Transition Retreats for cross-cultural workers & TCKs,
workshops for Member Care workers, resources for all!
Most Missionary Kids (MKs) returning “home” to Canada from the field, feel in a...
A co-ed retreat for MKs willing to be challenged physically and spiritually in ...
👉 Feb. 5-10, 2023 @ Guelph, ON.
👉 July 23-28, 2023 @ Cambridge, ON.
👉 November 19-24, 2023 @ Water Valley, AB.
Opportunity is given to process the missionary journey with experienced cross-cultural workers who care and to gain perspective on the next phase of life. RE-VIEW has been developed to provide insight on topics such as transition, grief, loss, stress and burnout, among others. There is also group and individual debriefing.
Missionaries transitioning from living cross-culturally have stories of joys and challenges. Debriefing their experience honors God’s call by recognizing and celebrating His fingerprints along the journey. A third party debriefing will provide the extra time, experience and confidentiality that missionary organizations may not be able to offer. As well, sharing and learning with other transitioning missionaries in a small group setting has proven to be very enriching.
Room and board (dorm-style accommodations).
Set in a quiet, beautiful environment.
Reflect on your cross-cultural experience.
Share your story.
Meet with other missionaries in transition.
Learn from experienced missionaries.
Participate in one-on-one debriefing sessions.
Enjoy the comfort of small groups.
Think ahead prayerfully.
Fully process your experience as a single, a couple or a family.
If you have children or youth, for them to be debriefed in a specialized program.
Worship, pray & fellowship.
Please enjoy this interview of Mike & Diane Fietje as they share their experience about RE-VIEW for their children and themselves.
The dates for RE-VIEW West 2023 by MORE Network, are not set yet but we'll be posting them as soon as they are confirmed.
Please use the table below including the prices for 2023. As customary with our organization, if the cost is a concern, please let us know.
Fees include room-and-board, instruction and materials.
Registrations is now open for RE-VIEW WEST 2023 (in Alberta). We invite you to REGISTER NOW.
To register for RE-VIEW EAST, please go to the MissionPREP registration page or click HERE.
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