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Grace Seattle Men's Retreat 2017

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Rainbow Lodge Retreat Center

46820 Southeast Mount Si Road

North Bend, WA 98045

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Grace Men's Retreat 2017: The Life of Peter

The Rainbow Lodge, North Bend WA
April 28 - 30, 2017

This year we are very excited to have guest speaker Hans Bayer join us for our Men’s Retreat. Hans spoke at our All Church Retreat in August of last year, and is returning for the weekend to explore with us the life of Peter in the New Testament: Peter’s compelling journey of identity and character transformation, and what this means for our own stories as we learn to be challenged and changed by the love of Christ in our lives.

Early bird registration runs until April 2nd and costs $145*. After April 2nd, registration is $155*. Attendance for just the day on Saturday is $60*. (* Each of these has EventBrite fees added if you pay online.) If the fee is more than you can afford, email Orion Ifland, to learn about scholarship opportunities.

Schedule Overview

Friday, April 28th

  • 7-8pm: arrive, check in (eat dinner on your way)
  • Music, prayer, orientation, and first session with Hans
  • Free time

Saturday, April 29th

  • 8:30 - Breakfast
  • 9:45 - Morning session
  • Free time (11-4:30) for hikes, sports, games, naps, etc.
  • Lunch
  • Silent retreat
  • Dinner
  • Free time (campfire, etc)

Sunday, April 30th

  • 8:30 - Breakfast
  • Morning session
  • Cleanup and leave by 11:30

Sleeping Arrangements

Each room accommodates 2 people. Rooms will be randomly assigned according to registration date prior to the retreat. Bedding and towels are provided, including pillows, blankets, and washcloths.

Meals and Snacks

All meals will be buffet-style, prepared by the Rainbow Lodge. Dinner will not be served on Friday night, however, you may bring dinner to eat at the lodge if you like. Please bring a snack to share with others.

The Lodge will work around some food allergies. Please indicate any allergies on the registration form. There is a microwave and refrigerator in the dining room for guest use if you would like to bring your own food to supplement the meals.

You are welcome to bring wine or beer, but the Lodge does not allow liquor.

Saturday Free Time

There will be a free afternoon with a few loosely organized activities like hiking Little Si or hike the Snoqualmie Falls Trail, Settlers of Catan board game, and/or a pickup game of Flag Football. Feel free to use the time however you like.

Packing List

  • Warm clothes, pajamas, slippers
  • Coats, hats, gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Toiletries and shower shoes
  • Board games
  • Bible, notebook, pen
  • Equipment for outdoor activity (hiking boots, frisbees, jogging wear)
  • Discovery pass or cash if planning to hike
  • Snack to share
  • Any special food to accommodate dietary restrictions

Cell Phones & WiFi

Cellular reception is spotty for carriers other than Verizon. Wifi is provided throughout most of the lodge, though it can be overwhelmed by groups of our size. Plan to be off the grid for the weekend.

Getting to Rainbow Lodge

We recommend carpooling together and will follow up with a carpool coordination sheet. Some folks enjoy grabbing dinner together on the way in Friday night.

Rainbow Lodge is located at 46820 Southeast Mount Si Road, North Bend, WA 98045.

Take I-90 E to the N Bend/WA-202 W Exit #31. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto N Bend Boulevard North/Bendigo Blvd S. Turn right onto W North Bend Way. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto E North Bend Way. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto E North Bend Way. Turn left onto SE Mt Si Rd. Continue onto 452nd Ave SE. Continue onto SE Mt Si Rd/Nat for Dev Rd 9010.Continue to follow SE Mt Si Rd to Retreat Center.

Questions? Email Orion Ifland,

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