Your registration has been received.
Please review the information below concerning your Encounter Weekend.
An email will be sent the week before the Encounter. Please be sure to check spam/junk mail folders for our correspondence.
Cancellations can be made by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enhancement Weekends are cloistered weekends. It is necessary to attend all aspects of the weekend. We encourage on-time arrival and staying until dismissal on Sunday. If you are unable to attend the full weekend, please plan to attend at another time.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Full refund ~ cancellations received 2 weeks prior to the Encounter
Half Refund ~ cancellations received 1 week prior to the Encounter
No Refund ~ cancellations received the week of the Encounter
(extenuating circumstances accounted for)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM check-in hope hall (first building on left)
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM dinner (dining hall), *please come having eaten if
you will arrive after 7 pm*
7:30 PM conference begins *if you are unable to arrive by 8 pm, please plan to attend another time.*
5 PM dismissal
Friday Dinner ~ salad bar
Saturday Breakfast ~ pancakes, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, cereal, grits, yogurt, and fruit
Saturday Lunch ~ chicken salad, croissants, and salad
Saturday Dinner ~ ground beef tacos, queso, black beans and salad
Sunday Breakfast ~ egg breakfast casserole, biscuits, cereal, yogurt, oatmeal, grits and fruit
Sunday Lunch ~ sub sandwiches, salad, and chips
Due to allergies, we ask you avoid wearing strongly scented perfumes, colognes, lotions,
or using diffusers during the weekend.
Encounter Weekends are held in beautiful Northwest Georgia at White Columns at Kingston retreat center. Guests and servers are housed in rooms with approximately 3-6 guests in each room. Each room has 3 twin bunk-beds and private bathroom with two sinks. Guests and servers should supply their own bed linens and toiletry products (ie: towels, shampoo/conditioner, hairdryer, etc). Special needs accommodations are available upon request EMAIL US.
Please note: we work to accommodate roommate request with the exception of guests and servers, as they do not typically share dorm accommodations.
45 E. Howard street
Kingston, GA 30145
From Marietta, GA
Take I-75 North to GA-20, EXIT 290, toward Rome/Canton (Left). Continue 2.35 miles and turn left onto HWY 411 NE/US-411 S/GA-61. Go approximately .5 miles and merge onto Joe Frank Harris Pkwy SE/US-41 N/GA-3 towards Kingston/Rome. Travel 3.6 miles, passing the Rome exit. Do not take the Rome exit. After crossing the bridge, take the next left on Boyd Morris Road. At the end of the road, turn right onto HWY 293. In approximately 6 miles, White Columns at Kingston will be on the right, across from Church Street. Enter the main entrance and registration will be the first building (Hope Hall) on the left. Park in the lot to the left of Hope Hall, down small hill in grass/gravel lot.
From Cartersville, GA
Go north on Hwy 41 (Joe Frank Harris Parkway) until you pass the Rome exit. Do not take the Rome exit. After crossing the bridge, take the next left on Boyd Morris Road. At the end of the road, turn right onto HWY 293. In approximately 6 miles, White Columns at Kingston will be on the right, across from Church Street. Enter the main entrance and registration will be the first building (Hope Hall) on the left. Park in the lot to the left of Hope Hall, down small hill in grass/gravel lot.