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: Striving to Foster a Community with Depth

Today, we live in a world that lets us connect to more people and over greater distances than ever before. But those connections may be more superficial due to ...

Camp and Retreat E-News: From Chaos to Community

Because community is essential well-being, we understand that the cost of getting there is worth it. We may not like the experience in the midst of the chaos ...

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 ...
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