April 17-19, 2009 - Dixon Church of the Brethren
Where: Dixon Church of the Brethren is at 215 N. Court St., Dixon, Ill.
Who: All youth currently in 9th-12th grades, and advisors
Theme: "Mission Near and Far"
Leadership: Beth Gunzel, a member of York Center Church of the Brethren, recently returned from doing economic development work for the Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic; now she’s working with the “Growing Home” project in Chicago. Beth will talk about her work and how we can connect with our neighbors in need, whether they’re in another country or just a few miles down the road.
Schedule: Register between 7-8 p.m. Friday evening; we'll finish after worship on Sunday morning. In addition to our sessions with Beth, the weekend will include times of worship, good food, recreation and games, a service project, and more.
How much?: $30 for youth; advisors accompanying youth attend at no charge.
Please register by April 10. Forms are available on www.cobyouth.org.
Note: If fewer than a dozen registrations have been received by April 10th, then the retreat will have to be canceled.
Please watch www.cobyouth.org for any updates.