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Updates from Amigo

February 13, 2019

Final Amigo Winter Youth Retreats for 2019 is February 15-17: Senior

High – Speaker: Tig Intagliata (Bluffton College campus
pastor). Title: “Becoming Friends
with God.” Scripture: John 15:15. Description: Tig will help your
students to prepare for the stage of life after high school. His campus
ministry expertise will give insight for how to have a true friendship with the
creator. Drawing near to God is something we all need to work on. There is still room if you would like to
come – call us at 269-651-2811.

Amigo Scrapbook, Crafting, and Sewing Retreats… Whether you scrapbook, sew, quilt or
craft, Amigo invites you to join us for a relaxing weekend filled with good
food and fellowship. Come alone or bring friends/family. We provide the space,
lodging, food and just the right amount of focused input to allow you time to
balance your productivity with time to rest, restore and refresh your body and
soul. Maximum of 90 people for each
event. If you want to come, sign up soon! We are almost full for our two spring

2019 spring dates include:

March 8-13 (weekend plus stay over Sun-Wedesday options or early Thursday arrival)

64 already registered!

April 2-7 (weekend plus come early Tuesday-Thursday night additional options)

80 already registered!

Call or register online! 269-651-2811 or  or


All are invited to the FRIENDS OF AMIGO BANQUET, 6 pm March 14th at Yellow Creek
Mennonite Church. Come to hear an update about what is happening at Amigo Centre this past year and what we’re working on in 2019. Please call to let us know you are coming!

NEW DATE: Transitional ministry offers a unique gift in a congregation’s life. Whether a change in pastor comes because of conflict, retirement, shrinking numbers and weariness, or questions of congregational viability, transitional ministry walks alongside a congregation while it answers questions of mission, courage and transformation. April 1-4, 2019, Amigo Centre hosts a Transitional Ministry Training retreat for individuals interested in pursuing this type of ministry. Visit for additional information, or contact Amigo Centre at 269.651.2811 or

Amigo Centre wood splitting and workday will be on April 13th. We have a lot to do in preparation for the summer. Rain or shine we’ll be tackling projects all over camp. If you are interested in helping prepare campfire wood and cleaning up areas of the timber we’ll be cutting and splitting firewood. Please RSVP by calling 269-651-2811 or emailing

22nd Annual Camper Scholarship Amigo Centre Golf Scramble will be June 8th, 2019 at 8 am. Registration to come soon. If you’re interested in joining and want registration information feel free to contact Amigo Centre at 269-651-2811 to have your name added to the list.

AMIGO SUMMER CAMP is coming! Think warm!! Camp runs June 16-July 26, 2019. Some weeks fill earlier, so sign up soon to hold your spot. Amigo Centre summer camp registration is available online. Help create some wonderful memories for those special children in your life. Call or register online!  269-651-2811 or  or

Amigo Summer Camp job opportunities. We are looking for youth that want to make a difference in the lives of children, while making new friends and earning a bit of money too! If you know of youth in your family or community that would be interested in summer employment at Amigo in 2019, contact  or apply online. We are also looking for a few staff to help in maintenance, dining hall and housekeeping. If you know someone who would be a good fit for Amigo, please direct them our way!

AMIGO FACILITIES Has it been awhile since your congregation has had a church retreat? Are you considering trying to get one up and running? Give us a call to find out how we can help facilitate your retreat. There is some availability in the Spring and Early Fall 2019.