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10 02, 2017

Blizzard II 2017

By | 2016-11-23T10:29:41+00:00 February 10th, 2017|0 Comments

For over 17 years, these retreats have become landmark experiences for thousands of teenagers on their spiritual journey. This is one of the most anticipated and impactful weekends that students experience as it brings together fun, great teaching, spiritual growth, awesome food, and crazy activities. Our hope is that our churches make this a “must do” experience for their teens, as it is a place where the value of the

3 02, 2017

Blizzard I 2017

By | 2016-12-09T22:04:45+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

For over 17 years, these retreats have become landmark experiences for thousands of teenagers on their spiritual journey. This is one of the most anticipated and impactful weekends that students experience as it brings together fun, great teaching, spiritual growth, awesome food, and crazy activities. Our hope is that our churches make this a “must do” experience for their teens, as it is a place where the value of the

8 02, 2016

Blizzard 2016 – review

By | 2016-10-31T13:57:14+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Alvin Lau, event recap|2 Comments

What happens when almost 840 people converge onto Muskoka Woods? You have the BIGGEST BLIZZARD EVER! While there was a mixture of excitement and anxieties heading into this, God had his plans already in mind. With Mike Gordon as our speaker and Life Support leading worship, we explored that foundational question we all wrestle with: Who am I? More importantly, who does God say I am? Mike used the story

9 02, 2015

Blizzard 2 2015-review

By | 2016-10-31T13:57:17+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Alvin Lau, event recap|0 Comments

Every retreat weekend brings a combination of challenges and celebrations. This weekend was no exception. But those challenges did not become insurmountable obstacles. Rather, they became a rallying point for many to dig deeper into who God is. The key to God's message this weekend was the framing of the message of salvation. Essentially, it isn't something to just grasp for ourselves, but understanding that his salvation for us must

4 02, 2014

When things DO go according to plan

By | 2016-10-31T13:57:23+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Alvin Lau, event recap|0 Comments

At Blizzard 1 this past weekend, when people asked me (Alvin) how I felt the weekend was going, my response was, "Too smoothly." Yes, there were some minute glitches here and there, but generally speaking, things went according to plan. All our churches arrived by 10:00pm. All the waivers were signed properly (I can't remember if that's ever happened in the last 38 Avalanches and Blizzards). We were on schedule.