  $50 per child age 5-14.  Children under age 5 are free.  

To register for the retreat, please click here.

For driving directions, please click here.

Some practical notes: 

  1. All meals/beverages will be provided. Feel free to bring nonperishable snacks.  Lodging will be one couple/family or two singles (same gender) per room.  Each room has two queen beds, a bathroom, and space for a Pack ‘N Play.

  2. Children:  During the worship/teaching times, childcare will be provided for children up to age 8. Childcare will involve a guided activity and story as well as supervised free play.  Older children (and other children who prefer to stay with parents) are invited to stay for the teaching.

  3. Please pack comfortable, warm clothing and active footwear for the weekend (mountain+fall=crisp). 

  4. Graves Mountain Lodge is a little under two hours away, just north of Charlottesville.  Transportation is on your own with information to come on a rendezvous point to caravan if there is enough interest.

  5. If you would prefer to not register online, please sign up Sunday mornings using the form in the back of the pews and placing it in the offering basket.  Please write "Retreat Registration" and the names of those registering on the memo line of the check.

Any questions?  Contact Jeromy Lewis at 804-502-5114.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

  • Friday
    3:00 -7:30 p.m. — Arrival
    5:00- 6:30 p.m. — Dinner
    7:00- 7:30 p.m. — Worship and Devotional
    8:00- 10:00 p.m. — Bonfire and Reception

  • Saturday
    8:00-9:00 a.m. — Breakfast
    9:30-10:15 a.m. — Worship and Devotional
    10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. — Free Time
    12:00- 1:00 p.m. — Lunch
    1:00- 3:00 p.m. — Free Time
    3:00 p.m. — Departure