Time Apart to Reconnect and Renew

From the delicious food to the lush temperate rainforest, Alton L. Collins Retreat Center provides space to open you and your group to new possibilities. Surrounded by giant fir and cedar trees, lush ferns and abundant moss covered vine maples, we provide an environment and facilities conducive for community building, continuing education, reflection, relaxation, recreation.  

Upcoming Events

Title Dates
Great Hymns of the Faith 2 8/22/2019 - 8/22/2019
Time to Sow 9/10/2019 - 9/13/2019
Portland Women Writers: Self Portrait of the Inner Landscape 9/20/2019 - 9/22/2019
Great Hymns of the Faith 3 10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019
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Camp and Retreat E-News: Giving and Receiving Acceptance

Acceptance, understood as an embodiment of compassionate curiosity towards ourselves and others, makes space for others to be seen and valued as they are ...

Camp and Retreat E-News: Offering the Grace of Acceptance Through Christian Hospitality and Spaces to Grow

This grace of acceptance offered to me by the church, through camp and retreat ministry, continues to inspire me in my work and life. Through these next few ...

Camp and Retreat E-News: Living Christian Lives Filled with Joy

We encourage you, dear reader, to look for joy in one of the simplest of things, food. To care for yourself in new and engaging ways as you prepare food for ...

Camp and Retreat E-News: Experiencing the Joy that is Available to us Every Day

For me, joy is a gift that is available to us each day. I believe that, for most of us, the experience of joy is a matter of choice. While I am aware that joy ...
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