CHURCH FAMILY RETREAT – OCTOBER 7-8, 2017RetreatRegistrationButton



Dr. Steven Shafer, a counselor, executive life coach, and former chaplain with the Chicago Police Dept., will lead us through a time of self-discovery and relationship building amidst the beautiful Callaway Gardens. His wife Sandy will assist and join the activities.

After a delicious alfresco dinner, the inspirational Jan Tolbert, retired pastor of Carrollton Presbyterian Church, will lead our evening activities. Our time under the evening sky is sure to be a meaningful and musical time of bonding and renewal.

While all generations will be together at times, the children will also enjoy their own supervised agenda complete with outdoor excursions, games, Bible study and crafts; sure to be lots of fun! Youth will enjoy biking in the gardens, have their own session with Dr. Shafer, spend the night in a separate, chaperoned cabin, and have time to spend with both the adults and the children.


Registration for the 3rd Annual Church Family Retreat is open!  While the retreat is a two-day event, we realize everyone may not be able to attend both days. There are lodging options but please note the costs and what is included with each.
(Please remember to sign-up for the retreat itself by Oct. 1, regardless of your lodging choice.)

             After 9/30         
  Adults $60 $75  
  Children (ages 4 to 18) $15 $20  
  Children under 4 No Charge       



Retreat registration does not include hotel reservations or expense. Mountain Creek Inn at Callaway is holding a block of rooms for attendees at the discounted rate of $109 per night. Call 1-855-232-1378 to make your own room reservations before September 7. Rooms reserved after September 7 are on a “space & rate availability” basis only.

1. Stay onsite at Callaway Gardens.
(PREFERRED)  Call 1-855-232-1378 to reserve your onsite lodging and pay the special discout group rate of $109. This also gives you full access to Callaway Gardens. Be sure to register through NPC for the retreat.*

2.  Stay offsite. 
Make your own arrangements. Be sure to register through NPC for the retreat.*

3.  Sunday Only. 
Join us for worship at 11:00 am in the Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel. You will need to purchase your own Garden Admissions tickets, which will give you full access that day to stay and enjoy all that Callaway offers.

*The retreat registration fee includes lunch and dinner on Saturday, and helps to cover the cost of the event space and speaker fees. Check out Callaway Gardens for location information/directions/recreational activities.

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