An exciting, spiritually challenging, all-inclusive winter retreat for your youth group (grades 6-12). Held at Pinebrook in the Pocono Mountains, each weekend consists of solid biblical teaching, worship, and activities that encourage youth to grow in their walk with the Lord and connect with other youth across the Bible Fellowship denomination. Throughout the weekend youth have the option to participate in a wide variety of events including sports tournaments, arts competitions, board games, snack shack, and more.
There are three weekends to choose from. All weekends will have the same speaker and theme, but worship leaders may change from week to week. A typical weekend consists of four teaching session and additional breakout sessions for youth groups to gather together for debriefing and prayer
Mark Evans has spent, virtually, his entire life and career working with young people. Throughout the years he has worked as pastor, a social worker, an educator and a coach. At his core, he is a teacher and loves teaching the Bible, particularly how God reveals Himself (Father, Son, and Spirit) to people. His study of God has encouraged him to love learning about all of life (cultures, art, work, money, relationships, food, sports, etc).
Mark married his wife, Heather, in 2001. They live in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. Heather is the founder of Evans Counseling Services and the co-founder of VAST (Lehigh Valley Against Sex Trafficking).
On The Way is an outreach band of Cairn University students who travel the country leading worship and serving the Lord. OTW performs contemporary worship services designed to fit many styles and audiences, while intentionally pointing people towards Christ. On The Way has performed in churches, schools, youth groups, camps, theaters, conventions and stadiums.