away / together

It's the once-a-year chance to be away together ... enjoying each other + growing with God together. 

Here's what people loved about last year:

  • It was an awesome weekend. So many Sundays all squeezed into 2 days!! Was good to get to know people more deeply.
  • I loved having the kids looked after and being given a block of time to sit and think about the Bible.
  • Focussed teaching, relaxed, and an amazing way to consolidate old and make new friendships
  • I enjoyed the free time - going for a walk and getting to know new people. Having the time to talk.
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SPEAKER

Josh Apieczonek is our speaker for the weekend. Josh and Susannah have spent the last three years in Paris, training school and university students to serve Christ in post-Christian France - while raising three little people. Josh will be speaking on the biting, funny, satirical book of the Bible called Jonah - as well as sharing wild theories about what serving Jesus will look like in post-Christian Australia.

 

DETAILS

Dates:   May 18-20

Venue:  Wollongong Surf Leisure Centre, about 1.5hrs drive. Activities include the beach, playground, mini-golf, heated pool, tennis courts, table tennis and a 26km bike track.

Programme:  

  • Friday night - arrive as soon as you can. There's pub dinner across the road from approx 5.30-7.30. And there's a welcome supper from 8.15pm in the new 'Hub' (more info once you've registered).
  • Saturday - breakfast in the dining room, 9.15-12.30 session time (bible, songs, stories - with full kids program). After lunch you can choose to bike, swim, play mini golf, or head to a cafe with friends. We'll have some 'all in' time before dinner and a few options to chill out on Saturday night. 
  • Sunday - breakfast, session time, and head home

Kids' programme: Mark and his team are running a full kids programme, from 9.15-12.30 on both Saturday and Sunday! 

Rego window: Registration is open Tuesday 10th April until Sunday 6th May. 

Cost = Rego Cost + Accommodation Cost. There is both a registration cost AND an accommodation cost - see below. There's options for varying budgets, and you can share to keep costs down. If you can't afford to register below and then receive a subsidy, please speak to Dave or to Ash in the office and we'll see how we can help. 

Single / Dating / Engaged? Just add the 'SHARE' accommodation item to the cart (see below), and we'll help you organise accommodation with some friends.

Part-time? To make the most of the community time, we hope you'll plan to come full-time. We know that's just not possible for some people so we'd love you to come for a night (part-time accommodation will be available from Tues 24th April) or for a day visit (choose Rego - Adult and select the meals you need for the Saturday). 

PLEASE NOTE: there will only be a 9.15AM gathering (and no 4PM gathering) in Clovelly on Sunday 20th May.

For any other questions, please contact Dave on dave@clovelly.org.au


REGISTRATION OPENS TUES 10 APRIL - 8PM

Prior to registration opening, you can look at the different types of units/cabins at Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort here