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. . . In the image of God he created them . . . Genesis 1:27
Starting in Genesis, we’ll be learning about God’s design for marriage and how we can reflect His image in our relationships. The Richie Furay Band will be leading us in worship. Richie is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was the founding member of the bands Poco and Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills and Neil Young. Richie is now a pastor in Colorado. He and his wife Nancy will share their amazing testimony along with some great music! For more information about Richie visit; http://www.richiefuray.com/history.html
We hope you can join us! We will be away in the mountains for the whole weekend, Friday night to Sunday afternoon - 3 days, 2 nights, 5 meals, private rooms . . . $396.00 per couple, all inclusive.
Our special weekend will be January 27-29, 2012 at the:
Calvary Chapel Conference Center
26409 Hwy 189
Twin Peaks, CA 92391
Phone (909) 337-6116
Your private rooms at the conference center will include, clean towels, sheets, blankets, pillows and pillow cases and soap. The rooms do not have blow dryers, coffee makers, shampoo or lotion, nor do they include the hardly ever used shower cap, shoe shine or needle & thread kits.
Thank you so much for cooperating with our "no children" policy at this marriage retreat. It's not easy to line up child care for the whole weekend but the time away together as a couple will be well worth it.
There will not be organized carpooling, however, if you know any other couples who are going, it always a good idea to carpool if you can make those arrangements. We recommend checking weather and road conditions prior to departure to determine if you’ll need to bring chains.
On Friday, couple's may arrive as early as 3pm, there is a coffee shop where you may fellowship. Couples can begin registration and check into your rooms as early as 4pm.
The retreat will officially start at dinner at 7pm on Friday night with our Friday night session to follow dinner. The retreat will end at Noon on Sunday.
If you enjoy early morning coffee, on Saturday and Sunday morning, complimentary fresh Starbucks coffee will be available at 6:00 AM in the main lobby.
Detailed schedules will be provided upon arrival.
HEALTH, SAFETY, AND SPECIAL NEEDS
In the mornings and evenings, it's common to have patches of ice along the walkways, please be extra careful when walking around.
The elevation of Twin Peaks is approx 5,000 feet elevation.
For those with pre-existing heart, blood pressure or breathing problems as
well as those on "Beta blocker" type medications, please consult with your
doctor before making the trip up the mountain. Less air pressure at altitude
results in less oxygen and can adversely affect those in the aforementioned
Please let me know ASAP if there is anyone who needs an ADA compliant room.
If any of you have a medical reason why you'll need to bring your own special food, the conference center has offered to keep it refrigerated for you and they will be happy to heat it up in a microwave for you at our regular meal times.
You're invited to join in helping out in the various areas of service before and/or during our retreat weekend.
There will be a special meeting for all couples interested in serving during the marriage retreat. The meeting will be here at Calvary Chapel Pacific Hills in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, January 22 at 1:00pm. Lunch will be provided. We'll be stuffing bags and breaking up into various groups to receive orientation and training to equip couples to serve in a variety of tasks during our retreat weekend. This meeting is optional and it's only necessary if you would like to help out with the retreat. Following is a list of groups that you can join. The couples who serve enjoy blessing other couples and getting to know others the process.
Couple's may serve in more than one group if they wish.
Check out the list to see where you'll fit in!!!!
ALL AROUND GENERAL HELPERS
This group consists of people who want to serve but don't have a particular area in mind and may be called up to serve in a variety of tasks.
This group will be responsible for decorating the dinner tables. People in this group will need to arrive early on Friday to help with decorations.
This group will be responsible for transporting the bags to the Conference Center and stuffing the bags at the retreat on Friday. People in this group will need to arrive early on Friday
This group will be responsible for welcoming couples as they arrive at the conference center and registering them into their rooms, issuing keys, maps, etc. We'll also need some strapping young lads would like to be available to help other folks carry their luggage to their room. People in this group will need to arrive early on Friday
This team will be responsible to transport of items up to the conference center. People in this group will need to arrive early on Friday.
This team is responsible for staffing tables throughout the weekend for a variety of tasks, including, handing out information, selling books and CD's for the speakers and musicians, etc.
I-5 N to CA-55 N to CA-91 E to I-15 N to CA-210 E to CA-18/WATERMAN AVENUE exit Turn LEFT onto N. WATERMAN AVE/CA-18. Take WATERMAN AVE/CA-18 approx. 17 miles. Turn LEFT onto LAKE GREGORY DR. then immediately turn RIGHT onto CA-189. Follow CA-189 through the city of Twin Peaks and the Conference Center is on the Right side of the street.
Travel time is approx an hour and a half, with traffic, two and a half hours or more.
You may want to take the following alternate route if you're leaving from the Los Angeles area or if the 91 Fwy is heavily congested and you don't have Fastrak;
I-5 N to CA-57 N onto CA-60 E (signs for Pomona/Riverside) merge onto I-15 N toward N (Barstow) to CA-210 E to the CA-18/WATERMAN AVENUE exit Turn LEFT onto N. WATERMAN AVE/CA-18. Take WATERMAN AVE/CA-18 approx. 17 miles. Turn LEFT onto LAKE GREGORY DR. then immediately turn RIGHT onto CA-189. Follow CA-189 through the city of Twin Peaks and the Conference Center is on the Right side of the street.
Please keep our weekend in prayer - it really does make all the difference!
Please contact me if you have any questions, also, be sure to bring my cell phone number along with you up the mountain.
May God richly bless you,
Calvary Chapel Pacific Hills
24481 Moulton Parkway
Aliso Viejo, CA 92637
(949) 362-7475 (Church Office)
(949) 306-7133 (Mobile)