DOXA High School Winter Retreat-Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
God has revealed himself as triune, which is means God is three persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and yet is one God. The triune being of God isn’t nonsense or irrelevant. It isn’t just lofty concepts for some big smart theologians (or info for when you get old). The Trinity isn’t one of those things too far mysterious and beyond our grasp. Yet, we can live like these things are true. However, to know God is to know him as triune, and to know the triune God is to know a deeply beautiful, loving, and personal God. Author Michael Reeves writes, “What we assume would be dull or peculiar irrelevance turns out to be the source of all that is good in Christianity. Neither a problem nor a technicality, the triune being of God is vital oxygen of Christian life and joy.” The DOXA Winter Retreat exists for us to know and experience God, therefore we want to know the triune being of God – which is “vital oxygen” for your life and joy.
So let’s dive in together into what will lead to greater joy and deeper relationship with God. Join the 2020 High School Winter Retreat for a time to get away for community, fun, and most of all, aim to know this personal and glorious Triune God.
DOXA youth ministry is pastor led, parent involved youth ministries. Our vision is to see disciples made for Jesus, through the glorious gospel. For this Winter Retreat, students from 9th-12th (high school) grade are all encouraged to come, along with friends. (Parents are welcome to come to camp, however it is not necessary).
The Refuge is a 300 acre property in Stockholm, WI with barns, cabins, hiking trails, a sledding hill. There are two separate bunk houses, extensive bathroom and shower facilities, a gymnasium, and game room. Our hope is this location will be context for fun, friendship, and for us to encounter Christ together.
Each family will be responsible for transportation to and from the retreat/camp. Students are encourage to carpool together.
What To Bring
Sheets or a sleeping bag for your bunk
Clothing for layers/warmth
Outdoor winter gear (for tubing/snow)
Paper Bible & Notebook, pen
Personal water bottle
Snacks in case you get the munchies
What Not to Bring
Because this retreat is intended to deepen your love for God and fellowship with one another, please do not bring anything that would distract you from this goal (i.e. phones, video games, etc).
The retreat is from Friday evening, Jan 31st through Sunday afternoon, Feb 2nd 2020.
Friday, Jan 31st:
6:00-8:30 PM – Registration and Check In
8:30 PM – Session 1
10:30 PM Snack/Bonfire
12:00 – Lights Out
Saturday, Feb 1st:
8-8:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Session 2
12:00-12:30pm – Lunch
5:00pm – Dinner
7:30pm- Session 3
10:00pm – Snack
11:00-11:30pm – Open Time
12:00 – Lights Out
Sunday, Feb 2nd:
9:00 – Breakfast
10:00 – Sunday Worship – Session 4
12:00 – Lunch
Clean up Camp/Cabins, Pack Up
1:30-2pm – Pick-Up/Departure
The cost of registration is $65.00.
Registration includes 2 nights lodging, meals and snacks (3 meals Sat, 2 meals Sunday), and activities.
Partial registrations are unavailable.
The registration deadline is January 19, 2020.
(Some scholarships available. See Nate Treguboff).