September 28, 2021
Prince High School Students Have Off-Campus Spiritual Retreat
Prince Avenue Christian School high school students recently took a three-day, two-night retreat that allowed students time to take a break from the rigors of academics and co-curricular activities and focus on their relationships with one another and with the Lord. Prince High School Principal Daniel Head explains that the High School Spiritual Life Retreat was a goal set five years ago. “To see the vision for this retreat culminate the way it did last week was awesome to watch.”
Students and faculty enjoyed the beautiful setting of Camp Woodlands in Cleveland, Georgia. The retreat included corporate worship led by the Prince Praise Team and teaching led by Prince Avenue Baptist Student Pastor Jace Thomas. High school faculty-led small group discussions where students met with classmates to share their thoughts and ideas regarding the teaching and their own personal experiences.
Students also had a great time during recreation where they could choose to participate in activities such as zip-lining, basketball, cornhole, ga-ga ball, kayaking, and waterslides. Students could also relax with snacks and drinks in the campus coffee shop or trading post.
Jace’s teaching focused on the truth that Jesus is Lord over the present, past, and future. Students responded openly to the challenges set before them, and more than 30 students committed to follow the Lord in baptism with many other students making personal commitments for salvation, rededication, and ministry.
Prince junior and member of the Prince Praise Team Kaylor Jones shares that she is beyond blessed to have the ability to attend a school where the most important thing is to aid students in spiritual growth. “There is nothing that our God can’t do! He has sent a revival to our school this week and is working to change the lives of our student body.”
Mr. Head explains that God’s faithfulness through the retreat was truly amazing to witness. “Our expectations for this retreat were high to start with, and God exceeded them in a big way. I am grateful for our families, students, and teachers who all made this retreat possible.”