Piedmont Friends Fellowship and Yearly Meeting

PFF Fall Retreat

NOTE:  Information on the 2019 PFF Fall Retreat held in September will be published on this page in early August, 2019.

The 2019 Fall Retreat will likely be similar to the successful 2018 Fall Retreat as listed below.

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The  PFF  2018  Fall  Retreat

Will Be Held

September 8, 2018

(Or from Friday to Sunday at your choice!)

Seven Springs Lodge and Retreat: http://sevenspringsretreatnc.com/

Yes Indeed!  There’s more!

Technically, the half day would be from Saturday starting with a fresh hot-off-the-grill lunch at noon and ending with a delicious dinner at 6:00 with a short interesting program (and teen and kids programs at the same time) followed by three hours of free time for fellowship, and/or swimming, hiking, canoeing, fishing, singing, or snoozing. 

But all that is only the planned half day. Friends who desire, may  come on Friday afternoon or evening (or early  on Saturday) to engage in all of the outdoor activities this retreat center has to offer including camp sites with showers and other amenities.  So bring your tent and swimming suit!*   Sunday morning will start off with a hot breakfast, more time to relax and visit, and end with a meeting for worship outdoors or inside as Friends would prefer.

Teen and Children’s programs.

This retreat center is a great site  for youth.  Hiking, swimming, and campfire building are all possible.  A specific teen and children’s program are planned

Please let your Meeting Clerk know if you are planning to attend. There is no registration. Small donations for meals will be appreciated.

TENTATIVE FALL  RETREAT  PROGRAM  SCHEDULE

Friday, September 7.

           Friends are invited to  arrive any time in the afternoon to enjoy Seven Springs

           2:00 PM  –  Yadkin Valley self-led wine tour.   (Carpooling organized at Seven                                               Springs)

                                  …Or hike, swim, play, relax at Seven Springs

           6:00 PM  –  Potluck Supper   (water, lemonade, tea, and chips provided)

Saturday, September 8

           Breakfast on your own, or group cooking on site, store 10  minutes away

           Morning  –  Friends arrive and may enjoy hiking, swimming, fishing, etc.

           12:00 PM  –  Lunch  (hot lunch provided by  PFF)

           1:30 PM  –  Worship Sharing  – On the Minute on climate change and related queries

           3:00 PM  –  Open Recreation and Fellowship

           6:00 PM  –  Supper  –  (hot supper provided by PFF)

Sunday, September 24

           8:00 AM  –  Breakfast (PFF will provide breakfast supplies)

           10:30 AM  –  Meeting for Worship

           12:00 M  –  Help clean up, pack, and heat out.

See the flyer for more information.

 

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