Sign up Now! Time for the Men’s Ministry Retreat!

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. (Ezekiel 36:26)

This will be awesome! Mark your calendar!

Then, reserve your place at the BCBC Men’s Retreat, October 2nd through 4th at Camp Truett in Hayesville, North Carolina.

Our guest speaker is Tim Bennett.* Tim is actively involved in leading men’s ministry and will share his dynamic insights on battling for men’s hearts.

Tim Bennett

Tim Bennett

We’re looking forward to what Christ has planned and there is space for 30 men to join us!

Tentative Schedule

Friday, 10/2/15



1 to 5 PM:

  • Arrive, hangout, fellowship
  • The Great Cornhole Cornament!

5 to 6 PM

  • Cook team cooks, while the rest of us practice patience.

6 to 7 PM

  • Patience is rewarded grandly, with a manly meal of hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, and coleslaw.

    Manly hotogs

    Manly hotdogs

7 to 9 PM

  • Tim Bennett leads praise and worship, plus Q&A on heart issues.

9 PM

  • Fellowship ’till whenever.

Saturday, 10/3/15

Lake Chatuge

Lake Chatuge

7 to 8 AM

  • Cook team readies breakfast, while the rest of us practice patience.

8 to 9 AM

  • Manly pancakes

    Manly pancakes

    Patience is rewarded grandly, with a manly meal of pancakes, bacon, coffee, and more.

9 to 10:35 AM

  • Tim Bennett leads praise and worship with Q&A.

10:35 to 1 PM

  • Fellowship and manly activities
    • There is a great lake for boating, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.
    • Skeet shooting (tentative), hiking
    • Practice your slider.

      Practice your slider.

      The Cornhole Cornament continues!

1 to 2 PM

  • The gastronomic feast continues with sandwiches and chips.
  • Cook your own fish if you catch ’em.

2 to 3:30 PM

  • Tim Bennett leads praise and worship with Q&A.
Smoked pork tenderloin

Smoked pork tenderloin

4 to 7:30 PM

  • Cook team cooks while the rest wait patiently.
  • Patience is rewarded grandly, with smoked pork tenderloin, smoked beans, potato salad, corn-on-the-cob. Somebody bring toothpicks!

4 to 7:30 PM

  • Hangout, fellowship, and…
  • Crowning the Cornament Cornstar!image

7:45 PM

  • Dinner and fellowship.

Sunday, 10/4/15

7:30 to 8:30 AM

  • Breakfast: Bagels, cereal, and manly pastries

    Manly pastries

    Manly pastries

8:30 to 10 AM

  • Richard Glass leads praise and worship, with devotional.

10:30 AM

  • Hasta la vista.


*Tim Bennett is a an elder at the Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church, in Birmingham, Alabama. He leads a ministry called Battle for Men’s Hearts and has taught classes in Switzerland. Tim is planning to teach in South Africa next year. We look forward to hearing his thoughts during the men’s retreat.

Camp Truett is located at 346 Truett Camp Road, Hayesville, NC 28904.

For more information contact Brent Besosa at

Sign up in the worship center lobby, or call the church office (828-667-9818) for more information.

The cost is $50 per person. That includes your room, fellowship, activities, meals, even cornhole! Bring your own sheets, pillow, or sleeping bag.

God bless!

We proclaim Him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all
wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
(Colossians 1:28)