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Senior Adult Retreat

September 26 - September 28

Come Back to St. Simons Island with Us!

After a successful virtual Senior Adult Retreat last year, hosted by First Baptist Church, Dalton, we will be returning to Saint Simons Island and First Baptist Church, for an IN PERSON retreat!


You may also email Melissa Kremer at  mkremer@cbfga.org to register a group.

Tentative Retreat Schedule

Sunday, September 26

  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. – Check-in and Cake Fellowship at FBC, SSI

Monday, September 27

  • 9:00 a.m. – Check-in for late arrivers
  • 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. – Gathering Time in Sanctuary
  • 11:15 a.m. – Breakout Session I 
  • 12:00– Lunch and brief program in Fellowship Hall
  • Monday afternoon – free time to relax and enjoy the beach and village of SSI
  • 6:45 p.m. – Music and Retreat Worship in the sanctuary, followed by an Ice Cream Fellowship in the Fellowship Hall

Tuesday, September 28

  • 9:00 a.m. – Breakout Session II
  • 10:15 a.m. – Closing Retreat Worship and Communion


Lodging may fill up quickly! A block of rooms is reserved for CBF/GA at The Inn by the Lighthouse for $139 per room per night. Call 912-638-1101 to make reservations. Epworth by the Sea is currently being used to house workers dismantling the overturned ship, so lodging there is currently unavailable. Epworth may be available around September 1.

Other suggested lodging:

  • Hampton Inn SSI, 912-634-2204
  • Holiday Inn Express, 912-634-2175
  • Home2Suites by Hilton SSI, 912-638-0333
  • Queens Court Inn SSI, 912-268-4966
  • Best Western Plus SSI, 912-638-7805
  • Ocean Inn and Suites SSI, 912-634-2122


Retreat Speaker

Ruth DuCharme is Associate Pastor of Faith Formations for Families at Highland Hills Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia. She is currently pursuing certification as a spiritual director through the Haden Institute for Spiritual Direction. Ruth has written children’s curriculum for her church and for Smyth & Helwys and has led numerous small group studies and retreats. Ruth grew up in Newnan, Georgia, around her family’s barbecue restaurant, Sprayberry’s BBQ. She studied church music at Tift College and at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.



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    First Baptist Church, St. Simons
    729 Ocean Blvd
    St Simons Island, GA 31522 United States
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