International Family Retreat

Family Retreats Happening in June

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • May 28, 2017
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  • Family Retreats, International Family Retreat

Family Retreat

This month, we'll be hosting nine Family Retreats and three International Family Retreats, and we're looking for people like you to come and serve! At Family Retreat, we strive to cultivate meaningful connections with families affected by disability while caring for and encouraging them in a fully accessible camp environment. And...

“Will You Come to Family Retreat with Me?”

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • April 17, 2017
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  • Family Retreats, International Family Retreat

Come Serve at Family Retreat!Is God calling you to serve? Join us as a Short-Term-Missionary (STM) at one of our 30 Family Retreats nationwide or 28 International Family Retreats. Come and serve as an individual, or bring your church or youth group and serve as a team! You can also sponsor a family or individual by providing a Family Retreat Scholarship. There are several different ways to become a part of a Joni and Friends Family Retreat...

Spread the Message

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 28, 2017
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  • Joni's Posts, International Family Retreat

Spread the MessageLast week I recorded video greetings for all the special-needs families who will be attending International Family Retreats in Serbia, Ukraine, Thailand, India, China, Peru, El Salvador, and more...

International Family Retreat Reflects God’s Grace

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 26, 2017
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  • International Family Retreat

IFRHave you ever wondered what it’s like to serve at an International Family Retreat (IFR)? We asked volunteer, Nikki, to answer some questions about her recent experiences with IFR!

International Family Retreat Offers Spiritual Growth

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 19, 2017
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  • International Family Retreat

International Family RetreatHave you ever wondered what it’s like to serve at an International Family Retreat (IFR)? Read along as volunteer, JC, answers our questions about her recent experiences with IFR...

Serve at an International Family Retreat in 2017!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 19, 2016
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  • International Family Retreat

IFR UkraineHave you been praying about serving internationally with Joni and Friends? Is the Lord stirring your heart and calling you to serve? Our 2017 International Family Retreat (IFR) schedule is now available! Next year, we will send more than 20 teams to serve families affected by disability in 14 different countries around the world...

God's Hand in International Family Retreat

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 14, 2016
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  • International Family Retreat

Maame Tiwaah and JoyceAfter attending a recent International Family Retreat in Ghana, one of our Short Term Missionaries (STMs), Carley, shared this heartwarming story: "Joyce brought her daughter, Maame Tiwaah, to the International Family Retreat in...

Urgent Prayer Request for Ghana

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 13, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, International Family Retreat

Ghana IFRI just learned of an urgent prayer request regarding our upcoming International Family Retreat in Ghana – yesterday a violent storm hit Cape Coast destroying homes and property. Roofs were blown off and there is a lot of water damage. Cape Coast is where we are planning to have our International Family Retreat. I have personally been to Ghana and I know the needs among special needs families are great - this retreat would bring so much to them including the gospel of Christ. With the retreat only...

It's Global Outreach Day!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • May 28, 2016
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  • International Family Retreat, Wheels For The World

Global Outreach DayToday, we’re joining millions of brothers and sisters in Christ by celebrating Global Outreach Day! The mission of Global Outreach Day is to build up a network of Christians worldwide, equipping and mobilizing them to share the gospel to the nations. With a Wheels for the World team serving right now in Ghana and an International Family Retreat taking place in China next week, we are reaching people affected by disabilities around the world with the gospel, and equipping them with practical resources such as mobility and disability ministry training!

International Family Retreat in China

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • May 3, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, International Family Retreat

Families arriving at International Family Retreat in Zhenjiang, ChinaOur International Family Retreat is in full-swing in Zhenjiang, China! Volunteers from local house churches have welcomed 18 special-needs families with singing and dancing. Many of these families are from poor, rural communities and have never been exposed ...