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Holiday Gift Making Retreat

November 30 to December 3, 2017

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24 Possible CPE Hours
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Retreat, relax and create together in the Texas Hill Country at beautiful Mo-Ranch!

Surround yourself with fellowship, worship and the Christmas Spirit during our Holiday Gift Making Retreat.

This is the perfect opportunity to grab a friend and get away to the Texas Hill Country. This retreat is hosted in the beautiful setting of Mo-Ranch, with ample workspace for you to unleash your creativity!

Our retreat leadership will guide you through hands-on Christmas craft workshop courses. There will be plenty of free time during each day to explore and enjoy Mo-Ranch or you’re welcome to continue crafting on!

Lodging, gift making supplies and meals are all included with retreat pricing. Click the cost and housing tab to view the 2017 rates for this retreat.

2017 Christmas gift workshop courses will include:

Deco mesh wreaths
Handcrafted wine bottle candles
Decorative fence board signs
Hand-painted wine glasses
 & more!

This is a weekend designed to put some fun, creativity and relaxation into your Christmas season preparation, all while remembering the real reason for the season.

Space is limited, register now!

2017 Holiday Gift Making Retreat Schedule

This is a sample schedule, subject to change
During craft time and free time, come and go as you please!

Thursday, November 30

4:00-6:00 p.m. Participant registration, Mabee Registration Building
5:30–6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and welcome, Manor House
6:00–7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00-7:30 p.m. Worship
7:30–9:30 p.m. Craft time

Friday, December 1

7:30-8:00 a.m. Coffee
8:00-8:30 a.m. Morning devotions
8:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Craft time
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Free time to continue crafting, or relax and explore Mo-Ranch!
2:00-5:00 p.m. Craft time
5:00-6:00 p.m. Free time to continue crafting, or relax and explore Mo-Ranch!
6:00–7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00-7:30 p.m. Worship
7:30–9:30 p.m. Craft time

Saturday, December 2

7:30-8:00 a.m. Coffee
8:00-8:30 a.m. Morning devotions
8:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. Craft time
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Free time to continue crafting, or relax and explore Mo-Ranch!
2:00-5:00 p.m. Craft time
5:00-6:00 p.m. Free time to continue crafting, or relax and explore Mo-Ranch!
6:00–7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00-7:30 p.m. Worship
7:30–9:30 p.m. Craft time

Sunday, December 3

7:30-8:00 a.m. Coffee
8:00-9:30 a.m. Breakfast and morning devotions
9:30-11:30 a.m. Pack up and check out. See you next year!

All retreat participants will be housed in Manor House. Manor House, built in 1921 and styled after an early Spanish Mansion, is an ideal lodging and retreat location for large groups. It offers eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a large living area with fireplace.

Group retreat occupancy in Manor House: $510
Commuter: $285 (excludes housing at Mo-Ranch, includes lunch and dinner during the retreat)

For help with or questions about registration, contact the registrar at registrar@moranch.org or 800-460-4401 x 246.

Registration/Cancellation Policy

A $75.00 deposit must accompany registration. The balance of all fees will be due 60 days prior to the start of the event, or upon registration if within 60 days full payment is required at the time of registration. Full refund less $75.00 administrative fee per person will be made if cancellation is received more than 30 days prior to the conference. There are generally no refunds for cancellations received on or after 30 days prior to the start of the event nor any applying of the deposit toward other charges or future deposits.

 

Scholarships are available! Click here to learn more.

Arrival & Departure

Check-in is between 4 & 6 p.m. on your arrival day, Thursday, November 30.

Dinner is available until 7:00 p.m.

The conference will begin at 7:00 p.m. Check-out is at 11 a.m. on the day of your departure, Sunday, December 3.

Transportation

Mo-Ranch is 90 miles one-way, or a 2-hour drive from the nearest airport (SAT), allow 3 hours travel/check-in time for departures. We recommend generally scheduling arriving flights before 3 p.m. and departing flights after 3 p.m. to be sure you do not miss any of your event.

If you are in need of shuttle service to Mo-Ranch, call Kars for Hire in Kerrville at (830) 890-8200 at least 15 days in advance to arrange transportation from San Antonio International Airport.

Directions to Mo.

What supplies and other items should I bring?

Supplies are included with conference fees for all of the courses available. Please bring your own supplies for any outside projects you wish to complete during free time.

You may want to bring a Bible, notebook, flashlight, comfortable walking shoes, casual clothing, tennis equipment, swimsuit, water shoes, rain gear, camera, lidded cup or mug, sunscreen and insect repellent.

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