St Mary's YCF Retreat - Family Matters

6 years ago 7:00pm to 6 years ago 3:00pm
Stanwell Tops Conference Centre
Cost: $160


Family | Relationships | Service 


Friday, Nov 21

7:00- 7:30 PM: Registration

8:30 PM: Introduction

9:00 PM: Free Time/Family Activities 

9.30 PM: Mocktail & Icebreakers


Saturday, Nov 22

8:00 AM: Breakfast

9:00 AM: Childcare drop off

9:30-11:30 AM: WORKSHOP #1: RELATIONSHIPS with Saher + Maria Yousef – Saher and Maria will be focusing this discussion on our relationships with our spouses, with advice on how to improve communication, intimacy, and learn more about gender differences, roles, and responsibilities.

12:00 PM: Lunch

3.00 PM: Afternoon Tea

3:15 PM: Childcare drop off

3.30 – 5:30 PM: WORKSHOP #2: FAMILY w/ Dr. Margaret Tadrous – Margaret will be facilitating our discussion and provide us with strategies on balancing life between family, friends, extended family, work and church. Get some tips from other families and couples on managing time and solving common issues that may come up within the family unit. Morning tea will be included during our small group discussions.

5.30 PM: Children's Dinner 

6:30 PM: Adults only Formal Dinner 

8.00 PM: Family Olympics

9.30 PM: Vespers

10.00pm: Adult social time with Abouna


Sunday, Nov 23

7:00 AM: Liturgy

10:30 AM: Brunch

12:00 PM: WORKSHOP #3 - SERVICE w/ Fiby Henein – Fiby will be facilitating this discussion on service, including how to balance serving your church and serving your family, aligning goals with your spouse, types of service you can do, and how to avoid spiritually “burning out” in your service to Christ.

2:00 PM: Pack-Up and Check Out

2:30 PM: Afternoon tea

3:00 PM: Departure

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