Lutherhill Retreats

Fall RetreatsSpring Retreats
Big Bend RetreatMother Daughter Retreat
Fall Family RetreatSenior High Retreat
Communion RetreatWomen's Pampering Retreat
Junior High RetreatElementary Retreat
Advent RetreatCreative Distraction Retreat
Advent Family RetreatSpring Family Retreat

Retreats at Zion Retreat Center – Galveston Island

Fall RetreatsSpring Retreats
Creation Care RetreatGood News Good Brews Retreat

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Participate in one of the many retreats that are already planned at Lutherhill. Get a group together, or come on your own and meet new people (participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a same-sex sponsor, no more than 7 participants per one sponsor). These retreats include all meals, activities, and worship led by our staff and leaders from around the country. Register online today, or complete an Individual Retreat Registration form and send it to our office (form located to the right). If you have any questions we’d like to hear from you, 888-266-4613.

Big Bend Retreat • September 22-25, 2016

Join Lutherhill for an adult-friendly West Texas adventure, this adventure is for adults 18 years and older! Hiking in the Big Bend Mountains, canoeing the Rio Grande and seeing the Marfa Lights are just the beginning of this adventure.

Schedule: We’ll begin on Thursday driving out to Big Bend National Park where we’ll set up camp, cook dinner at the campsite and have our opening devotion. On Friday, we’ll have a half-day river trip down the Rio Grand then hike or relax at the Chisos Mountains. Saturday we will drive to Ft. Davis State Park, stop by the Big Bend Brewery in Alpine and spend the afternoon in Marfa looking for the mysterious lights before heading back to camp. Sunday morning we’ll begin with our closing devotion, then head back to Lutherhill.

Cost: $300 per person for Tent Camping*
$650 per person for Lodge Accommodations*
*Pricing options include transportation, park fees, river trip, brewery tour, food, and accommodations.
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Fall Family Retreat • October 7-9, 2016

Grow in fellowship and community with your own family members and fellow campers of all ages. Enjoy camp activities with your family such as the high ropes course, arts and crafts, archery, and much more, also experiencing age-specific Bible studies for youth and adults. This retreat is the perfect weekend for your family to spend some time away in community with God and others.

Schedule: This retreat will begin Friday evening with family activities, an opening devotion, and s’mores! On Saturday, we will continue with morning worship and Bible study for youth and adults and an activity-filled afternoon. Sunday, we will wrap the weekend up with a closing activity, brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $80 Adults (13 years and older)/ $55 Youth (12 years and younger) 
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Communion Retreat • October 21-23, 2016

Come out to camp and learn about the sacrament of Holy Communion. Join pastors and the Lutherhill staff for crafts, bread making, a Seder Meal and sessions focused around communion. You will also have time for all of your favorite camp activities and worship songs.

Schedule: We will start Friday evening with chalice making out of clay, an opening session, and campfire & s’mores! On Saturday, we will continue with morning worship, bread making and Seder Meal tasting at lunch. In the afternoon, all of the camp activities will be open. Sunday, we will wrap the weekend up with a closing activity, brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $55 Adults (13 years and older)/ $80 Youth (12 years and younger)
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Creation Care Retreat: What about Justice? • REVISED DATE: October 28-30, 2016

This Retreat is located at Zion Retreat Center-Galveston, Texas
For more details about our NEW retreat center, visit www.zionretreat.org

Lutherhill and the synod Lutherans Restoring Creation Team invite you to a weekend of Reformation renewal in the beauty of God’s good creation at the Zion Retreat Center in Galveston, TX. The subject of this retreat is environmental justice, and we will explore Biblical justice, consider how it applies to the world around us and reflect on how we can do justice. The retreat offers opportunities to study and learn, brainstorm and worship, discuss and reflect, and contemplate and recreate. Most activities on Saturday will take place in Galveston Island State Park, weather permitting. At the park, participants can explore the bay and the beach, walk under the stars at night, see wildlife in the early morning, or simply be at peace in nature. A hands-on outdoor service project in the park will be offered. Let’s rejoice together in God’s good creation! Due to Lutherhill’s generosity, this event is offered at a reduced cost. Space is limited, however, so register early at: www.zionretreat.org. The retreat is open to adults of all ages, and to youth 10+, when accompanied by an adult. Those with an unbreakable commitment on Sunday should feel free to register and attend only Friday – Saturday.

Cost: $75.00 per person 
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Junior High Retreat • November 11-13, 2016

Spend time in fellowship and learning with young adult leaders and fellow junior high campers. Lutherhill’s energetic staff will lead activities and small group community time to further explore what it means to be the body of Christ. Hear from our speaker about our church’s commitment to living in community with one another. Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade are invited to attend this impactful weekend. A great weekend for youth to grow in faith and friendship in a unique setting!

Schedule: This retreat will begin on Friday evening with community time lead by a live band and our speaker. On Saturday morning, we will have different sessions for the youth to explore what current issue they would like to spend more time learning about, and then spend an afternoon filled with activities. We close the weekend on Sunday with a community brunch and a sending worship.

Cost: $130 per person
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Advent Retreat • December 2-3, 2016

Awaken to the Advent season as we await for the coming of Christ. Campers in 1st through 6th grade are invited to spend a packed 24 hours worshiping, learning in Bible study, and experiencing fun camp activities like the giant swing, archery, and arts and crafts. We will navigate the day largely as a community but we will break into small groups for age-specific Bible studies.

Schedule: The Advent Retreat will begin on Friday evening with welcoming games, activities, and a devotion. On Saturday, we will have an action packed day including learning more about our theme, experiencing fun camp activities, and being sent out to go in peace and serve the Lord through closing worship mid-afternoon.

Cost: $55 per person
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Advent Family Retreat • December 9-11, 2016

Awaken to the Advent season as we await for the coming of Christ. Grow in fellowship and community with your own family members and fellow campers of all ages. This third weekend of Advent provides an opportunity for your family to spend some time away in community with God and others. Enjoy camp activities in the Christmas spirit like the high ropes course, arts and crafts, archery, and much more with your family while also experiencing age-specific Bible studies for youth and adults.

Schedule: This retreat will begin Friday evening with family activities and an opening devotion. On Saturday, we continue with morning worship and Bible study and an activity-filled afternoon. Sunday, we wrap the weekend up with a closing activity, a community brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $80 Adults (13 years and older)/ $55 Youth (12 years and younger) 
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Mother Daughter Retreat • January 27-29, 2017

Spend quality time as mothers and daughters together with fellow sisters in Christ. Enjoy camp and offsite activities like the high ropes course, arts and crafts, manicures, and much more with the girls, while also experiencing age-specific Bible studies for youth and adults. Grow in fellowship and community with your mom, daughter, grandma, and granddaughter at this weekend’s retreat!

Schedule: This retreat will begin Friday evening with mother-daughter activities and an opening devotion. On Saturday, we continue with morning worship and Bible study and an activity-filled afternoon. Sunday, we wrap the weekend up with a closing activity, a community brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $80 Adults (13 years and older)/ $55 Youth (12 years and younger) 
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Senior High Retreat • February 17-19, 2017

Spend time in fellowship and learning with young adult leaders and fellow senior high campers. Lutherhill’s energetic staff will lead activities and small group community time to further explore what it means to be the body of Christ. Hear from our speaker about our church’s commitment to living in community with one another. Students in 9th through 12th grade are invited to attend this impactful weekend. A great weekend for youth to grow in faith and friendship in a unique setting!

Schedule: This retreat will begin on Friday evening with community time lead by a live band and our speaker. On Saturday morning, we will have different sessions for the youth to explore what current issue they would like to spend more time learning about, and then spend an afternoon filled with activities. We close the weekend on Sunday with a community brunch and a sending worship.

Cost: $130 per person
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Good News Good Brews Retreat • February 24-26, 2017

This Retreat is located at Zion Retreat Center-Galveston, Texas
For more details about our NEW retreat center, visit www.zionretreat.org

Come for the Brews, stay for the Good News!  Those 21 and up are invited to join us at the Zion Retreat Center on Galveston Island. We will gather for devotions, visit local breweries and learn about the details of home brewing.

Guests are welcome to register for the retreat in two ways. Overnight accommodations are limited at Zion, so register now as an overnight guest.  If you want to join the retreat during the day and plan your own overnight accommodations please register as a Non-overnight guest.

This retreat will begin Friday evening with an opening devotion. On Saturday, we will begin with Bible study and hear about tips on homebrewing from passionate homebrewers such as Pastor Brad Fuerst and our very own Program Director, Cason Miller. Our afternoon will be spent exploring the beaches and visiting local Galveston breweries. Sunday will wrap up with a meal and sending devotion.

Cost: $175.00 per person / $75.00 non-overnight accommodations
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Women’s Pampering Retreat• March 3-5, 2017

Renew your mind, body, and soul through a weekend away with women from all backgrounds. Be spiritually and physically refreshed with either a massage, manicure, or pedicure and a weekend filled with yoga, worships, and pampering. Enjoy camp and offsite activities like arts & crafts, a trip to the Rohan Meadery, high ropes, cooking and much more with your friends while also growing in a community through sessions led by our speaker. A great weekend to make new friends, deepen old bonds, and rejuvenate your relationship with God.

This retreat will begin on Friday evening with a community activity and opening devotion led by our speaker. On Saturday, we will further explore the weekend’s theme and spend a relaxing afternoon at activities. The weekend wraps up on Sunday with a closing activity, community brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $155 per person
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Elementary Retreat • March 24-26, 2017

Get a taste of summer camp at this spring retreat. Campers in 1st through 6th grade are invited to spend a camp-packed weekend worshiping, learning in Bible study, and experiencing fun camp activities like the giant swing, archery, and arts and crafts. We will navigate the day largely as a community but we will break into small groups for age-specific Bible studies.

Schedule: This retreat will begin on Friday evening with welcoming games, activities, and a devotion. On Saturday, we  will continue with morning worship, Bible study and an activity-filled afternoon. Sunday we wrap the weekend up with a closing activity, a community brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $75 per person
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Creative Distraction Retreat • March 31-April 2, 2017

Do you have a project you’ve been waiting to get started on, or maybe a craft you want to finish? Learn and work in a community with like-minded creative people dually interested in expressing their faith. Explore your gifts and talents in various creative outlets whether you are a novice guitar player, a professional quilter, amateur photographer, or whatever your project is. Choose to focus on one specific hobby or project with a Lutherhill Leader, or take advantage of multiple sessions to wrap up all those unfinished pieces.

Schedule: The retreat will begin on Friday* with time to set up your workstation for the weekend and an opening devotion. On Saturday, we will gather for meals and worship and set aside time for focusing on individual projects. Sunday we will wrap the weekend up with a gallery of the projects created by the group, a community brunch, and a sending worship.

*Optional Early Arrival, Friday at 9 a.m., for additional creative work time including lunch and dinner for an additional $15 extra charge.

Cost: $105 per person
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Spring Family Retreat • April 21-23, 2017

Grow in fellowship and community with your own family members and fellow campers of all ages. Enjoy camp activities like the high ropes course, arts and crafts, archery, and much more with your family while also experiencing age-specific Bible studies for youth and adults. A perfect Spring weekend for your family to spend some time away in community with God and others.

Schedule: This retreat will begin Friday evening with family activities and an opening devotion. On Saturday, we continue with morning worship and Bible study and an activity-filled afternoon. Sunday, we wrap the weekend up with a closing activity, a community brunch, and a sending worship.

Cost: $80 Adults (13 years and older)/ $55 Youth (12 years and younger) 
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