Camp Creekside

Calvin Crest Camp

September 23-25, 2016

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What is the Creekside Fall Retreat?

It's a time for the Church Family to get away from life for a weekend and spend time in fellowship with God and each other. This year we are changing locations and going to Calvin Crest in Oakhurst, CA.

Theme: Participating in the Life of the Trinity

Calvin Crest


Mountain View

These heated and carpeted cabin-suits sleep 4-5 and include a private bath. There are two bunk beds, one of which can be converted to a double bed. Doors between the suits can be opened to allow 8-9 people to room together. Guests provide their own bed and bath linens.

13 and up: $133
4-12: $67
3 and under: free

Cedar Lodge

Hotel-style rooms with private baths are a available in a variety of configurations that sleep 3-5 people. Bed and bath linens are provided. Priority for these rooms go to people with special needs
Cedar Lodge rooms have all been claimed!

Speakers -

Andrew de Kanter

Andrew is the husband of Sarah and the father of four children: Moses, Judah, Augstin, and Antonetta. He is hoping to expand his family by adopting a child from Burundi, Africa. Andrew has been serving as a Pastor at Enclave Community Church in Turlock for about three years. He holds a Th.M from Dallas Theological Seminary. Andrew loves to spend time with his family and reading theology. He also loves being a pastor and seeing people come to treasure Christ more and more. Andrew's life mission is to grow in joyful union with God in Christ and to see others enter into a grow in this union as well.

Brandon Hulst

Brandon Hulst and his beautiful wife Kori have three children: Kailyn (9), Lane (7), and Adilyn (3). Brandon was born and raised in the Central Valley and is the third generation to live in the same farm house on a ranch in Hughson. Brandon has held various ministry position such as youth pastor, interim pastor and lead pastor at a few different Calvary Chapel and Evangelical Free Churches in California. Brandon took over his family's agricultural research business and has been running it as CEO for the last 10 years. In 2011 the Lord moved Brandon and his family to Dallas to attend Dallas Theological Seminary where he studied Bible and Theology. In 2013 Brandon received the call to take over as Pastor at Enclave Community Church in Turlock, CA, which is where he now serves as a bi-vocational pastor. Brandon's passion is to teach God's people the glorious truths revealed in Scripture.

Directions -

What to Bring
Pillows, sleeping bag or sheets & blankets (If you booked a Mountain View cabin
Towels, wash cloths, soap, robe
Blue jeans, tennis shoes, flip flops
Warm clothing/hat (cool evenings)
Flashlight, camera, games (Monopoly, Risk, Bible Trivia.....)
Bike, fishing gear
Bible, notebook, pencil or pen

Questions? Contact the Church Office!

Service of Worship, Sundays @ 10:00am    Youth Group, Sundays @ 5:30pm    AWANA Kids Club, Wednesdays @6:30 Creekside Evangelical Free Church of Merced · 2876 N. "G" Street, Merced CA 95340 · Office Phone: (209)384-7028 · Office Fax: (209)384-7220