2017 Men's Retreat
April 28-30
YMCA Blue Ridge assembly (black mountain)

"Life With God"

Men (age 16 and up) are invited to join us for a great weekend of fellowship and encouragement! Invite your neighbors and friends! Our theme for the weekend is “Life With God” and we welcome guest speaker Andrew Holbrook who will be leading us through this topic. Our guest musician is Nathan Clark George. Please see below for more information about our speakers. We hope you will join us for this time to reflect and rejuvenate.

Registration is now closed.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Dean at

The cost for the retreat is $159 and includes accommodations and four meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday; and breakfast on Sunday).

Cancellations made on or before March 30 can receive a full refund. Beginning March 31, we are only able to give a $59 refund and only if based on providential hindrances. Please contact Jennifer Dean to discuss if you are in this situation.

We are committed to your spiritual growth and do not want finances to keep you away from this retreat. If you would like to request a scholarship, please indicate that on the registration form.

If you are able to sponsor a brother with a half or full scholarship, please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Our 2017 retreat will be held at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, a retreat and conference destination located just outside of Asheville. The address is 84 Blue Ridge Assembly Drive, Black Mountain, NC 28711. For more information about Blue Ridge Assembly, go to

All rooms are double-occupancy hotel-style rooms with one single and one double bed. Linens, towels, and pillows are provided.

Special Needs
We will do our best to accommodate any special needs and requests. Please note your requests on the registration form.

Activities included with your registration fee: disc golf, hiking, exercise room, tennis, basketball, horseshoes, and firepit with s’mores.

Andrew HolbrookAndrew Holbrook, Guest Speaker
Andrew Holbrook was raised on a farm in Bethel, CT. He loves to travel, watch movies, and compete in just about anything. He studied English and history at Davidson College. Against all odds, while serving college students in North Carolina, he received his seminary degree from RTS Charlotte in just nine years. For 15 years,Andrew served the college ministry of Campus Outreach as a campus minister and pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, NC.

He says that his marriage to Lauren is his greatest accomplishment and his two children (Haddie and Evelynn) are his greatest joy. In August of 2015, Andrew and his family moved to Fairfield, CT to serve a new community and share the love of Jesus to everyone they meet.

Nathan Clark GeorgeNathan Clark George, Guest Musician
Nathan Clark George is a husband, dad, and musician. In his head he drives old, quirky, reliable cars while listening to the Carter Family, Alison Krauss, Bach, Lyle Lovett, the Mozart Clarinet Concertos, and Steely Dan.

He has toured the country for over 20 years, including almost five years full-time in an RV with his wife and six children. He continues to write, record, and perform but is now mainly engaged with writing for and leading worship at Parish Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Franklin, TN.