Search Retreat

April 17-19, 2020 (CANCELLED due to COVID-19 )

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"Come as you are. Leave transformed by love."

What is Search Retreat?

The Search Retreat is an off-campus weekend designed for all who are longing for something more. The retreat is focused on reflecting on and building your relationship with yourself, with others, and with God by exploring various elements of the Christian faith including community, discipleship, forgiveness, prayer, and the body of Christ. Regardless of where you are on your faith journey, Search seeks to offer you a meaningful experience. 

Search includes student reflections, opportunities for quiet reflection in a beautiful setting, small group discussions, free time, and a variety of interactive community building activities. 

What's been said about the retreat?

"It was incredible! I have never felt so loved and at peace."

"A rejuvenating and peaceful weekend to reflect on all aspects of my life"

" I honestly felt like I was able to connect with God like I never have before."

Who is eligible to attend?

All Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are welcome!

How do I register?

Applications closed.

How much does it cost?

$80 (includes transportation, meals and lodging). Payment is due upon acceptance to the retreat (online, cash or check made payable to "USD" in-person). Financial assistance is available. If interested, please email Kenny Van Tilburg at


For more information, please email Kenny Van Tilburg at