2024 Battle Retreat

March 9, 10:00am - March 10, 2024 1:00pm

The Battle Retreat is for Middle School & High School guys 6th-12th grade. This retreat is designed to help Middle School & High School guys connect with God and each other! The retreat consists of: worship, small groups, outside activities; supervised work projects; good food; separate sleeping cabins for Middle School and High School guys. Please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your young man at the Koinonia Farms Camp: 15605 Long Run Rd, Laurelville, OH 43135 . Deadline to sign up is Friday, March 8th at 7pm! Top 7 important retreat details: Safety is our #1 priority! We will be focusing our worship times & devotional times on the book of Ephesians. The Battle Retreat is focused on Ephesians 6:10-20 Each guy is facing a spiritual battle. We want to equip them to win that spiritual battle by depending on Jesus, finding accountability with their brothers in Christ, and diving into God’s word for direction and correction. We will be outside if there is not severe weather. (Lightning, tornado, or whatever Ohio comes up with) If it is raining and it is not too cold, we will play and work outside. We do have the ability to work and play inside if needed. We have limited cellphone service while at the retreat. Here is the phone number to call in case of an emergency. Ask for Josh Riffle. Here is Michael’s number (Owner of the camp) cellphone number: 614-332-3230 & land line- 740-332-9541 Please pray for… everyone’s safety, the Holy Spirit to be present in our worship times, accountability groups/ small groups to form after the retreat so the guys can experience victory over their battles through accountability with each other and direction and correction from God’s word. the Holy Spirit to help any young men who have not surrendered their lives to Christ to make that commitment this weekend. Drop off time is Saturday, March 9th at 10am. Pick up is Sunday, March 10th at 1pm. Retreat address: 15605 Long Run Rd Laurelville, Ohio 43135 Packing list: Sleeping bag or other bedding and pillow Reusable water bottle Close toed shoes or cleats Flashlight Towel & wash cloths. Toiletries Clothes and shoes that you do not mind them getting muddy! A couple trash bags to putting muddy used clothes in. Coat, hat, & gloves if you feel they are needed. (please check the weather) https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/laurelville/43135/daily-weather-forecast/2086378 Bible Pen Cellphone charge If you would like to pack snacks, they are welcome. What not to bring: Bad attitude Rebellious attitude Gaming devices Weapons Fireworks Drugs Alcohol