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Abide :: Burlyman Retreat 2018

Abide :: Burlyman Retreat 2018


Fri 2/9/18

5:30pm - Meet at Mhouse to carpool

6:30pm - Registration begins at Pinebrook Camp

8:00pm - Opening Session


Sun 2/11/18

10:30am - Check-out

What do work, family and friendship all of have in common? Christ as the center. Spend the weekend with friends reflecting on how to abide in Christ as we live out some of the key roles in the lives of men. The weekend will include teaching, testimony, rest, play, and great food and connection with other men. Retreat is for men who are 18 or older. The youngers are welcome too if accompanied by a chaperone.


Where is Pinebrook Camp and Conference Center?

About 30 minutes outside of Amherst in Shutesbury, MA near Lake Wyola. Check it out HERE

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You can meet us at Pinebrook OR shoot Dan an email ( and he will arrange for you to meet us at the church so you can catch a ride.

What should I bring to the event?

You will have a bunk and a shower. Everything else is on you. So bring warm casual clothes, sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, and a Bible. If you want, you can bring board games, snacks, outdoor gear like snowshoes. Make sure you bring warm clothes because we may venture out into the cold.

What's the schedule like?

You'll hear a teaching/testimony from one of the men in our church on Friday night, Saturday morning, and Saturday night. Saturday afternoon is free time to sleep, study, play games, or explore the great outdoors. Sunday morning we'll grab breakfast and head back to MERCYhouse for the 11:15am service.

What meals are covered?

Your retreat fee covers Friday dinner, snack; Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack; Sunday breakfast. You will have more than enough food to eat!

What if I can't pay the full price?

Scholarships are available. Contact Dan (see below) for details.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Dan with your questions at

Earlier Event: February 7
Small Groups Start This Week!
Later Event: February 11
& 11:15am Sunday Worship Services