Category: Retreat Planning

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How to Choose the Perfect Retreat Center Based on Your Goals

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

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The retreat center you choose for your next big event has to meet your goals – but how do you find one that matches what you need to accomplish? The first step: Clearly define your goals for the retreat. Once that’s done, you can begin your search for a retreat center that meets your guests’ […]


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3 Steps to Choosing the Best Retreat Center Based on Your Audience

Posted on December 27, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning


Choosing a retreat center is a big decision – and it’s one that requires you to zero in on your audience while you’re still in the planning stages for your retreat. Your audience’s demographics will help determine: What type of retreat center you need What amenities and activities need to be near the retreat center […]


5 Ways to Raise Money for a Church Retreat

Posted on November 14, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

Church retreats don’t pay for themselves – it’s typically up to the organizers to come up with ways to fund the entire operation. Planning is hard work, and so is determining how to finance a church retreat and everything it includes, such as: Food and beverages Lodging Materials Transportation Marketing Miscellaneous costs So how do […]


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8 Ways to Get the Word Out About Your Upcoming Church Retreat

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning


Planning a church retreat is exciting – and getting the word out about it so others can enjoy the fruits of your labor is incredibly important. Here are eight ways to get the word out about your upcoming church retreat that will drum up plenty of excitement and maximize attendance. 8 Ways to Get the […]


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5 Check-in Tips for Your Upcoming Church Retreat

Posted on October 2, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

When you’re planning a church retreat, whether it’s for kids, adults or everyone in-between, it’s important that you implement check-in procedures that are easy to train workers to use – and that don’t inconvenience your guests. Here are five check-in tips for your upcoming church retreat that you’ll be glad to use. 5 Check-In Tips […]


4 Questions to Ask a Christian Retreat Center When Choosing a Location

Posted on August 31, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

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Location, location, location.   This is the mantra when it comes to real estate yet it also rings true in the context of selecting a Christian retreat center. The space in which your retreat is conducted matters just as much as the activities and theme you select for the event.  Let’s take a look at […]


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How to Get Your Significant Other to Attend a Couples Retreat

Posted on July 30, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning


Convincing a significant other to attend a couples retreat might prove challenging. After all, not everyone is naturally excited about spending multiple days or a week away from home, family, work, the Internet, Netflix, and everything else that’s familiar. If talking about feelings, “Love Languages”, relationships, etc. is on the agenda…passion for attending a retreat […]


5 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning Retreats for Women

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning


It should be common knowledge that retreats for women are by design unique from other types of retreats. And that’s a great thing. We see this as a huge opportunity to create lasting and impactful experiences for retreat participants. You have an opportunity to bring a group of women closer together, improve one another in a […]


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5 Goals to Focus on When Attending a Married Couples Retreat

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

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A marriage retreat is a perfect way to rekindle your love. However, simply showing up without a plan and seeing how things go might not prove as beneficial as you expect. The best approach is to establish some goals to work toward during your married couples retreat. Put in a little bit of preparatory work and you […]


How to Increase Sign Ups for Your Upcoming Weekend Retreat

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

Planning a weekend retreat will prove that much easier if you are confident people will actually attend. If only a few people sign up for the retreat in the initial days or weeks after opening enrollment, you might feel a bit hesitant to truly invest yourself in the planning process. The key is to build […]


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