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2021

AUG 4-8

No Limit

to what God can do

There is no limit to the usefulness of the one who, putting self aside, makes room for the working of the Holy Spirit upon his heart, and lives a life wholly consecrated to God.

Testimonies for the Church, volume 8, p19

Each year GYC West hosts a young adult retreat to gain strength in the faith, network safely with like-minded believers, and seek a closer communion with our Father. For 2021 the theme is "No Limit… to what God can do." During this past year many people have found themselves confronted with questions and concerns regarding God and His power. Has COVID limited God's ability to work in our lives? Does the division and fear in our country and the world limit God's ability to work through us? We believe nothing can limit our Lord's work when we follow His Word and we want to encourage you to trust Him alone.

Join us in 2021 to come away from your work and routines and seek revival together.

Steve Wohlberg

Steve Wohlberg is the Speaker/Director of White Horse Media and the host of all World News and the Bible radio and television broadcasts. He is the author of 40+ books, including his newest sharing pocketbook, Approaching Armageddon and The Bloody Woman and the Seven-Headed Beast. His passion is to exalt his Savior, be a faithful husband and father, and to help prepare others for Jesus Christ’s soon return.

Heidi Duffield

Heidi Duffield is a student midwife from Waitsburg, WA. Her hobbies include painting, flower gardening, and songwriting. She also serves as President of GYC Northwest. Her favorite Bible verse is Deuteronomy 33:27 - "The eternal God is your refuge, And underneath are the everlasting arms; He will thrust out the enemy from before you."

Ron Duffield

Ron Duffield is a Respiratory Therapist in the Walla Walla Valley and currently resides in Waitsburg/Dixie, Washington with his wife, Cherie, and three daughters Bethany, Heidi, and Emily. In the past he has worked at Weimar Institute as Men’s Hydro/Massage Director and College Librarian. Ron has written several books including “Return of the Latter Rain” and “Wounded in the House of His Friends”. His passion is Adventist History and the lessons we can learn from our past and putting that history down on paper so others can benefit from it as well. Ron and his family enjoy music (Duffield Family Music CDs in production), outdoor activities such as hiking and camping, gardening, and raising Bernese Mountain Dogs.

This year's GYC West is being held at Sierra Pines Camp, up in the beautiful Sierra Nevadas just south of Lake Tahoe.

7169 Sierra Pines Rd, Twin Bridges, CA 95721

Be sure to bring an active mind, your Bible, and notepaper as this year's content is designed to bring you not only closer to our Savior, but also to give you the tools you need to become a strong worker for Him at your home and at your church.

Please be aware that we will be recording and live streaming our events, so please dress modestly.

A note about GPS: Google Maps has been proven to be accurate, however it tries to direct you off of Sierra Pines Road too early and onto a blocked road. Follow the road further down. We will have GWC West signs up to help guide you.

History Note

This site once belonged to the Adventist church - before Leoni Meadows was purchased. The main building, currently known as Judson Lodge, was built in the 1940s and Seventh-Day Adventist missionaries from around the world sent rocks and shells from their various missions that were all incorporated into the fireplace at the ends of the building.

Come and visit this historic location! One of our many goals for this event is to do what we can to improve the site to those around us, so come with a heart and mind willing to work for the Lord.

Schedule

- Sign-in opens - be sure to register online to speed things up!

Event schedule

Coming soon!

- Full cleanup. We need your help, just ask us!

- Final checkout.

Pricing and site notes

Until June 1st registration is $16 per person for the whole weekend. Aftwards it will be $25 per person. Meals and lodging are priced separately.

Registration is $25 per person for the whole weekend. Meals and lodging are priced separately.

Those who want to just come up Sabbath, please register for the weekend - even if you don't want to stay the night. Also please pre-purchase meals prior to the start of Sabbath or supply your own meals for that time.

Parking is limited, so please carpool where possible.

The on-site water is potable, but not recommended, so bring plenty of water.

Attended campfires are allowed within designated fire pits, though you'll have to supply your own firewood.

Expect mountain trail hiking, so pack what you'll need for it - especially water.

Due to California's restrictions, we will be practicing social distancing and wearing face masks where required. Please bring and wear a face mask when needed. While the sun and fresh air have both healing and sanitizing properties, we should strive to be both model citizens and strong witnesses for God through the practice of the health ministry that we as a people have been given.

Please be aware that we will be recording and photographing our events, so please dress modestly.

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