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Your registration has been received.

 

Please review the information below concerning you Encounter Weekend

An email will be sent before the retreat. Please be sure to check spam/junk mail folders for our correspondence.

 

Cancellations can be made by emailing: registration@holyspiritencounter.org

 

advanced couples' weekend information

Who should Attend?

HSE Advance Couples' Weekends are for married Christian couples who are seeking to grow and advance in serving together as one in ministry. Since this is an advanced HSE weekend, which builds on previous Encounter Weekend teachings, both husband and wife must have previously attended an Encounter Weekend.

 

SCHEDULE

Advance Couples' Weekends are cloistered weekends. It is necessary to attend all aspects of the weekend. We encourage guests to arrive on-time and stay until dismissal on Sunday. If you are unable to attend the full weekend, please plan to attend at another time.

 

Friday

6:30 - 7:15 PM      Arrival and check-in

7 PM                          Dinner

 

Sunday

4 PM                         Dismissal

 

CHECK-IN

Hope Hall, first building on the left. Park in the lot to the left of Hope Hall, down small hill in grass/gravel lot.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Weekends are held in beautiful Northwest Georgia at White Columns at Kingston retreat center. Each couple will have their own room with twin bunk-beds and private bathroom with two sinks. Couples  should supply their own bed linens and toiletry products (ie: towels, shampoo/conditioner, hairdryer, etc). Special needs accommodations are available upon request email us.

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Bedding for twin bed
    • pillow
    • sleeping bag or sheets and blanket
  • Personal toiletry items and towels
    • CPAP and Electronic devices - please bring an extension cord for any necessary electronic device
  • Comfortable clothing - dress is casual (jeans & t-shirts). please bring appropriate outerwear and comfortable shoes.
  • Flashlight - all pathways are well lit. we ask attendees have a flashlight for their rooms at night.
  • Umbrella - for outdoor transitions between housing, dining, and conference/chapel buildings.
  • Bible - while we recognize many people use Bible apps on their mobile devices, we encourage guests to limit use to fully engage in their Encounter.
  • Water bottle and/or Coffee Mug

Due to allergies, we ask that you avoid wearing strongly scented perfumes, colognes, lotions,

or using diffusers during the weekend.

 

Directions to White Columns at Kingston

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.