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ACTION / Ski Trip

To enhance the "togetherness" element of ACTION, there is a retreat every winter between semesters. We travel by bus to the upper peninsula of Michigan and enjoy skiing for three or four days. The slopes close for the night, so we spend evenings in an upper room of the main lodge of Big Powderhorn. When we gather in the upper room, the seniors share stories and lead the whole group in activities.

The true community aspect of church is experienced by having the young people live in cabins and cook for each other and sit around the fire place getting to know each other, in addition to spending time on the slopes. Each cabin has an RA, a young adult who has previously acted as a Reflection Assistant with ACTION. The RA is present not only for safety reasons, but also to encourage community building.


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