Clear your calendar – It’s that time of year again when we all go away together!
Week Away is for all ages and has always been a time of fun and refreshment; intentionally building closer friendships as we spend a week together while getting to know our God better through his word, the Bible. This year we will be returning to the Shoalhaven Youthworks sites, Waterslea and Koloona overlooking the Shoalhaven River, set amongst 262 acres of green pastures and untouched native bushland. (439 Koloona Dr Watersleigh)
When: 2nd – July, 2021
Covid stuff to consider
The 2 square metre rule still applies to all groups at Youthworks. This will mean that if numbers exceed the Youthworks limits, both the Waterslea dining hall and the Waterslea meeting room will be used for lunch and dinner mealtimes. A marque (with heaters) will be hired for the talks. The marque will be located on the grass at Koloona. For those not familiar with Youthworks Shoalhaven, a map is below showing the distance between the two sites. Anyone with flu like symptoms will not be able to attend Week Away until they are symptom free. A Covid check in process will be established for all attendees upon arrival to the site.
Be sure to book in early as Week Away sells out fast!
REGISTRATION for WEEK AWAY is in TWO STAGES which reflects our preference for week-long stays.
STAGE ONE – Week-Long registration opens Monday 10th May from 9am
STAGE TWO – Short-Stay registration opens Monday 17th May
Once Week Away is sold out, people and families will be placed on a waiting list should there be an opening.
Accommodation options are
The smaller Riverview House.
Please note as per previous years we may not be able to accommodate everyone at their preferred site. Preference for the Waterslea site is given to those with young children or who may have certain mobility needs. We appreciate your grace and understanding with this. Our usual non Youthworks accommodation option (Forest Haven) is no longer available as it has been sold. Alternate Motel accommodation has been sourced and is located in Nowra, approximately 18 minutes away where 5 additional rooms are available.
Who is our speaker?
Archie Poulos – Archie is the Head of Ministry at Moore Theological College where he Lectures in Ministry. Archie is also the Director for the Centre for Ministry Development. He is the Chair of Evangelism and New Churches (ENC).