Discipleship Intensive

Making Disciples in Rome, GA

July 31 - August 4, 2023

Rome, GA

5-Day Experience

An immersive experience where we equip college-aged students & young adults to lead small groups in their own communities.

The Experience

Matthew 28:19 tells us, “Therefore go, and make disciples of all nations…”

Discipleship Intensives are just as they sound: intense. Using Christ-centered curriculum in a small group setting, college-aged students and young adults become confident leaders who will make disciples.

Our training model provides active, hard skill development that is not easily found elsewhere. Through an intentional process of learning, teaching, and giving/receiving peer feedback, participants are equipped and commissioned to be effective small group leaders wherever they go.

General Schedule

Day 1

Participants and ministry leaders arrive at our host site and are greeted by our hospitable staff. After checking into their accommodations for the week, guests are welcomed into the Discipleship Intensive experience with an overview of how our Learn, Teach, Feedback model will make them a confident small group leader. Participants begin training in small teams called “family groups,” where they will master biblically-focused curriculum together throughout the week.

Day 1 typically includes:

  • Check-in
  • Welcome & Lunch
  • Overview & Expectations
  • Training Block
  • Dinner
  • Training Block
  • Activity/Free Time

Days 2-4

As our trainings intensify, participants also attend sessions that provide helpful tools and best practices to use in family group. Each participant learns the curriculum, teaches it to their peers, and is given helpful feedback of praise and encouragement. We believe this framework stretches individuals out of their comfort zones, building their confidence in making disciples.

Days 2-4 typically include:

  • Breakfast
  • Training Block
  • Lunch
  • Free Time
  • Training Block
  • Dinner
  • Session
  • Activity/Free Time
    • (Day 4 will include a packing night)

Day 5

After mastering effective discipleship, participants debrief in a large group setting before a Commissioning Ceremony, where they are empowered to use their new leadership skills on their college campus or in their church communities. We provide each participant with a new set of curriculum so they can easily transition into confident small group leadership.

Day 5 typically includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Final Debrief
  • Commissioning Ceremony
  • Send-off

The Venue

WinShape Retreat

Berry College Mountain Campus
2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149

Lodging & meals provided. Travel accommodations will be at the participant’s discretion.

 

COST: $500

Register for this event by July 1, 2023 at 11:59pm.

FAQ

I am a ministry leader. How do I register my students/young adults?

Click the Register Now button to access your ministry leader portal, where you can reserve spots, make payments, and access necessary information for the event your participants are attending.

I am a student/young adult. Can I register myself?

No. At this time, only ministry leaders can reserve spots at a Discipleship Intensive. However, you can connect us with your ministry leader to help us get started.

What is included in the event price?

The price varies based on event depending on whether lodging and meals are included. Programming materials, giveaway items, and activities are always included. Travel is never included in the price unless explicitly stated.

Can I see a Discipleship Intensive in action before sending participants?

Of course! Click Register Now for your desired event, follow all necessary registration steps, and select “Day 2 Visit” when prompted.

What curriculum topics are taught at each experience?

In 2023, we will be walking through the Identity in Christ curriculum.

Packing List

A guide for all you’ll need to bring for a successful week with WinShape.