Church Retreats

Church Retreat Center in Lancaster, PA

Planning a church retreat is no small undertaking, especially when you have to coordinate finding the perfect place, working with a group of decision makers, and getting all the details in order.  But the value of Church Retreats for your congregation is also significant, and we are here to help you with the details to make your next event a rewarding and meaningful experience.

We Make Church Retreat Planning Simple And Fun

We know that finding a Church retreat conference center is often easier said than done. You’re often juggling too many tasks with limited resources, limited time, and on a budget.

At Refreshing Mountain Retreat, we work with pastors, ministry leaders, and others in the church to plan fun and exciting church retreats that meet the needs of their unique group.

We’ve created retreat packages and itineraries that alleviate these struggles and help create memorable experiences that aren’t a hassle to plan.

Bring the fun and excitement into your next event.

Retreat Ingredients

Start Planning Your Church Retreat in Pennsylvania Today

  • Grow closer to God and each other – Our retreats are designed to offer the best of relaxation and enjoyment all in one. Focus on God and connecting in our peaceful meeting spaces.
  • Retreat groups of all sizes and stays – Whether you have a guest speaker and worship band or simply have small group Bible study and prayer time, both large and church groups are welcome at Refreshing Mountain. From short overnight retreats to an entire week-long getaway, we’re able to accommodate your group’s itinerary.
  • Year-round amenities and activities – Our retreat center lets you relax in the beauty of God’s creation, no matter the weather.
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Ready To Start Planning Your Upcoming Church Retreat?

We make the process as simple as possible for you.


  1. Connect with our Sales Team.  Tell us about your expected group size, desired dates, lodging preferences, and other important aspects of your event.
  2. Place a Temp Hold on Space.  Our Sales Team can hold space on specific dates for you while you review the contract details, talk with other decision, makers, schedule a facility tour, etc.
  3. Sign the contract and submit a deposit to confirm your reservation.
  4. Once your Event Contract is signed, you will work with our Guest Services team to plan all of the details of your schedule.
  5. Arrive for your retreat! We will be looking forward to seeing you for your special event. Bring the group, prepare to have a wonderful time, and rest assured that we will have everything ready for your arrival.

About Refreshing Mountain

Looking for some fun outdoor things to do in Lancaster County, PA as a family or group? Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center was established to provide a family-friendly place for people of all ages and group sizes to enjoy fun activities and to be refreshed.

Our professionally guided outdoor adventures are designed to challenge and excite you, whether you want to explore the area’s natural beauty with a large group or just spend quality time with your friends and family. No matter the size of your group you’ll find refreshment, connection, and adventure.

You have questions about Church Retreats. We have the answers.

What type of lodging is best for church retreats?

Our Cabins or Lodges are best for families or groups of adults, and our bunks are well suited for children, teens, and young adults.   

Which Activity Add-ons are best for church retreats?

It will really depend on the ages in your group, but many groups start with our Ascent Package, which is a great combination of high adventure (i.e. ziplines, obstacles, climbing tower) as well as on-the-ground activities like pedal carts, slingshots, our Wildlife Center, and moreThis has something for everyone, regardless of age and abilityBut also true, feel free to talk with our Guest Services more specifically about your group and we can make recommendations tailored to your adrenaline threshold, schedule particulars, and budget. 

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