2016-Men's Retreat

The 2016 Men’s Retreat was held on August 26th & 27th. We had 17 guys come out for the retreat and hear the call to “be angry, and yet do not sin” Ephesians 4:26.

Thanks to all who came out, we had a great time! Looking forward to next year!

Theme: “Fighting Anger” – Ephesians 4:26.

What: Practical teaching, real life testimony, fishing competition…
Have you ever gotten upset from politicians, neighbors, relatives, or daily stress. We all do, we have all had our patience tested in life. Come dig into God’s Word as it equips us for when life, or people keep pushing our buttons. Or just come for the food and fishing!

“What is a sessions like?” Not a Church service…. sessions will consist of a back and forth teaching and facilitated discussion. Some basic worship and prayer too.

Session Leader: Pastor Jesse Kneeland – Northome, MN. Jesse is a 35 year old father of 9 who enjoys the great outdoors, mechanics, drone piloting, and Christmas light sequencing.


FRIDAY August 26th
6:00 PM Burgers
7:30 Session 1
9:00 Campfire – Real Life Stories
SATURDAY August 27th
7:00 AM – Breakfast
Fishing / Downtime – back by 10:00.
10:30 Session 2
12:00 Lunch
1:30 Challenges or Movie
2:30 Session 3
4:00 Camp Clean-up / Pack up
5:00 Closing Feast – Presentation of Trophy

Cost: $16 / person. There will also be opportunities for free will offerings to help cover retreat costs beyond the use of the Bethany Bible Camp grounds. Any proceeds will go to raise support the 2017 Men’s Retreat.

Where: Bethany Bible Camp on Grace Lake! Kayaks, canoes & a rowboat are available on the grounds, or bring your own boat.
– Map for directions
Map to boat landing
Grace Lake contour map

What to bring:
Bible, pen(s), sleeping bag, pillow, clothes, jacket, towels, swimwear, bug repellent, toiletries, and plastic bags for clothes

OPTIONAL Fishing Competition: Hope & Bethesda are putting on a competition with the annual honor & trophy given to the Church who catches the biggest fish! The competition will be catch and release with entries to win submitted by photo’s which include some form of readable and standard measurement in the photo.