Theme: Male Friends for Life
The retreat involves a combination of short presentations, personal reflections and group participation. This process has long been used to provide a safe, respectful space for reflection and group sharing that is completely invitational. Participation is at an individual’s comfort level.
Facilitator: Murray Watson
- Make new friends
- Enjoy the Niagara Region
- Relax and nurture your spirit
- Enjoy quiet time and reflection
- Join together in Sunday Worship
- Enjoy great accommodations and food!
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 10?
All participants are asked to arrive between 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. so that they can register and settle in their rooms before dinner. The Retreat is from 4:00 p.m. Friday to Sunday Lunch.
What are the Sleeping arrangements?
18 Flexible occupancy bedrooms with (bunk bed and single) to accommodate 2 to 3 people. If numbers require there will be 3 people assigned to a room. Each room has a full washroom. Rooms will be assigned. We will accommodate roommate requests for couples and friends. Single occupancy cannot be accommodated. Carpool can be arranged.
What should I not bring?
You are not to bring any snacks, bottle water, nuts or food unless it is a special dietary necessity. Do not bring any sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, sleeping bags, alcohol, drugs, pets
What should I Bring?
You should bring indoor shoes or slippers, hiking shoes/boots, personal toiletries, any medication you require, bug spray, comfortable clothes for relaxing, sunscreen, hats and sunglasses, reusable water container( if you use one), games for games night, ear plugs (if you are a light sleeper) and a small flashlight.
A comfortable and safe environment for all, alcohol, drug and scent free. Extra pillows will be available, if needed. Quiet in the sleeping wings after 11:00 p.m. Playing of personal music, in the common areas and the bedroom areas, headphones should be used.
Registration Fee covers:
The cost of accommodations, 6 meals, coffee/tea/water,snacks, a facilitator, Sunday Service and all supplies for the retreat activities. Fees are refundable up to one week prior to the retreat.
- Registration Fees: Regular registration: $200.00
- First time registration: $180.00
- Young Adults (18-25): $160.00
- No refunds after May 5th
- Donations to the bursary fund are welcome and encouraged
- The retreat is from 4:00 p.m. Friday to Sunday Lunch.
- Carpool can be arranged
Food Disclaimer: Reasonable effort to accommodate your gluten free and vegetarian dietary needs will be made. If you need a specific dietary food it is your responsibility to bring this specific dietary food with you.