Retired Workers’ Retreat

Join us in beautiful Sumas, Washington, for a time of fellowship, connection, and refreshment. We will gather to catch up with one another, share stories, make memories, and worship together.

Registration opens February 18, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. PST and closes May 4, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. PDT.

For questions about the retreat or to register, contact Amber Pedroni at (916) 797-6222 or

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Retreat Details

May 11-13, 2020 (With early bird registration of the 10th)

Cedar Springs Christian Retreat Center, Sumas, Washington


Single Occupancy Cost – May 10–13

Chalet/3 nights – $280/person
Chapel/Fireside/3 nights – $259/person

Single Occupancy Cost – May 11–13

Chalet/2 nights – $182/person
Chapel/Fireside/2 nights – $168/person

Double Occupancy Cost – May 10–13

Chalet/3 nights – $229/person
Chapel/Fireside/3 nights – $208/person

Double Occupancy Cost – May 11–13

Chalet/2 nights – $148/person
Chapel/Fireside/2 nights – $134/person

Retreat Speaker

Kerry Bender

VP of International Missions

Rev. Kerry L. Bender grew up at Venturia Baptist Church in Venturia, North Dakota. While in college, he worked as the youth minister at Temple Baptist Church in Jamestown, North Dakota. He holds a master of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a master of theology from the University of Edinburgh. He pastored at Faith Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for twelve years, followed by two years at the University of Mary in Bismarck, serving as a chaplain and teaching. He was also a pastor at Bismarck Baptist Church. In June 2019, he became the VP of International Missions for the NAB after a year of serving in that role on an interim basis. He has been married to Stacy for twenty-five years, and they have two adult children who live in Texas. Kerry loves the outdoors, reading, singing, and cooking. He has a deep passion for theology, preaching, missions, and ecumenism.

With Special Missionary Guest – Gregg Evans

Additional Details

Regular check-in begins Monday, May 11, at 3:00 p.m. Early arrival check-in begins Sunday, May 10, at 4:00 p.m. Sunday evening and Monday morning will include informal gathering and fellowship.

Meals are included in your retreat registration. Early arrival includes eight meals (Sunday dinner is not provided). Regular registration includes six meals.

Special Accommodations
Please mark on your registration form if you have any dietary or physical limitations.

Many need rooms that allow dining and meeting access without stairs. Because these rooms are limited in number, we must accept registrations for these rooms on a firstcome, first-served basis.