Winter Retreat 2022

Winter Retreat 2022

About Winter Retreat

Date: February 18-20, 2022
Speakers: Sikhu Daco
Theme: Though the Heavens Fall
Cost: $65 per person
Deadline: Feb. 10, 2022

What is the Winter Retreat? The Winter Retreat is an annual event every February. It is a time to come apart and rest, to fellowship with students and young professionals from across the state of Michigan.

Who should come? If you are between the ages of 18-30 the retreat is for you. There will be college students and young professionals. It is a time to meet new people and network with people from various majors and professions.

What to expect? There will be a time to hear inspiring messages from God’s Word, testimonies, and social activities. The setting is at Camp Au Sable in Grayling MI. You will find a wonderful nature setting to connect with God and to enjoy the beautiful winter scenery. There are snow shoes, cross country skiing, and visiting the Nature Center. The meals are prepared by an amazing Chef Miguel.

What to bring? You will be staying either in a cabin or indoor room. You will want to prepare to bring warm clothes for the cold weather. Here is a list to help you prepare, What to Bring List.

Meet the Speaker: Sikhu Daco is no stranger to Michigan, working with Public Campus Ministries for many years. She graduated from Wesley College, who was a student leader at her university. She is now a speaker for InVerse (a weekly devotional which is currently studying the book of Hebrews), a mother of four, and currently lives in Laurel Maryland. She has a passion for the study of God’s Word and seeing others experience the love of Jesus.

COVID Policy:

  • Negative COVID test –  We are requiring those who plan to come to get a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the beginning of the event.
  • Symptoms – We ask that you monitor your own health and take a self-monitoring survey regarding potential symptoms before coming to the event.
  • Masks – Participants will be required to wear masks while indoors.
  • Social Distancing – We will facilitate social distancing as much as possible in the meal hall and the meeting areas.
  • Quarantine – If you begin to feel symptoms during the event, please contact Alanna (see information below) and quarantine immediately.

Please contact Alanna with any questions or concerns. arodriguez@misda.org or 906-281-1011

2022 Winter Retreat Registration Form

Bible Bootcamp 2021

Bible Bootcamp 2021

About Bible Bootcamp

Dates: Aug. 15–18, 2021

What is BBC: Bible Bootcamp is a free event that involves practical training sessions designed for student leaders who are dedicated to doing ministry on public university campuses. 

What is the purpose of BBC: These training sessions emphasize what it means to experience the Word of God, and what it means to utilize the Word of God in leading others closer to Christ. We will study the Bible together, cook together, play together, and worship together!

The benefit of BBC: Are you looking for mentorship? Opportunity to connect with like-minded peers? Want to be spiritually prepared for the school year? Come to BBC!

Frequently Asked Questions

When: August 15–18, 2021

Where: Camp Au Sable in Northwoods. We will be camping. CAMPUS will provide the tents and showers, you will need to bring a camp chair and other additional items. (see to bring list) 

Cost: Free for Michigan students

Who should come: Students who are dedicated to doing ministry on public university campuses. 

Purpose: To provide practical training and peer-mentorship for Adventist students attending secular campuses. 

Benefits: Are you looking for mentorship? Opportunity to connect with like-minded peers? Want to be spiritually prepared for the school year? Come to BBC!

Schedule: Check out the tentative schedule here (Google Drive). 

Arrival planning: Arrive Sunday, Aug. 15 between 2-5 PM to set up your tent

Departure Planning: Leave Wednesday, Aug. 18, after camp strike which begins at 11:00 AM

Speaker: TBA

What to bring: Check out the comprehensive list (Google Drive).

2021 Bible Bootcamp Registration

FALL RETREAT CAMP SAGOLA 2020

FALL RETREAT CAMP SAGOLA 2020

About Fall Retreat

What: The weekend is a time to get away at Camp Sagola, meet other young adults from around the UP, bring your friends, and learn about God together. 

When: October 2–4, 2020

Where: Camp Sagola, Upper Peninsula, MI

Who should come: College-age and young adults

Theme: Renewing Your Mind

Speaker: Jim Schwake

How to register: Contact Alanna Rodriguez at arodriguez@misda.org, or fill-up the form below.

Fall Retreat Registration Form