Statewide "Retreat in St. Pete" Fall 2021 Beach Retreat

Sign up in college class by Wednesday September 9th and $50 per person by Wednesday Sept. 16th deadline - cash, check made payable to UCCC or PayPal donny@gatorsforchrist.org. 

What you will need to bring:

  1. Your BIBLE (NOTEKEEPER and something to write with will be provided)!!!
  2. Money for meals (2 dinners and 2 lunches plus any snacks you may want – Publix is nearby too and there is a fridge and microwave in each room)
  3. Regular Casual and Modest Beach Clothes
  4. Overnight Necessities 

 

The following is the Itinerary of the schedule for the retreat: 

“Retreat in St. Pete” Statewide College & Post Grad Retreat September 10-12, 2021

Welcome students from Pensacola Gateway (UWF), Meridan Woods Tallahassee (FSU & FAMU), Tampa Bay Area & St. Pete Northwest (USF), Sunset & Homestead (Miami), Lakeland Highlands and Gainesville (UF & SFC)!  September 10 (begins at 9pm) - September 12 (ends at 11am)  www.internationalpalmscocoabeach.com.  We are in a new conference room much bigger than before there in order to accommodate everyone safely!  Below is the 2020 Itinerary which will be updated to 2021 soon!

The following is the Itinerary of the schedule for the retreat: 
“2020 - Obedient to God’s Vision” Small group discussion time immediately following each speaker…

Acts 26:19 (Theme Verse)
“What could I do, King Agrippa? I couldn’t just walk away from a vision like that! I became an obedient believer on the spot. I started preaching this life-change—this radical turn to God and everything it meant in everyday life—right there in Damascus, went on to Jerusalem and the surrounding countryside, and from there to the whole world.”


Friday September 25
9pm session 1 begins praise, speaker Donny Dillon intro & Darren Coffield “
Vision Interrupted: Saul’s Vision For His Life vs. God’s Vision for His Life”

group breakout sessions
11pm fellowship/beach/waffle house/free time

Saturday September 26

7:30am running/morning thoughts of God on the beach (meet on beach behind hotel at 7:30am sharp)
8:30-8:50am mcdonalds chicken biscuits & hashbrowns by volleyball court
9am session 2 begins praise, speaker Jerrell Cromartie “
Vision Realized: Faith, Humility & Grace”, group breakout sessions
11:00 am session 3 begins - speaker Jared Vernon “
Vision Realized: Courage & Determination”, group breakout session
1pm fast food lunch, college football, beach & free time (Frisbees, Balls, Boogie Boards provided 2:30-4:30pm beachside)
5:00pm Dinner Out 

7:00pm session 4 begins praise - speaker IT Antigua “Vision Realized: Love for the Lost”, group breakout sessions 
10:30pm - smores at fire pit and late night praise & worship on the beach

 

Sunday Sept. 27
8:30am dunkin donut breakfast by volleyball court
9:30am session 5 begins - praise, communion by Jim Miller, Speaker Stephen Martinez “
Vision Realized: Praying & Working Together” 

11:00am depart for home