Theme: Circle of Trust
Where is the retreat and how do I drive there?
The Retreat will be held at Jericho House, 10845 Rathfon Road, Wainfleet, Ontario, L0S1V0.
How to get to Jericho House
30 minutes from the heart of Niagara Peninsula or the Canada/US border, 60 minutes from Hamilton, 90 minutes from Waterloo and 2 hours from London, Toronto, and Barrie, Jericho’s location has the unique benefit of providing a country setting near at hand. Please consult map.
Barrie: Hwy 400S to 401W to 403 to QEW(Niagara) to Victoria Ave. (Reg. Rd 24) to Hwy 3 to south on Rathfon Rd. Buffalo: Hwy 3W to Rathfon Rd. and turn le . London: Hwy 401E to 403E to Lincoln Alexander Pkwy (becomes Red Hill) to QEW Niagara to Victoria Ave. (Reg. Rd. 24) to Hwy 3 to south on Rathfon Rd. Waterloo: Hwy 8 south to 403E to QEW Niagara to Victoria Ave. (Reg. Rd. 24) to Hwy 3 to south on Rathfon Rd. Toronto: 401 to 403 to QEW Niagara to Victoria Ave. (Reg. Rd. 24) to Hwy 3 to south Rathfon Road.
What time are we expected to arrive on Friday May 12th? All participants are asked to arrive between 4pm-7pm so that they can register and settle in their rooms before dinner.
What are the Sleeping arrangements? 18 Flexible occupancy bedrooms with (one double, one single and one pull out bed) to accommodate 2 to 3 people. Each room has a full washroom. Rooms will be assigned. We will accommodate roommate requests for couples and friends.
What is included in the Registration Fee? The cost of accommodations, 6 meals, all day coffee/sweets, professional facilitator, Sunday Service and all supplies for the retreat activities. Fees are refundable up to one week prior to the retreat. No refunds after May 5th.
What should I not bring? Please read carefully the following items:You are not to bring any snacks, bottle water, nuts or any kind of food. Do not bring any sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, sleeping bags, alcohol, drugs, pets. This retreat is scent free.
What should I Bring? You should bring indoor shoes or slippers, hiking shoes/boots, personal toiletries, non scent soap, folding chair (if possible), any medication you require, bug spray, comfortable clothes for relaxing, sunscreen, hats and sunglasses, games for games night.
In order to maintain a comfortable and safe environment for all, our retreat is alcohol, drug and scent free. Extra pillows will be available if needed.
The retreat involves short presentations, individual reflection and group participation. It provides a safe, respectful space for reflection and group sharing. You can expect to:
-Participate according to one’s comfort level
– Make new friends
– Bond with men
– Enjoy the beauty of the Niagara Region near the shores of Lake Erie
– Laugh, sing, play and relax
– Nurture your spirit
– Find courage for the future
– Sunday Worship Service
– Enjoy great food
– Celebrate your life
Jericho House is wheelchair accessible, has a games/recreational room, nature walk, hiking trails, wi-fi, outdoor labyrinth, bonfire, air conditioning, rooms with full washrooms, dining area, conference area, chapel.