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ICON All-Church Retreat 2019

Registration is open for the All-Church Retreat!


The 2019 retreat is September 20-22 at Timber-lee Camp, East Troy, Wisconsin.

This time away from Friday evening through Sunday noon is a great opportunity for relaxing with family members and friends, both new and old, from our church. We welcome all ages and stages of life and especially encourage newer First Pres folks to attend as it is a wonderful environment to build new relationships.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is this for?
    • Everyone! Babies, children, youth, singles, families, couples, empty-nesters, retirees, church members, regular attenders, and new visitors.
  • Why Timber-lee?
    • Approximately 2 1/4 hours from Chicago
    • Our youth love Timber-lee summer camps and winter retreats
    • MANY fun activities, including a zip line, science center, farm animals, high ropes, leather shop, hayrides, and more!
    • Good food, quality sleeping arrangements, and places for fellowship
  • Where will we stay?
    • All bedrooms have twin beds - often bunks
    • Couples/families stay together in their own private room
    • Most lodges have lounges and shared bathrooms
    • One floor will be set aside for families with young children
  • What should I bring?
    • Pillow, sheets, blankets or sleeping bag
    • Towel and toiletries
    • Casual and warm clothes, coat or jacket, gym shoes, and flashlight
    • Cards or boardgames and a snack to share
    • Fishing license (adults only) and equipment if interested
  • What will the schedule be like?
    • Friday night registration, campfire (s’mores!), and optional night hike
    • Saturday guest speaker and breakout sessions
    • Meals together, free time, group games, and activities
    • Sunday morning worship with communion
    • Time TOGETHER – relaxing, worshiping, playing, laughing
  • Will there be things for children to do?
    • Yes! A children’s program runs Saturday and Sunday for age 0 through grade 6.
  • Does the camp have accessibility options?
    • Yes! Contact the office for more information.
  • What if I can’t afford it?



Ray Hollenbach Speaker

Ray Hollenbach is a husband, a father, a writer, a (former) pastor, a businessman, and a student of Jesus. Ray has written about faith and culture for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, ChurchLeaders.com, SermonCentral.com, Relevant Magazine, My Faith Radio, and Collide Magazine. He currently lives among the irenic hills of central Kentucky, which are filled with faith and culture. After 15 years as a pastor he now helps church leaders focus upon spiritual formation and creating church-wide cultures of discipleship.

Ray has a Master's degree in theology from Campbellsville University, and a degree in communications from Illinois State University. He works as a Lecturer in Theology at Campbellsville University. He is the author of Deeper Grace, and The Impossible Mentor, a book on the foundations of discipleship. His other work includes smaller devotionals for various seasons, 50 Forgotten Days and 25 Days of Christmas and A Month of Thanksgiving. He also has a small collection of very short stories addressing spiritual themes, The Man with All the Answers (and other spiritual stories).






You may register online by clicking the buttom below, or download and print the brochure and registration form and drop off in the office with your payment. DOWNLOAD BROCHURE FOR 2019 ALL-CHURCH RETREAT

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