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Annual Events

Although there are others, here are three of our most important annual events:

  • Fall Retreat, usually held in late September, is a great time to retreat from regular life, spend time with great people in God’s nature, relax, play games, hear encouraging messages from a special guest speaker, and come back home emotionally, socially, and spiritually filled up!
  • Gulf Coast Getaway is one of the largest campus ministry conferences in the nation, attracting about 2,000 college students from all across the Southeast U.S., mostly from state universities like ASU. It’s held in Panama City, Florida—right on the beach!
  • Christmas Party is how we usually end the fall semester. It's a "progressive dinner," which means we eat different parts of the meal at different houses. And, of course, our party wouldn't be complete without some "Dirty Santa" gift exchange action!
  • Spring Break Mission Trip is one of our key times to pour ourselves out in service. We usually travel to an inner city within a few hours of Jonesboro (Dallas, St. Louis, Memphis, New Orleans), partner with a local church or inner-city ministry on site, and help do whatever needs to be done.
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