Disciple Now Weekend

March 2-3, 2018

What is it?  D-Now is a weekend retreat for students consisting of 3 worship services at Severns Valley Baptist Church, an overnight stay at a church member’s house, and an afternoon of service projects and activities Approximately 500 area students will be participating in the event.  See reverse side for the detailed schedule.


Where will the students spend the night?  Both guys and girls will be staying at Marty’s house in Hodgenville.  Girls will stay upstairs and the boys will sleep downstairs and/or in a camper in Marty’s driveway. 


What does it cost?  No cost for regular attendees of the New Hope Youth Group.  Guests can attend for $20 if there is available space.


What is included?  Students attending will receive a t-shirt, a meal on Friday and 3 meals on Saturday.



Students have two options on where and when to meet on Friday.  The first is option is at New Hope at 5:15 pm.  The second option is at Severns Valley at 5:45 pm.  Text Marty (270-307-7126) ahead of time if you choose option #2.

Students may be picked up from Severns Valley at approximately 9:00 pm or from New Hope at approximately 9:15 pm.  Text Marty (270-307-7126) ahead of time if you choose to pick up your student at Severns Valley.


What to bring:


Pen and paper

Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)


Blanket or Sleeping Bag


Clothes for Saturday (we plan to do light yard work outside on Saturday afternoon)




Friday, March 1


arrival time for students meeting at New Hope

(meet in the fellowship hall)


load van to Severns Valley for worship session 1


arrival time for students meeting at Severns Valley

(look for the red New Hope van in the Severns Valley parking lot)


pizza at Severns Valley (Papa Johns)


worship session 1 at Severns Valley


load van to head to Marty’s house for the night


Saturday, March 2


wakeup, breakfast, shower


load van to head to Severns Valley for worship session 2


worship center opens


worship session 2 at Severns Valley


lunch at Severns Valley (Chick-Fil-A)


service projects and activities (yard work if weather permits)


dinner (to be determined)


load up to head to Severns Valley for worship session 3


worship center opens


worship session #3 at Severns Valley


depart from Severns Valley

(option #1 for parents picking up students)


arrive at New Hope

(option #2 for parents picking up students

Contact information during D-Now:

Marty’s cell: 270-307-7126 (prefer texts)

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