Ellerslie Work Retreat
Many hands making light work for the glory of God ... and the betterment of our campus! Join in the fun and help us with our dorm remodel this fall.
Our first push to remodel the campus gave many an Ellerslie student a positive dorm experience during the summer semester. And now, we are beginning to rally the troops for the second wave of updates to our dorms!
Are you in?
Get ready to roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and join our ongoing work project! The plan is to continue remodeling the Ellerslie Campus, while doing our utmost to encourage you in your walk with Jesus while you are staying with us and lending a helping hand.
Fall work retreat dates
October 25 — November 20*
*This is an ongoing project and future work retreats will be scheduled for the winter and spring of 2022.
What to Expect:
Morning and Afternoon Work Schedule:
Typically, work days are from 8:00am – 5:00pm with a lunch break
Evening Spiritual Encouragement*:
Fireside chat with Eric Ludy or other staff
Church at Ellerslie Prayer Meeting
Q&A with Leslie Ludy or other staff
Fireside chat with Nathan Johnson
*Schedule subject to change.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks:
For this phase of the project the work crew will focus on:
— Remodeling and installing a fully-functioning kitchen
— Refreshing the exterior of the 100 and 200 dorms
— Installing a cost-saving HVAC system
Specific Skill Sets Needed:
General Construction, Framing, Flooring, Finish Carpentry, Painting and Caulking, Plumbing, Electrical, Drywall
Or anyone simply willing to pitch in and help!
Can't wait to have you join us!
Want to talk to the project manager?
Yes. If you have a passion to serve Jesus by swinging a hammer or you have a desire to see discipleship flourish again and would love to give back, you’re invited to participate.
Yes. Email us here to join our mailing list to be notified of future work retreats.
No, the Ellerslie Work Retreat is primarily a work retreat with a few spiritually-centered components including weekly prayer meetings, times of regular encouragement, and occasionally group activities that are Christ-focused in nature. If you are wanting to go deeper in your walk with Christ, we would encourage you to check out our 2022 discipleship programs here.
Typically, work retreat days are from 8:00am–5:00pm with a lunch break.
If you don’t have any of these skills but would still like to help, please contact our project manager to discuss your situation.
Your generosity is a blessing. If you feel stirred to give financially towards this project, you can donate here.