Reviews & Testimonials of Keswick’s
Christian Retreat & Conference Center
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16:26 17 Jan 21
Grew up attending every summer enjoying paddle boats, swans, clean water, horseback riding great preaching and teaching!
17:19 02 Jun 20
The recovery of addiction through the Word of God!
22:10 29 Nov 20
Always a fabulous evening. Love this place.
00:26 23 May 20
everything! music worship testimonies and teachings superb! well done!
20:27 28 Oct 20
This is my very favorite place to visit. There is so much love, kindness and grace among the staff and guests. The food is always plentiful and delicious. I cannot recommend Keswick highly enough.
Brenda Arline Carpio
13:20 21 May 20
A place were Jesus Christ is loved, served and honored every day. It is a place where all who enter leave blessed and encouraged in their walk with the Lord. The guide book at America's Keswick is the Word of God.
02:12 21 Sep 20
I haven't been on a retreat in awhile but it's time I'm looking into bv it. I've been in Keswick a few vh times I'm looking to do a retreat this year
18:50 18 May 20
The staff is amazing. Keswick is a beautiful place to grow closer to Jesus
22:47 20 Sep 20
Beautiful place for fellowship
17:29 11 May 20
The teaching, the worship, the staff, the peaceful grounds. Been going for 40 years.
14:35 25 Jul 20
Wonderful family time together with the Lord Jesus.It doesn't get better than that. The staff there are wonderful and will do everything to help you feel comfortable and wanted .It is clean and the food is good. Love the music, speakers, indoor... pool, activities and the scenery . It really doesn't get better than this. We love it here.read more
Sandy Angelo Leonardis
18:11 08 Apr 20
This is a fantastic group. They are truly helping survivors. God bless everyone
15:44 10 Jul 20
America's Keswick is not just a beautiful place but you can feel the love of God and the peace as you walk through the wooded paths. It feels like your far from home but can be just around thr corner. The food is delious and fancy! It that wasnt... enough the teachers and singing lifts the soul. God does speack to hearts at Keswick!!read more
15:05 08 Apr 20
Without this ministry I would not be married 30 years nor have a Godly husband This ministry brought my husband to Gods saving grace
12:30 12 Aug 19
Keswick is a great place to visit with your church group, family and friends. It's truly a place where lives are changed. I've been to Keswick many times over the past 15 years on a number of retreats. Enjoy the opportunity to unwind, reconnect and... grow.read more
23:35 07 Apr 20
They have fantastic programs for anyone in need.
19:04 21 Jul 19
A beautiful place
Joshua David Paone
12:42 27 Jan 20
I had a great religious up bringing when I was in the colony it was a great experience
03:28 07 Apr 19
A wonderful place. Excellent staff!
01:28 03 Dec 19
everyone is nice there including bill welte and robert and joyce hayes too.
Luis Del Orbe
21:26 31 Mar 19
Very good program
17:29 02 Dec 19
I have some family members who graduated from your colony. God's presence is at this place. Your Ministry changes lives.
Sang Jun An
20:59 24 Mar 19
Gary W Holmesjr
21:52 01 Dec 19
Rich history, sweet people, great food, awesome events, ministers to many.
01:49 14 Mar 19
Great hidden gem.
13:30 11 Nov 19
Fantastic refreshment for any Christian and enlightening for all those that are away or lost.
22:14 07 Mar 19
Haven't been there in years . i must go back had an awesome time with my church family & everyone else it's priceless....
04:14 30 Oct 19
smorgasbord of excellent Bible teaching. Restful atmosphere. My father gave up smoking and rededicated his life to the Lord there. Many happy memories as a child.
10:54 04 Mar 19
Hermoso lugar bastante tranquilo y acogedor mis hijos se divierten mucho y nos llenamos espiritualmente de la palabra de Dios.
Jane Wilkinson Fee
03:30 20 Oct 19
A fabulous ministry. A beautiful location.
00:27 02 Mar 19
Steven R. Aird
14:23 11 Oct 19
very peaceful place where someone can find a relationship with God
13:11 25 Feb 19
01:58 03 Sep 19
If you are looking for a retreat or religious teaching experience, Keswick is a great place. There is also a Men's Retreat House and they have Men's and Women's Conferences there.
02:00 29 Nov 20
America's Keswick is a wonderful place to get away, to find peace and to spend time with the Lord. The staff is kind and welcoming, and the facilities are excellent. I enjoy swimming in the Olympic-sized indoor pool.
21:33 25 Aug 19
This is a very special place. You can feel Gods Grace and Mercy. Miracles happen here.
22:50 20 Sep 20
The place is absolutely beautiful! An awesome place for retreats and baptisms.
06:38 20 Aug 19
doing the four month program, and also the three month discipleship program.conference season is a blast hearing the word from all the different speakers.family week,TNT,circle of praise but most important besides the holy spirit of god always... beong present , the fellowship and brother hood.Americas keswick is a very special place it's full of love and unity.read more
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20:58 22 Jul 20
Sarun A Chinskul
18:04 02 Aug 19
Very excellent place to seek the Lord and relax
01:42 01 Aug 19
Amazing place with amazing people of all denominations of Christianity. I say who cares about denominations, we should be one body accomplishing different tasks with the many God given gifts. If confused, just ask the Holy Spirit until a clear... response comes.read more
17:54 26 Jul 19
Bible teaching & setting great place to learn & pray !
21:46 02 Apr 19
01:02 26 Jul 19
Awesome place to come & learn and grow in the Lord !!!
11:50 15 Mar 19
Excellent work for Jesus Christ!
22:46 20 Jun 19
It's a successful place where addicts of all kinds can have GOD Change hearts and Transform lives. 120 day program with an 8 month follow-up. GREAT success rate.
18:27 07 Mar 19
God is at work in this place.
Suzanne B. Finter
02:03 07 Jun 19
Beautiful, heavenly place where the staff is so warm and friendly and thethey are doing an amazing job with the Colony of Mercy and Barbara’s Place. The Spirit of God surrounds Keswick and is indeed transforming lives here!
15:01 25 Feb 19
Great retreat center. Nice grounds.
Laura Anointed M Byrd
12:13 16 Apr 19
I love the place and all that it has to offer for a weekend retreat cannot wait to go back in November 2019 for the Women 2 Women Retreat. What a wonderful time I has with my Sistah's in Christ and the presence of God was in the midst. What a Mighty... God we serve. The whole layout of the place is wonderfully planned to explore.read more
00:33 04 Oct 20
One of the most beautiful place in the country. and peaceful.
Bishop John Raja Dorai
23:30 27 Feb 19
it's a place with Gods presence with Godly people
11:14 30 Aug 19
We go for the family summer week every year. It is amazing and all of our kids love it. Wonderful Christian teachings in a peaceful nature setting.
Boom Richardson Mcneil
12:50 28 Nov 18
A church with diversity is rare in Ocean County, NJ
15:57 29 Mar 19
Beautiful place to visit, especially at Christmas.
23:15 25 Nov 18
I was fortunate to participate in an event about 5 years ago, when Pastor Ángel Madera was giving and amazing teaching to a congregation that had invited him and he asked me to go with him. As soon as you enter there’s a Peace that you can tangibly... feelread more
03:12 02 Mar 19
Dawn Daniels Baumeister
13:55 19 Oct 18
A great place for both spiritual refreshment and healing centered on Christ and His transforming power.
22:08 20 Sep 20
Love the serene space.
01:42 19 Oct 18
Friendly and accomadating staff, beautifully maintained grounds, delicious food, and sufficient amenities...why wouldn't I come back?
16:06 10 Mar 19
It is peaceful. Great food. Great facilities. Charm staff.
02:40 12 Oct 18
Every visit to America’s Keswick is uplifting and life changing!
22:34 23 May 19
Un lugar hermoso donde puedes hacer un retiro x semanas y no te aburres de la maravilla que encuentras, me encanta xq es un lugar hermoso para distraerse, olvidarse d todo... respiras otro ambiente. Te dan desayuno, almuerzo y cena es buffet.... Riquísimo puedes ver móviles, entrar a la biblioteca, etc.read more
Cindy Smith Stuber
21:51 05 Oct 18
I love being here.
03:43 14 Dec 20
The best place where love flows and accountability take place for men and women I will recommend all who are ready to get from underneath the devil's feet.
Chrissy Nd Hannah DeVera
05:22 15 Aug 18
its a great place me and my family loves it here😍maybe see u next year
Linda M Salcfas
19:40 07 Jul 18
19:39 02 Jul 18
Had such an amazing time camping with the children from Rio de Vida/River of Life Church! We will definitely be back again�
Mildred E Rojas
02:57 27 Jun 18
This place is the perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. As soon as I drove in I felt the peace bubbling this place. Quiet enough to hear yourself think, meditate and listen to the inner voice. The trees, the lake and... pathways are so inviting. The staff is always courteous and respectful. I love this place!read more
21:30 14 May 18
I recommend the love for that place and how gods using that place as well
Susan Necita Newell
11:52 12 May 18
This place changes lives of those who have no hope and are chained to their addictions. ❤️
Joe Joyce Ellis
18:40 13 Apr 18
An awesome place for spiritual refreshment and fellowship.
Gisell Mariel Aguilar
21:56 05 Mar 18
Un lugar hermoso donde uno encuentra la tranquilidad y paz interior por que siempre está y estará nuestro padre celestial ahi esperando mi pronto regreso me encanto!
22:31 12 Feb 18
My husband and I attended the Valentine's Dinner and show with friends. The prime rib was delicious, the staff was wonderful and the show was very uplifting. Our first time there and we will plan on attending future events.
02:06 04 Feb 18
Absolutely an awesome place.....Hallowed ground..
Laura Higgins Finlaw
03:03 30 Jan 18
Clean, Christian friendly, much fun. Very helpful greeter, good food, beautiful location.
21:35 14 Dec 17
A beautiful place to listen with a quiet heart. A walk around the lake is wonderful.
01:25 14 Dec 17
Warm atmosphere, great guest speaker/entertainer, and the food was awesome!!!! Good Christian fellowship.
01:40 26 Nov 17
Absolutely gorgeous people inside out, beautiful peaceful place, history and making a profound difference in the community and World!!! Thank you for your service to the Lord, our King!
02:36 30 Oct 17
Great Place for Retreats, camping or lodging. Good economically recovery options. Place to go for solitude and direction for your life..... Attended Rock Ministries Mens Retreat in 2017 We will be there also fall of 2018. Open year round. Hope to... go just for escape some time over winter. Large indoor pool.......So much more...read more
Randy Gordon Scott
10:49 25 Oct 17
I have yet to visit but I have friends who keep me connected to this awesome and God blessed ministry! Plus I read the morning devotions and have been blessed by them! I will get there one day soon, hopefully for the Christmas dinner and Cynthia... Clawson!read more
Shari Lynn Gallett Franco
21:52 23 Oct 17
America's Keswick is a beautiful scenic spot to relax, renew and reconnect with the Lord. I've been going there for the past 20 years to the Womens (Girls) Weekend third weekend in October. It is an annual destination for my family and friends. ... The staff at Americas Keswick are so lovely. LOVE THE THRIFT SHOP!!!The FOOD IS FABULOUS!!!read more
Lynn Brown McKinney
12:50 01 Oct 17
Nurturing environment. Decent living quarters-a little old.
Ziza Da Paz
12:12 29 Sep 17
Took our youth ministry there this summer! We all had a great time, the entire staff was professional, efficient, and accommodating. All of our kids enjoyed it, plenty of activities, great food, great facilities! According to the teens, even the... wifi was good! Lol. We highly recommend!read more
Vern Dela Cruz
14:39 11 Sep 17
So peaceful and the staff was great and they feed you well..Very clean place.I would go back again if my church goes again.
00:08 30 Aug 17
Un lugar hermoso, lleno de paz y lo más importante, el Señor está allí siempre esperándote! Me encanta!
01:57 28 Aug 17
Amazing place of peace, love and hope! I felt as if I was standing on holy ground as we sang, prayed and proclaimed the name of Jesus as our deliverer.
01:16 11 Aug 17
Over the many years that I have attended America's Keswick God has gotten the praise the Glory and the honor through it all. To God be the Glory. And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who are called according to... His purpose. God has definitely called America's Keswick for His purposes. ROMANS 8: 28.read more
15:43 10 Aug 17
THIS IS THE REAL THING NOT THE GARBAGE IN THE REAL WORLD...
02:43 17 Jul 17
Precioso lugar para disfrutar con la familia en Cristo!!!! Tendré que regresar pronto !!! Dios ew maravilloso !!!!
12:14 09 Jun 17
A little taste of heaven on earth. America's Keswick is a great place to go to when you need to get a break from a crazy, busy life. Walk around the beautiful grounds and commune with God. Listen to the music of Robert and Joyce Hayes and be... blessed. Learn from excellent speakers. The staff works very hard to make insure a great stay for you.read more
01:21 07 Jun 17
The theme here is VICTORY. No in betweens. A can do attitude, any slaggards will be shuffled along, till they catch up.
00:44 17 May 17
Thank you Cherry for your time.....I look forward to the next patent meeting. Hope you have a great week.
19:03 11 May 17
It was my first time there ! I felt at peace and singing on top of my lungs more so than my Church ( shush ) they will put me in the choirs ! I loved the guest speaker I was able too relate right off the bat with her....Beautiful place !
00:57 10 Apr 17
Always love going there !Great place ,great people !!!!
23:31 09 Apr 17
Always a blessing! If you have never visited, you must!
20:47 02 Apr 17
It is a beautiful place. It is clean and warm. The food is good and plentiful and the facilities are immaculate and appropriate.
Theodore Biggame Johnson
14:01 02 Apr 17
I didn't go there but so many times but when I did it was good to fellowship with my church members outside of the church it was fun
16:55 26 Mar 17
Very nice place. First time there. Great facilities,Food, and awesome staff professional and very friendly and courteous! Highly recommend going there
16:19 13 Mar 17
Thank you Father that a place like this exists! Not only is it a place of restoration for God's children who are struggling with addiction, it is ALSO a haven for God's children who want to take the time to come and be refreshed and renewed as they... take some time away from busy schedules and life and just fellowship with friends who all desire to draw closer to God.Always an amazing time, great food, great accommodations, and enough recreational activities to satisfy everyone from age 8 to 80!!read more
18:02 11 Mar 17
From the grounds to the people for what it stands for it's one of my favorite places in the world.
Lois Calvelli Halleck
00:02 11 Mar 17
I just love the Keswick!! I feel the presence of God the moment I drive on the property. I have felt like family since the first time I went over 3 years ago!!!! I always look forward to seeing "old" friends and making new friends, and to see what... the Lord has in store! A great place for men and women's addiction, and their families! Continued prayers for Gods great work there, those who work there, and of course the men and women who go thru the program. God blessread more
01:09 07 Mar 17
Maravilloso,lugar Lleno de Amor,Paz,Diversion,Transformacion y Gozo en Dios,100% Recomendado.con excelente Personal mis bendiciones.
La Ruby Tineo
12:10 26 Feb 17
Excelente Lugar, se respira paz, tranquilidad ,hermandad, mas diversion sana con el Amor y lad palabras del senor.es como para siempre querer regresar .para mi esta es mi tercera vez. Yyyy regresare con el poder de dios
05:31 26 Feb 17
excelente lugar,lleno de paz,amor compañerismo,,y sobre todo amor por el projimo,,se predica la palabra y también se aplica la palabra,
Letty Sosa Polanco
19:10 25 Feb 17
Will love to go there � please sent me information for a religious group, may be Our women congress!
Susan Necita Newell
10:28 16 Feb 17
Keswick is the best! They give hope to many who thought there was none ... And their hope comes from Jesus! If you have a family member suffering from addiction, check them out!
22:44 11 Feb 17
We were blessed by our church to come here for the couples retreat. My wife and I are having a great time in the Lord. America's KESWICK retreats will most definitely become part our family tradition too.
16:56 09 Feb 17
So very very impressed with this community... my first time here but will be returning. You instantly see a level of integrity and commitment... to healing... from inside and out. And I never expected a really delicious lunch... it was even hot... I... have been to some large hotels and don't receive as good as this.read more
02:39 07 Feb 17
I spent my last weekend with my church and my 2 kids. This place is amazing!!! The place is beautiful, the people working there are just amazing, speaker was beyond my expectations. I can't wait to come back!
Cindy Williamson Sims
21:11 14 Dec 16
Wonderful experience and thoroughly enjoyed Eleanor Isaacson
18:19 29 Nov 16
Americas Keswick is a great place and as any place where God is discussed this place God speaks to hearts and transforms lives
22:04 27 Nov 16
My husband, son & I were able to travel to America's Keswick for the Christmas concert tonite from North Jersey. It was a Terrific concert with Gorgeous decorations, very talented singers and actors, and a Sweet Presence of the Lord! Thank you,... Dr. Welte & your Competent Staff!read more
00:00 27 Nov 16
What an amazing place to fellowship and enjoy the word of god. Amenities and food are awesome.
Jan Shorey Zinck
02:07 26 Nov 16
I could listen to the Bill Welte & Robert Hayes piano duets for hours!!
Eloina Diaz Morciglio
13:47 08 Nov 16
America's Keswick is a place where you can be at peace. There are many areas in their beautiful grounds where you can relax from the hectic city life and commune with God. All year round the staff prays for your upcoming event. What a blessing! The... Staff and leaders serve with the Lord in mind. The Keswick has a rich history and has an excellent Recovery Ministry. Our women's group has held their annual retreats there for the past 15 yrs. Minister Ellie Diaz, Women 2 Women Ministriesread more
Carol A. Bibik Fabianovicz
17:50 04 Nov 16
Always a great time at America's Keswick... Love singing the old hymns of the church & the new ones...
00:26 24 Oct 16
My mom and I went there for the girls weekend and we had such a great time! The staff was amazing, the food was great and the speaker was amazing. Can't wait for next year! #mystory
07:05 01 Oct 16
I have come to Keswick four years now through the church I go to in Brooklyn, NY called Horizon Christian Fellowship. I come there for a men's retreat we have each year. I really have enjoyed my stay there each time. The grounds are peaceful and... serene, the food is always good along with a helpful and friendly staff. Thank youread more
00:05 27 Sep 16
When i thought it was the end...a neighbor gave Rob number to my wife...she ask the Pastor to call him...and they said i can change mh life if i accept the program...and there..i will find the answer...and i can have a chance to know Jesus...and... there i start read the bible...and i God talk to me when was at devotional... For I know the plans i have for you,"declares the LORD,"plans to prosper you and not to harm you,plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11Thank God for my life...and thanks America's KESWICK for help me...read more
23:53 16 Sep 16
where God is changing Hearts !Awesome sunsets over the lake !
03:38 26 Jun 16
The presence of GOD was there , but the motel image and old dirty and run down rooms with no TV or A/C , bathrooms outdated where very unpleasant.
18:08 16 Jun 16
Helps people really get back on there feet through relationship with Lord Jesus Christ! Amen !
20:49 25 May 16
I think Keswick is the most peaceful & most refreshing place this side of the Rocky Mountains! God helped me through Keswick to guide me through some rough times... I can't thank God or Keswick enough!!
08:42 12 Apr 16
Peaceful place with caring people too and I met wonderful brethren there. I will love to repeat my visit.
00:42 15 Feb 16
Americas Keswick is a place of healing and restoration it changed our lives our marriage and our family .
23:35 12 Feb 16
I love the staff and fellowship. Christian living place and get inspire talks, music along with God's Word AMEN. I recommend America's KESWICK to everyone I talk to you thank you
Barbara Jane McLaughlin
18:29 30 Jan 16
This is a Place where Jesus does speak to our hearts, and the fellowship is Awesome, this has Always been the Lords Family, I have been Blessed to be a part of the Family of God!! We have been coming to America's Keswick . Started in 1985, Praise... the Lord!!! , it is our second home , my husband John went home to be with the Lord Augest 21 ,2014, I still come to Keswick, It is my family, and I Love you ALL, Praise the Lord for you ALL!!!!read more
15:50 30 Jan 16
My Husband was there in the 1985 Truly a God sent ,For our Family ,Always was wondering why they did not have help for women So great to see,there is now a place for women ,Thank You God !!!!!
14:44 12 Jan 16
Awesome place. Good food. Lots of activities to do.
12:45 11 Jan 16
I just looved the quietness & the serenity of the place...
Fernand De Los Reyes
16:54 15 Dec 15
America's Keswick provides comfortable amenities for the weekend retreat despite dated fixtures. There is a variety of menu that fits every diet. Highly recommended!
13:15 15 Dec 15
It's a refuge, a place where you can just regroup. It's a safe haven, a world of its own,. A taste of what heaven may be like. A place where people actually get their life back. I love America's Keswick
Min Thea Fitzpatrick
23:24 14 Dec 15
I've attended Christian Womens retreats here for the past several years: beautiful grounds, lovely accommodations, and great staff!
15:58 05 Dec 15
Great retreat place for Wilmington Christian School
22:46 29 Nov 15
I've had many friends and family come here. My father volunteers here. It DOES CHANGE LIVES. When I walk on the property you can just...feel the presence of God. I love it!
20:38 28 Nov 15
Beautiful, peaceful place where God is most certainly present; a place where messes become messages, victims become victorious, and tests become testimonies.
02:53 03 Nov 15
Very inspiring , relaxing, refreshing & the food is always served by a great wait staff. Always blessed when we stay at this Blessed place...
00:42 25 Oct 15
My experience at Americas Keswick was a time I will always cherish.The people are wonderful and caring.Truly changed my life.God has surely blessed that place
18:17 04 Oct 15
I come every year for the Tree of Life women's retreat. If you come seeking God, you will find what you're looking for at Keswick. I'm never disappointed in the facilities or the staff. I plan to be a visitor for many years to come.
11:05 01 Oct 15
Went to the monthly hymn sing. What a blessed time. 500 people singing praises to our LORD.
01:30 30 Apr 15
Keswick is a place where our awesome God is at work in amazing ways and the people that work there are great.
David P. Reader
20:19 05 Dec 14
Had a wonderful experience at the Colony. Probably saved my life.
13:21 04 Oct 14
My dad was a "patient" here over 25 years ago, unfortunately he was not a man who wanted to change his life! But I will never forget having breakfast there visiting him and having my first EVER chocolate eclair!
20:53 08 Aug 14
It is a beautiful place to go for vacation and listen to the word of God. Wonderful work is being done by Keswick, saving souls and changing lives. God bless all the workers and the colony men. Keep up the good work.
Gerri Ann Eichele
06:11 12 Jun 14
I absolutely love it here! I love the staff, their commitment to the men in the colony, the grounds, where there is total serenity, I love Sunday services, TNT, all the men in the colony, watching them change and transform through Christ. ..and... seeing my own son becoming a man beyond my hopes and dreams. God truly transforms lives on these grounds and speaks to the hearts of all who enter. I am learning and growing with my son and the men here and I'm grateful to the Lord and all who serve him!read more
05:52 16 Feb 14
The commitment of staff to God's standard of excellence is evident in ALL areas, especially the teaching & music ministries, truly makes this place a diamond in the pines!
17:26 29 Nov 13
A nice relaxing place, I had a wonderful time.
19:06 03 Jul 13
Great place to get your heart transformed.
12:53 30 May 13
Upon arriving take a deep breath. Open your eyes and see the beauty of America's Keswick while feeling His love deep within you.