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Your 2017 Summer Staff

We are delighted to have finalized our staff for the summer and to be able to present them to you. Our Summer Director is MacKenzie Cameron, who has been a group leader a couple of past summers – some of you will remember her in roles such as Walt Disney’s personal assistant and Mary Poppins.  Continue Reading »

Catching Our Breaths After A Couple of Intensely Busy Weeks!

Our 2 summer registration days had the phone lines ringing non-stop for 3 hours each morning; some people trying to register said they redialed over 350 times! As a result, every one of our summer family retreats is totally full and most have wait-lists. This is a new experience, as we usually have space in  Continue Reading »

AUCTIONS, ROOFING, ENVELOPE, & WINDOWS

This past weekend was our annual Valentines’ Fundraiser with 53 guests excited to be here with each other, to be challenged in their thinking by Mark Buchanan’s devotionals, and to give The Station coffers a huge boost through outbidding each other on our auction items and other various donations. We are excited to share that  Continue Reading »

Construction Update

With a return to warmer weather we have been able to do some construction projects that were on hold since early Dec. because of all the ice and frozen ground. One day this week, in spite of heavy rains off and on throughout the day, the crew poured 47 yards of concrete (that’s 5 truck-loads)  Continue Reading »

Looking for 2017 Summer Staff

2017 has arrived with sunny but cold days and there is a lot of ice on the property that makes getting around treacherous…we are so glad that we can think about summer days to help us get through this! Yes, it is time for Summer Staff applications to come in. If you are interested in  Continue Reading »

Welcome, Paisley Elizabeth Anderson!

Jan. 5th  Thank you for your prayers for Paisley! She came home to Keats Island on Dec. 20th to enjoy her first Christmas with family. She is gaining weight satisfactorily and the doctors have no concerns about her at this point. There will be future appointments with a pediatrician to keep tabs on her but  Continue Reading »

Snow at Barnabas!

Friday Dec. 9 – more snow coming down with 25 cm. in the forecast. These pictures are taken after just one hour of snow!           Here is what some of the mountains looked like when we could still see them yesterday…       Monday, Dec. 5 – Many of you  Continue Reading »

Retainer Wall for the Orchard Terrace

The crew has arrived to begin building the monstrous retainer wall that will hold the ground on two sides of the new Orchard Terrace eating area. Some of the dirt from the trench has been stored on the terrace where it is covered and has a better chance of drying out a little – the  Continue Reading »

Construction Update

The metal roofing on The Station has been installed as far as the roofers can go until the roof of the Orchard Terrace is on. There are all kinds of “finishing” bits that are underway, including around the skylights. Meetings have taken place with a lighting company and a kitchen supply company to give us  Continue Reading »

Fall Serve & Grow Highlights

30 willing workers braved the rainy weather of Friday and Saturday to undertake many of our fall projects alongside our staff – their persistence despite nature’s lack of cooperation was rewarded with sunshine and warmer temperatures on Sunday.   One of the big projects for the weekend was to juice the remainder of our abundant  Continue Reading »

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