FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 4:00-7:00 pm Check In at the Ft. Wayne Hilton at the Grand Wayne Center
5:00-7:00 pm Light snacks available in the Hospitality Room (Farnsworth Room, second floor)
7:00 pm Opening Ceremonies! Join us as we begin the retreat with some door prizes, funny YouTube videos, singing, prayer, and important information about the rest of the retreat. Meet in the Calhoun Ballroom Room. This is located on the second floor on the Grand Wayne side.
MAKE YOUR DINNER RESERVATIONS EARLY: Make your dinner reservations tonight or early Saturday for Saturday’s dinner. Most restaurants will fill up for Saturday evening. Or make it really convenient and just eat at the hotel.
7:45-8:45 pm Marriage: The Hard Way is the Right Way. Dr. John Townsend
8:45 pm More Door prizes Given Away
9:15 pm Keith Conner Keith is high energy. His music is infectious, his humor spontaneous, and his walk with the Lord is authentic. Keith will give us one of the most unique mini-concerts you ever experienced. His repertoire of songs is interactive, fun, and some just plain off the wall. We also talked him into performing some of the oldies for us that we all know.
10:00 pm Late Owls: Movie, Wii, Board Games and Cards Movie: Gravity will be shown in the Calhoun Ballroom.
The Wiis will be set up in the Foster Room and the hallway outside the Calhoun Ball Room.
Board Games and Cards will be available at the Hospitality Desk and you can take them anywhere you want to play. Besides the main meeting rooms and the lobby area, check out the Atrium on the first floor to the right when you go down the stairs.
Refreshments will be in the Hospitality room (Farnsworth Room, second floor).
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
6:30-8:50 am Breakfast on Your Own Hilton Breakfast Buffet, see special coupon.
9:00-11:00 am Marriage: The Hard Way is the Right Way. Dr. John Townsend
11:00-11:30 am More Door Prizes Given Away
11:30 am -12:30 pm Marriage: The Hard Way is the Right Way. Dr. John Townsend
1:00-8:00 pm Massages with Stephanie Ogan (Foster Room, 2nd floor, Hilton side) Stephanie Ogan is a professional massage therapist. You can still sign up for massages at the Registration table. The schedule will be there for those already signed up.
5:00 pm DINNER ON YOUR OWN
8:30 pm Mike Hemmelgarn: Comedy Juggler and Ventriloquist
WE NEED YOUR HELP.Please make sure you put your trash in the garbage cans at the back of the room. None of the Hilton staff will be available to clean up. If we keep this place spotless they will allow us to keep bringing in our own refreshments, which saves us a lot of money :)
9:30 pm Late Owls #2: Movie, Wiis, cards and other board games will be available again. Tonight’s movie is The Princess Bride (a classic love story).
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
6:00 - 9:50 am Breakfast on your own. Hilton Breakfast Buffet – see coupon
10:00 -11:30 am Celebration, Sharing and Worship Service in the Hamilton Room (on the Hilton side, second floor, north end of the hallway): This is one of the highlights of each retreat. After a brief time of singing you will have an opportunity to hear about some of the good (and often funny) things different people experienced during the retreat. It is very non-threatening because only those who want to share will share. So join us for an encouraging, fun-filled time and watch God continue to work.
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12:30pm We have arranged for a late checkout!! Just in case there are last minute things you want to do :)