Category: Retreat Planning

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5 Ways to Raise Money for a Church Retreat

Posted on November 14, 2018 by Carl Lefever 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 Carl Lefever 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 […]


5 Ways to Prepare Participants for Your Church Retreat

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

A church retreat is the perfect way to bring your congregation together in a new environment that allows for stronger bonds and growth. The destination and activities your group selects are just as important as the preparations. If church members have a general idea of what to expect, what they will need for a successful […]


How to Plan a Better Women’s Retreat

Posted on March 29, 2018 by Erin Culleny in Retreat Planning

If you are pondering ideas for a women’s retreat, you might feel a bit overwhelmed. You’re probably considering a number of different ideas. Your group might be inundating you with their own unique suggestions. The challenge lies in selecting the best destination and activities for your particular group. Let’s take a look at a few […]


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