We are different people walking on different paths of life. At some point in this life, you've probably wondered: where do I find rest? Is peace really that elusive? Can love be found and can love stay?
Here, you will find what you are seeking for... And more.
Come and BELONG.
Retreat Fee: Php 3500
18-35, but we are open to accepting older folks on a case-to-case basis.
It is also open for those in a relationship. As for married couples, we allow on a case-tocase basis (Please inform us ahead of time so that we can arrange for rooming and placement in advance). Separated/Divorced individuals and single parents are welcome.
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Mount Makiling Re-Creation Center (MMRC) in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. Roughly 1 hour away from Manila via the SLEX.
There's a pool, game room, bonfire area, cafe and basketball court. There’s also a lot of areas for reflection, quiet, and meditation.
No, lodging will be by group so that we can maximize the space in the venue.
Buses will be provided for all participants and volunteers. You may also opt to drive to the venue using your car or arrange a carpool but it will be at your own expense.
There will be a registration and welcoming area when you arrive at the venue. People will be waiting to direct you to your room.
Yes, we definitely welcome all denominations and other religions as well. This is a retreat open for all people.
Call time is at 6:30 am for all participants and 5:30 am for all volunteers at A.Venue Mall, Makati Avenue (TeaBeri Side)
Expected time to leave MMRC by 5:00 pm
Expected arrival in Makati by 7:00 pm
Yes, you can but the full retreat fee will still apply. You will also be missing pertinent parts of the program so we encourage you to be there on day 1.
An Encounter 1 retreat is a foundational seminar/course on the basics of faith. We will be covering topics such as Father's Love, Sin, and Vision.
Yes, it is equivalent to a module 1 retreat or a GLC1 course (Biblical Foundations).
A Discipleship group is a small group that helps to encourage, equip, and guide individuals in their journey of faith. It is not a pre-requisite to be in a Dgroup to attend the retreat. After the retreat, everyone is encouraged to join a Dgroup for continued spiritual growth and guidance.
Food will be mixed: meat, vegetables, and carbohydrates plus dessert and coffee will be served daily.
For any food concerns/diet restrictions/allergies, please advise our registration team ahead so that we may check with the hotel for available food options.
Yes, please email your preferred groupmate(s) or facilitator before August 7. After this date, we cannot guarantee the request. Your group and facilitator will most probably also be roomed with you.
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We cover only partial sponsorship (50%) for
participants. That’s Php 1750 out of the Php 3500 retreat fee. Its not guaranteed that everyone will be sponsored because this is still dependent on the number of donors and sponsors that we will gain. But if anyone would like to sign up for the waitlist, they can email firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, mobile number, Email, and remarks why they need the sponsorship.