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Lost Valley
Men's Retreat

September 15-16, 2023


The 8th annual Men's Retreat at Lost Valley is September 15-16, 2023.  We have been praying over this event and over all of you for over a year.  We are expecting a powerful move of God and we know that if you come you will be glad you did.  


Dan Kersten,

Director of Development and Communications

for Men’s Ministries and Light for the Lost

Dan is a writer, photographer, communicator, a dedicated missions partner, and is ordained through the Southern Missouri District of the Assemblies of God.

He also helps create, and develop ministry resources for leaders and men, and assists our districts/networks and local churches to assimilate our resources.

He and his wife, Tara, live in Republic, Missouri, with their son, Omar.

2023  Schedule

Friday, September 15th
Check-In                           3:00pm
Dinner                               6:00pm
Fire-starter Service        7:30pm
Free Time                         9:30pm
Lights Out                       11:00pm

Saturday, September 16th

Breakfast                          8:00am
Morning Service             9:00am

OR Golfing                   
Morning Activities        10:30am
Lunch                                12:30pm
Afternoon Activities       1:00pm
Closing Service                 2:30pm


Activities are available for everyone!  

Shooting Sports

During Saturday activity times our pistol, rifle, clay shooting, and archery ranges will be open.  Targets and clays are provided.  Bring your own firearms and ammo.  Please remember all firearms must be unloaded and cased until at the range.  Firearms may only be used during scheduled times with a range officer on duty.  Please review a copy of our Firearm Rules

Fishing & Boating

Fishing is available either from a boat or from the lake’s edge.  Paddle boats and canoes are available at the lake.  All fishing at Lost Valley is catch-and-release only.  There are large and small mouth bass as well as bluegill.  Bring your own fishing poles, lures, and other equipment.

Golfing Package (optional)

There will be a golf package available for purchase Golf pricing includes golf cart rentals.  Reservations must be made in advance during registration.  More details to come.

Hawk Throwing Tournament

Hawk throwing is the art of accurately throwing a tomahawk (or axe) at targets from a distance.  Hosted by the Michigan District Royal Rangers, a Royal Ranger leader will be available to help teach and train those interested in learning.


The camp’s trails are an excellent place for a hike or a prayer walk and boating is available at the lake.  Other activities include cornhole tournament, volleyball, horseshoes, and other games. After service Friday night is a great time for fellowship.  Feel free to bring snacks, books, cards or other games, etc. 

For More Information contact Chuck Willis at or by calling 248-348-9030. 

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