August 23 - 25, 2019


Join our church family for a relaxing weekend with inspiring worship and relaxing fellowship! Whether you are new and looking to connect or a long-time member who is looking forward to our evenings of fellowship on the porch, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to deepen your relationships with God and one another.

About the Location

Shrine Mont is located in the town of Orkney Springs in the Shenandoah Valley, about 100 miles west of Washington, DC. This peaceful retreat center nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains offers a variety of activities, including swimming, hiking, tennis, and more.

Please plan to depart by 5pm on Friday, August 23. Please be sure to eat dinner before you arrive. Shrine Mont is about a two hour drive from the DC area. We will head back after lunch on Sunday.


Randy Newman, M.Div., Ph.D. is an adjunct faculty member for Talbot School of Theology and Patrick Henry College. After serving for over 30 years with Campus Crusade for Christ, he established Connection Points, a ministry to help Christians engage people’s hearts the way Jesus did. He has written four books, Questioning EvangelismCorner ConversationsBringing the Gospel Home, and Engaging with Jewish People, and numerous articles about evangelism and other ways our lives intertwine with God’s creation. He and his wife Pam live in Annandale, VA and have three grown sons, a delightful daughter-in-law and a remarkably adorable granddaughter.  Randy blogs at

For Your Kids

While adults enjoy engaging sessions and teaching, our children (6 weeks – rising 6th grade) will be engaged by special programming and activities developed specifically for them.

For questions or to volunteer to help with childcare, contact Rosemary Spooner ([email protected]) or Melanie Janetsky ([email protected]).


Adult: $140
Couple: $280
Children 0 – 12: $40
Children 13 – 18: $90

40% discount available for first-time retreat attendees!

Logistics & What to Pack

Three meals on Saturday and two meals on Sunday are included in the cost. Bedding and bath towels will be provided, but bring your own beach towel. The Lodge charges extra for cribs, so bring your own Pack ’n Play for babies and toddlers.

What to Bring: Bible, fan, casual clothes, bathing suits, beach towels, pack’n’play for toddlers/babies, and a fan. Also every person/couple should bring chips or dessert and juice or soda for the refreshment table. And did we mention, a fan!



Shrine Mont Retreat Center
217 Shrine Mont Cir, Orkney Springs, VA 22845


Andy Laperriere
[email protected]