Do you want to learn how to host a Go in Peace Retreat?
Are you a bit nervous? Or perhaps you’re an old pro, but could benefit from a few more ideas in how to host a Go in Peace Retreat.
Well, in this special podcast I interview Coleen Jejeran who recently held her first Go in Peace Retreat at Calvary Chapel East Anaheim (CA). But not only that, she’s a missionary in Romania where she also hosted a special one-day Go in Peace event. She offers great insight that I know you can benefit from whether you are new to Go in Peace or have been discipling with the curriculum for years.
In this podcast we touch on the topics of:
- Encouragement – For those who are nervous about hosting a Go in Peace Retreat.
- Basic how to’s – Such as meal planning and schedule. A great topic for all leaders.
- Prayer – Who to invite. What sessions to include if your schedule is tight.
- Stepping out in faith – If God is telling you to do it, you better do it. Coleen’s words of wisdom.
We also hit on a few different topics from Scripture. Such as the Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15), taking this message to those who can take it further (2 Timothy 2:2 & Matthew 28:19), and the story of Peter walking on the water (Matthew 14:22-33).
So listen in and enjoy.
Once you’ve listened to the podcast don’t miss out on some helpful links below.
First, we have some BIG links about menu ideas. (LOL! I couldn’t figure out how to change their size. Nothing I did made a difference. There is always some technical glitch that soaks up an hour or so. But that doesn’t change the great info they contain if you click on them. Maybe the Lord just didn’t want you to miss them.)
The first two links I use at almost every Go in Peace Weekend I host. The third link I use if I am doing a 1-day event. Sometimes all you’ve got time for is an all-day event. If that’s the case, just set the schedule to complete at least sessions 1-5, and enjoy Janice’s Chicken Salad Sandwiches as an easy, inexpensive, prepare beforehand lunch. Your guests will love it. I promise it.
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Thank you for joining us today in our discussion with Coleen in how to host a Go in Peace Retreat. If you still are a little bit cautious about stepping out of the boat I think Coleen said it best, “Just take His hand and do it.” See the story of Peter in Matthew 14:22-33. Blessings to you.