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Family Fusion Hope

April 14-16, 2023

Are you grieving the loss of a child?

Muskoka Bible Centre is offering its first retreat ever for grieving parents. Our retreat facilitators, David and Lisa Elliott, truly understand loss and grief as they lost their own son, Ben, in 2009. Both their personal experience with loss, as well as their desire to walk alongside others who are mourning, is why they continue to do ministry together. This practical retreat will help you navigate steps towards healing on this unpredictable journey. We welcome parents to join us in this safe space as we walk, share, and care for one another.


Dave & Lisa Elliott

Dave & Lisa Elliott
Read about David & Lisa Elliott

David and Lisa Elliott are happily married and have been serving together in pastoral ministry for almost 40 years. They have been blessed with 4 children (3 on earth, 1 in heaven). Since the death of their son, they have facilitated 20+ grief support groups. Lisa is the author of two award-winning, grief-related books: The Ben Ripple; Choosing to Live through Loss with Purpose and Dancing in the Rain; One Family’s Journey through Grief and Loss.

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Jacob Elliott

Dave & Lisa Elliott
Read about Jacob Elliott

Jacob Elliott lost his brother and best friend to leukemia 13 years ago. It was out of his deep grief that he picked up a guitar and sensed God’s call upon his life when he was asked to be the worship pastor at his home church. He then attended Heritage Bible college and graduated with his Bachelor of Church Music with a minor in Theology. He and his wife Shaylyn were married 2 years ago. They live and minister together in Kitchener where Jacob is the pastor of Worship and Creative Arts at Grandview Church.

Registration begins Friday at 4pm followed by a Dinner at 5:30pm. 


Please refer to our website for accommodation selections. 15% discount on accommodations for MBC retreats. Share accommodation with friends to save!

All prices are plus HST

Meals & Program

Program, 6 meals and 2 snacks — $260/person.

All prices are plus HST

Program Only


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