Worship Retreat

October 20-21, 2023

Registration Closed.

Join us for a weekend of encouragement for those who lead others to the Savior through corporate worship.

OUR SPEAKER:  Pastor Chad Vitarelli

Chad has served in pastoral worship ministry in the church for the last 20 years. He is a graduate of Cedarville University (BA) and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary (M Div). Chad and his wife Hayley have been blessed with three children: Ben, Allie and Jude. In his spare time Chad loves writing music, running, and time with friends and family.

Who should attend this retreat?            

Those involved in worship ministry at your church (song leaders, worship team, instrumentalists, sound and projection team).

What will be the focus?          

The focus of this retreat is both encouragement and challenge.  Be encouraged as you get to know others involved in similar ministry.  Be challenged to lead out of an overflow of God's presence in your life.

Who is the speaker?         

Pastor Chad Vitarelli (Interim Lead Pastor at Bella Vista Church in Rockford, MI)

What style of ministry will benefit from this retreat?         

This retreat is not specific to any one style of worship.  It is designed to encourage and challenge the heart of the worshipper.

What will housing be like for this retreat?           

Housing will be dorm style (men and women in separate wings) of the lodge.

What is the cost?         $100 / person for overnight guests

                                        $75 / person for commuters

What will the schedule be? (tentative)


5pm - 6pm Check In

6pm Supper

7pm Session #1

8pm Small Group wrap up time

8:30 Quiz Night / Fun

9:30 Free Time


7:00 - 8am Coffee Shop open

8:00 Breakfast

8:30 Devo's / Quiet Time

9:00 Round Table Discussion

10:00 Session #2

11:00 Round Table Discussion

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Workshop

2:00 Solo Time

2:45 Solo Wrap Up

3:30 Free Time

4:00 Session #3

5:00 Supper

6:00 Head for Home

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