Once in a while, Christians need some time away from their usual environment and go to places where they may not only draw closer to God, but also to each other. Christian retreat centers in New England are a case in point of opportunities for the assembly of groups like the youth, men, or women, facilitating the sharing of word of God and their personal living. Likewise, the escapes facilitate the creation of new friendships among those who attend.
Here are some practical suggestions for how you can plan the perfect getaway for a Christian gathering:
Come Up With an Agenda
Each spiritual retreat is planned for a primary purpose. No matter the characteristics of the retreat, precedence should be given to teaching the world of God. Numerous platforms exist for such a purpose, for example keynote talks, small group discussions, and workshops. It’s also important to schedule for worship in the form of singing, praying, meditating, and even studying.
Schedule for Entertainment
Your retreat need not be confined within just devotion and listening to speakers. You could plan for entertainment that will suit the specific group that’s been invited. It’s …