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Attention Young Adults.. Get ready for an amazing weekend retreat at The Castle !

Romans 15:4For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have HOPE.“)

The Castle Retreat will equip you with true Hope that is built on the solid foundation in God’s Word!



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When: Friday September 29th to Sunday October 1st

Where: The Castle | Life Ministries Inc. | 870 River Ridge Rd. Franklin PA 16323

Ages: 18+ (both guys and gals welcomed)

Registration: Required. Please fill out the registration form below

About: This weekend retreat will focus on the message of ‘HOPE’ that is found by building a foundation in God’s Word. The theme will be based on Romans 15:4

Speaker: Ben Courson

Ben Courson is director of Hope Generation. He has a national T.V. and radio program, authored 3 books and is a nationally renowned speaker. Ben’s humorous, uplifting, and high energy style, coupled with a gift to communicate God’s heart, makes a huge impact.


WHAT DOES IT COST?

Event Fee:
$90.00 per person ($40 deposit due at time of registration)

Cost Includes:

– FULL EVENT ACCESS

– LODGING

– MEALS:

  • Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Sunday: Breakfast on Sunday


CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT TIMES

Check-in: Friday, September 29th, 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Check-out: Sunday, October 1st, 11:00am

WHAT TO BRING?

Bath supplies: soap, shampoo, toothbrush/toothpaste, towels, etc.
Bedding: sheets, pillows, blankets, etc. (a sleeping-bag is fine, if preferred)
Misc: snacks, extra clothing and anything you feel you need for the weekend.
Most importantly: a Bible (If you do not have one, please let us know in the registration-form message and we will be happy to supply one for you).

RECREATION

There is an immense outdoor area for Hiking and Sight-seeing and just Relaxing. There is also an outdoor field for Softball and Football. In addition, there is a gymnasium for indoor activities including use of their indoor Basketball court.
Feel free to bring something you enjoy doing for fun and relaxation; just keep it within reason and be mindful how would effect others around you (i.e.something loud and large might not be ideal).

DIRECTIONS

Address:
The Castle | Life Ministries Inc.
870 River Ridge Rd. Franklin PA 16323

Please Note: Some GPS units will direct you onto a Wood Lane as you get close. This is a gated road and impassable. If your GPS tells you to go onto Wood Lane, ignore it and continue going straight up the hill.

Directions from Pittsburgh I79N:

  • From I79N – Take the exit to get on 80E and follow that for about 10 miles.
  • Get off the exit at Barkeyville and take RT 8 N to Franklin.
  • Follow RT8 N util it joins with 322E. (This will take you on Liberty St. down to 8th St.)
  • Turn left on 8th St.
  • Cross the bridge leaving town on 8th St. As soon as you cross the bridge, you will turn left. There is a directional sign for Life Ministries at that point.
  • Go up the steep hill and stay on this road for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Osenider Rd, again there is a sign.
  • In 1/10th mile, bear left onto River Ridge Rd. This is a dirt road.
  • Follow this dirt road for 1+ mile, then turn right. Continue on this road for about 3/4 mile, you will pass the front of The Castle, and come to a stone Carriage house.
  • Make a sharp U turn and follow the drive to the Castle


IS THIS A REAL CASTLE?

The Castle (aka Sibley Castle) is actually a beautiful mansion constructed in 1913. It is located in Franklin, PA on land formerly known as River Ridge Farm. The land, including the mansion, was acquired in 1997 by Life Ministries, Inc and remains as the central hub for their ministry to this day.
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