Friday afternoon, I dropped Drew off for Winter Retreat 2014. I get chills to see the 100’s of teenagers anxiously waiting to load the 7 charter buses to drive away. Shocco Springs in Talladega, AL hosts both the Youth Retreat and the Family Church Retreat.
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An hour later when Rob got home we made our way up there for the Family Retreat. Here’s our weekend in pics…

Campfires…music…
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…and smores
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Peacefulness
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Girls against Boys – 10th Grade football game
The girls look ready!
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Two opponents come together for a pre-game prayer
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Lunch time
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Ice Cream
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Spades during free time
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Praise and worship
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Powerful messages by Olu Brown
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Fun times for the kids too
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Family Retreat Group shot

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Winter Retreat Youth Group shot
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Drew’s Small Group

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You can see tons more pics here.

Read about the 2013 Retreat here.