October - 24 26 26 28
Retreat Pastor: JOHN BRYAN
John has been a preacher, pastor, and missionary for over 37 years. He
served in churches of all sizes. His experiences and interaction with
people are what he loves the most. He's an author, speaker, and
passionately involved in sharing Christ. As a State Missionary with the
Georgia Baptist Mission Board for ﬁeen years, he's been serving over
300 churches and is now working with the Cooperative Program
October 24 - 26 | October 26 -28
JOHN BERRY in Concert
Mention his name to just about any country music lover and the
response will likely be, "What an awesome vocalist!" Between 1979 and
1990 John recorded and marketed six albums on his own Clear Sky
Records label. ose early discs and John's strong regional popularity
attracted attention on Music Row. Capitol Records signed him in 1992
and it was there that he had a string of hits including "Your Love
Amazes Me", "Standing on the Edge of Goodbye", and "I ink About
It All the Time". As John has grown in his walk with Christ, his calling has been to share
Worship Leader: BOB SMITH
Bob's ministry exists to exalt Jesus Christ as Savior, pointing people to God's love with his audience. Moving into a new phase in his career, John's tenor voice
His saving grace, and encouraging the believer, by presenting biblically remains an instrument that is able to touch all our hearts.
sound music with a passionate commitment to genuine worship and
STARLA HARBIN in Concert
an unwavering dedication to excellence. He says, "It is my conviction
Starla's love for our Lord and His music began at a very young age.
and belief that if my talents are to have true signiﬁcance in ministry, I
As the daughter of a pastor, she learned early in life to have a deep
must be surrendered to the Lordship of Jesus. Music has the prospect
love and appreciation for the Word of God. Starla was saved at a young
of ministering only when Jesus Christ is honored and gloriﬁed.
age, and shortly thereaer felt God's call to Christian service. At
thirteen, as a member of the youth choir, she began to fully realize
Worship Pianist/Co-host: JEFF CLEGHORN
and understand her love for singing. In her ninth grade year, her father
Jeﬀ Cleghorn's concert and music ministry has carried him into many
resigned his pastorate to pursue his calling into full-time evangelism.
churches of varied denominations in eight diﬀerent states. He
As her family traveled, she began to receive invitations for personal appearances. She went on
provides piano concerts, leads music for revivals, and does worship
to attend Liberty University while singing and performing concerts on weekends.
leader supply throughout the Southeast. In addition to his solo
Beginning in her youth, the Lord has used Starla through her music and personal testimony
ministry, Jeﬀ travels with his family performing Southern Gospel
to minister to thousands of people liing their spirits and challenging their lives.
music concerts as e Cleghorns.
RATES: $146.00/person based on 2 guests per room, 2 nights and 6 meals
Visit Jeﬀ 's website at www.jeﬀcleghorn.com
Single occupancy rooms are available at an additional cost of $50.00 - a total of $196.00.
Refreshment breaks are sponsored by: Baptist Retirement Communities
of Georgia and Baptist Village Retirement Communities.
ank you Peggy and Eric!
October 24 or 26 5:30pm
1st Timers Orientation
Ice Cream Social
October 25 or 27 10:30am
October 26 or 28 10:00am
Fun and Games
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Check-out of Hotel Rooms
Golf Tournament: On day two of our Fall retreat there will be a Captain's Choice Golf Tournament. Golfers will
depart for Hammers Glen Golf Course at 10:30am and will return to the conference center in time for dinner. Cost
for this tournament is $35.00 per person. Rental clubs are available at the course. A sack lunch will be provided.
When making reservations, please let us know how many folks would like to participate in this tournament.
Ministry Outreach - Keep the Pantry Full: Please bring canned goods and other food items for the Hill Street Baptist
Church Food Pantry. A list of needed items will be mailed with your deposit receipt letter. What a tremendous
ministry you do!
Again this Fall: At 1:00pm we will play some of your favorite TV game shows -- Toccoa style. Who knows...it might
be Let's Make a Deal, e Newly Wed Game, or Family Feud. Just be prepared. You don't want to miss this fun-ﬁlled
aernoon with lots of audience participation.
Variety Show: We will be hosting your Variety Show on day one (Monday and Wednesday) at 4:00pm. You have
plenty of time to "get your act together." We will mail your variety show performance sheet with your deposit receipt
letter. Please don't forget to mail this form back in with your rooming list. If you cannot say it, sing it, or do it in
front of your mother, it is not appropriate for the variety show!
Door Prizes: e door prizes are always fun and are beautiful! Let's do it again! Each church registered is asked to
bring a door prize valued at $2.00 multiplied by the number of people you are bringing. Each individual door prize
should have a minimum value of $10.00. If you bring 40 folks, then the door prize should be $80.00 value or it could
be up to 8 individual door prizes. ese will be given away at diﬀerent times throughout the homecoming.
Your group must bring a door prize to be eligible to win door prizes. Please be sure to put the name of your church on
each door prize so we can recognize your group when it is given.
Space is Limited: Call the conference center in Toccoa at 706-886-3133 or email [email protected] for availabilty
Gis of Georgia Baptists through Mission Georgia and the
Cooperative Program enable us to partner together in
fulﬁlling the Great Commission