August 5, 2019

Summer Youth Retreat

Our annual Summer Youth Retreat will be Saturday, August 3rd through Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 in Ocean City, New Jersey. Students entering 7th through 12th grade are welcome! Friends are welcome too!

The retreat is designed to be a well-chaperoned time of friendship, fun and learning. This year’s summer youth retreat will be at Kull Youth Center in Ocean City, New Jersey. There will be daily small group bible studies (no prior knowledge needed), nightly programs, and lots of time at the beach and boardwalk.

Retreat Theme: Love Story

Love. It makes the world go ‘round. We can’t help falling into it, and it’s all we need. However, over the years we have come up with so many different definitions of love and what it looks like. In one sense it seems so readily available, yet at the same time it can feel like the love we need remains elusive. What is love? What does it look like? How do you know when you’ve received it, and what does it look like to live out a life of love? Join us at Ocean City as we dig into the story of God’s love for humanity and His clear picture of the nature and transformative power of love.

Retreat Details

We will be departing from the McDonalds in West Lebanon at 7 am on Saturday, August 3rd and returning on Wednesday, August 7th between 6 and 8 pm (depending on traffic).

Read about our previous summer retreats here

Registration for this event is closed.

Sign Release Form

If you would like to pay online, you may do so using a direct-debit from your checking account (see button below). If you would prefer, you may also mail a check to the church office (PO Box 5523, Hanover, NH 03755) or use the offering box on Sunday. If you use either of these options, please write “Youth Retreat” on the memo of your check and/or giving envelope.

Pay Online



What to Bring

  • Your Friends!!!!
  • Spending money for souvenirs and optional amusements/food on the boardwalk.
  • Packed lunch or lunch money for the trip down (please no peanuts)
  • Bible
  • Spiral Notebook
  • Pens (2-4)
  • Reusable Water bottle
  • Sleeping Bag/Pillow
  • Swimsuit
  • Beach Towel
  • Toiletries
  • Bath Towel
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sweatshirt
  • Warmer Clothes for cooler evenings on the boardwalk
  • Sunscreen
  • Flashlight
  • Sneakers for Sports
  • Medication if Needed
  • $25 for water park, $5 mini-golf (both optional)


Start: August 3, 2019 7:00 am
End: August 7, 2019 7:00 pm
Venue: Kull Youth Center
Ocean City, NJ

Women’s Book Group

Summer Book Groups: Experience gospel life this summer with new friends and old in one of these book/discussion groups! All CRC women and friends are welcome.

Reading The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield. Meeting Mondays 7:30 to 9:00 pm. First meeting on 6/24 at the Hanover Starbucks. Led by Dori Willeman and Anna Shaw. Contact: Dori Willeman*

*If you need Dori’s emails address, please contact the church office.

Start: August 5, 2019 7:30 pm
End: August 5, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
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