Showing posts from December, 2006

here's to 2006

merry christmas evergreeners! i comes to me this 28th day of december that we are closing out another year. and it's been a great year. retreats and camps and guests groups alike fade away with the calenders and christmas decorations as we head into another year. ahhhhhh. i however - don't really find that much changes. just a number at the end of 2006. but it has been a good 365 days. some of our staff positions have changed, we had 60 great staff members to compliment a fantastic summer, AND we going to have a new building by May on site (pictures to come in the new year). our camper brochures will be done and out in January, i've got the speakers for over half our summer camps and almost all the 2007 retreat speakers booked, AND we even have our t-shirt design figured out for the summer but's top secret. so december 2007 doesn't even seem that far away and we haven't even started it yet. let me know some of your resolutions (if you are in the

progress & peace

here's the latest picture of the office building that is materializing out of thin air (not really thin...maybe just cold). there's some pretty dedicated and awesome guys working on this building and while i don't think i could successfully name them all there's a bunch from Gem AB and some from Calgary. thank you soooooo much for all your hard work (in some pretty frigid temperatures too!). the other thing i wanted to say was that if you're planning on coming out here for Dec. 9th make sure that you contact the office and tell us what you're planning. the other thing is this: BRING YOUR OWN SLEDDING EQUIPMENT! we don't have much ofr sledding gear and unless you want to be going down on garbage bags, i suggest that you bring your own. but let's talk about something else a little more interesting. I was at church on sunday and of course it's advent. the candle that we lit this last week was peace. it was totally cool to sit around and talk about w