Category: Retreats

9 Ways God Can Impact You on a Retreat
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9 Ways God Can Impact You on a Retreat

Christian retreats. If you’re involved in an Ignite group on your campus, you’ve likely been invited to attend a retreat. Between classes, school work, and holding down a job, it can seem impossible to carve out time to attend a weekend retreat — especially if you’ve never been on before. Retreats are an essential part...

September 5, 2016May 13, 2017by
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Greater

This past weekend, twenty eight students from Monmouth College, Knox College, and Joliet Junior College gathered together for the Ignite Encounter Retreat. They took time away from school, put aside homework and work, and spent the weekend seeking after God. There were speaking sessions focused on rejoicing in all God does in our lives, the...

February 24, 2014February 24, 2014by
There I Am
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There I Am

This past weekend the students from Ignite Monmouth attended an Encounter Retreat in the hopes of encountering God. There were speaking sessions focused on the fact that God is enough for our lives. There was a prayer workshop to train students how to pray publicly. There were nights full of all-out worship that left us...

November 4, 2013November 4, 2013by
Students have an Encounter
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Students have an Encounter

During the weekend of November 2-4, students from five different schools gathered together for our bi-annual Encounter Retreat. We had 21 students total coming from Monmouth College, Carl Sandburg College, Joliet Junior College, Galesburg High School, and United High School, along with three Ignite staff members. Students participated in sessions each day that helped them...

November 25, 2012November 25, 2012by
Encounter Retreat Donations
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Encounter Retreat Donations

In order to keep the cost of the Encounter Retreats affordable to all students, Ignite relies upon donations to cover food, booklet, and scholarship costs for the weekend. The student fee only covers the cost of the retreat center rental. All other expenses related to the retreats are covered through generous supporters like yourself. Many...

October 16, 2012October 16, 2012by
Ignite Students have an Encounter
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Ignite Students have an Encounter

God continues to move mightily in our Encounter Retreats. Students are empowered, encouraged and challenged to seek God more and live out the calling and potential He has placed in their lives.

April 10, 2012April 10, 2012by
Encounter Retreat Food Donations
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Encounter Retreat Food Donations

Ignite needs your help! Every semester, Ignite hosts an Encounter Retreat, where students are able to get off campus, disconnect from homework and work and stress, have fun and encounter God. These retreats allow students time to get into the Word, worship God freely, pray, spend time in silence and build relationships with fellow Christians...

February 23, 2012February 23, 2012by
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Ignite Students have an Encounter

This past weekend, Ignite Student Ministries had the privilege of hosting the bi-annual Encounter Retreat at Camp Summit in New Windsor, Illinois. These retreats are intended to give students the opportunity to get off campus, disconnect from homework and responsibilities and work and stresses from school, and focus on encountering God.

October 17, 2011October 17, 2011by