Couples Getaway

A weekend for couples to reconnect. It will be time away to play together thru activities provided, to grow together in Christ as we worship together with song and teaching and taking time to rest without all of the distractions from home.

Weekend Agenda


5:00pm - Arrival & Check in at the main office
5:30pm - Dinner in the Dining Room
7:00pm - Session #1


8:30am - Breakfast in the Dining Room
10:00am - Session #2
12:00pm - Lunch
2:00pm - TDB
Free Time Activities
- Tubing
- Snow shoeing
- Bookstore open
5:00pm - Dinner for Retreat guest
7:00pm - Concert: Paul & Angela Turner


8:00am - Continental Breakfast in the Hub
9:30am - Session #3
11:00am - Brunch in the Dining Room


Teachers: Rick & Jo Buck

Rick and Jo have have been doing life and ministry together for over 30 years. They have served at Emmanuel in Barrie for more than 23 years, with Rick as the Lead Pastor and Jo involved in Women’s Ministries and Bible Studies. Although they are very different from each other in personality and gifting, they have learned to celebrate their differences as a gift from God to complete each other, not compete with each other. During their ministry they have been blessed to encourage couples to grow in their knowledge of God and one another. Rick and Jo love when they have the opportunity to teach together the truths of God’s Word, and especially to share with other couples what God has taught them, and continues to teach them, in their own marriage.