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2023 Elmira Youth Retreat


STCOC will host the 2023 Elmira Youth Retreat on February 3rd - 5th.

The theme is "The Good Fight."

The cost is $10/each.

Please register by Sunday, January 29th. To register, click here


Our speaker this year will be Gregg Schader. Gregg and his wife Lisa live in Ithaca, NY with their two children. In addition to being the preacher at the Ithaca Church of Christ, Gregg is an instructor for Warrior Academy, a faith-based martial arts ministry he and his wife lead.

Rally Schedule



6:00-7:00pm Registration

7:00-8:00pm Ice-breakers and activities

8:00pm songs, short lesson, breakout groups

10:00pm Disperse for night



8:30-9:30am Breakfast

9:45am Songs

10:00am Lesson and breakout groups

11:00am-12:00pm Karate Demonstration

12:00-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-2:15pm Activities at church building

3:00-5:00pm gym/painting

5:30-6:30pm Dinner

6:30-7:30 Songs, lesson, breakout groups

7:30-10:00pm Games, hang out



8:30-9:30am Breakfast

9:40-10:15am Praise & Worship, lesson

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45am Praise and Worship

11:00am Communion 

11:15am Sermon

12:15pm Lunch

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