Spring Association Gathering | April 30-May 2, 2021
Our two gatherings each year are a time for Association members and prospective members to come together for worship, fellowship, volunteer projects, and more.
Spring Gathering April 30-May 2; Fall Gathering Oct. 15-17, 2021.
Find more information about our Association here.
Please note we may not offer childcare during this spring gathering. Additionally, we will serve meals and assign tables for family units. All activities are planned with physical distancing and CDC guidance in mind. Masks are required in buildings unless seated at your table while eating.
Friday – 4:30 – 5:30pm Check in at the Dining Hall Lobby. Enjoy dinner and then later, scrumptious snacks and all-ages program to be held.
Saturday- After a delicious breakfast, join us for the Mission Update. Building owner meetings will be held. Following lunch, take part in some programmed options and creation care programming. Finish out the day with dinner and a special relaxed event.
Sunday- After a light breakfast, we will open up the doors of the Shen for some fresh morning air and gather for our message and worship. The weekend wraps up with lunch in the Dining Hall.
|4:30-5:30 pm||Check in at Dining Hall or online. Free time until dinner! Nametags are in rooms.|
|5:30 -6:45 pm||Dinner at Dining Hall|
|7 pm||All-ages activity: people mover rides to Sunset Hill; night hike, campfire,, s/mores, storyteller|
|9:15am||Mission Update at the Shen|
|11am||Solarhouse Room Owners Meeting|
|11am||Staff led craft, Craft Shop|
|11am - 3 pm||Optional early start for voluntary service projects|
|Noon||Lunch, Dining Hall|
|1pm||Guesthouse Room Owners Meeting|
|1pm||All ages Scavenger Hunt with Christina & Hannah|
|1 - 5pm||Program Options:
- Creation Care speaker & off- grounds trip to local plant nursery
- Craft Shop open for kids, parents please accompany them
- Voluntary service projects continue
|5:30pm||Dinner, Dining Hall|
|7-9pm||Family friendly entertainment in Shenandoah, coffee, water, snacks|
|7 - 8:15am||Quiet prayer time in the Meeting House with gentle music|
|8:30 am||Winners of Silent Auction announced|
|10:30 am||Family Worship & Message with Tony Brown in the Shenandoah with Zoom option|
|By noon||Room check-out|
|Noon||Lunch in Dining Hall
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Our top priority is making sure our guests are safe and feel comfortable and confident coming to Laurelville. We aim to create a relaxing environment that fosters connection, refreshment, and fun.
Our extra safety assurances include…
- Increased deep cleaning and safety measures
- Masks required for staff and highly encouraged for guests indoors (except in private rooms)
- Maintain physical distance of 6 feet
- Limited group sizes
- Daily wellness/temperature checks for food service staff
- Limited gymnasium access to overnight guests only
- Extra sanitation stations available
- Staff trained in safety/awareness
- Ongoing high-traffic area sanitization/disinfection
- Bedding professionally sanitized
For more detailed information about our safety procedures, click here. If you have any questions about our procedures and what we’re doing to keep our guests safe, please call us at 724.423.2056 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is It Really Free?
Yes, registration for Association weekends is provided at no cost to friends of Laurelville joining us for the celebration, Laurelville Association members, and those considering joining the Association. It’s our way of saying thank you for your support, both financially and through prayer and volunteer work. Many attendees typically make a monetary donation during their stay, but you are not required to do so.
To support us with a financial gift, make an online donation or send us a check.
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