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Coming Events

Friends of the Ministry Weekend - February 24-26

The February weekend begins with dinner on Friday evening and concludes with breakfast on Sunday morning.  The Saturday schedule includes music from Dave Anderson plus devotions and a presentation led by Rev. Dr. Bill Knippa from Austin Texas.  Bill is a retired pastor of Bethany Lutheran, Austin plus he is a Clinical Psychologist.  We will have fun and fellowship and great food.  Rev. Kevin and Tawn Bueltmann will lead the worship service on Saturday evening.  No cost. Use the form below to register.


Friends of the Ministry Celebration! - Saturday, March 25

The March 25 event begins with lunch at noon and that is followed by a program at 1:30.  The program will include testimonials from three past retreat clients, a greeting from our board chair, music from Dave Anderson and Roger Walck and Kevin and Tawn Bueltmann plus a few “surprise guests” having to do with the 30th anniversary of The Rescue (from the Bering Sea).  Use the form below to register.

Friends of the Ministry Weekend - April 18-20

These weekends of comfortable accommodations, devotions, fellowship, fun, music, a Saturday evening worship service led by Rev. Kevin and Tawn Bueltmann, and great food begin with dinner on Friday evening and conclude with breakfast on Sunday morning. The April weekend will include devotions and a presentation by Rev. Jerry Kosberg. No cost. Use the form below to register.

Dave Anderson's June 4-21 tour to Denmark, Sweden, and Norway

Dave has traveled to Scandinavia thirty-one times. Scandinavia includes castles, museums, cathedrals, and fjords. Australia includes Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney plus country towns. Call Dave at 480-838-8500 for tour prices and more information or Email

Dave Anderson’s October 3-18 tour in Australia

Dave Anderson is inviting you to join his small (total of 20 people) group going to Australia October 3-18. The tour includes visits to Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, plus small country towns. Tour members will stay in homes four or five nights….as guests. Sites will include museums, vineyards, animal parks, shops, churches, Australia’s Parliament Building, and sights in Sydney including the Opera House, and a Harbour Cruise. Cost for airfare from LAX, meals (except noon lunch), coach, motels, and sightseeing is $5995 p/person. Interested? Call Dave for more information at 480-838-8500 This will be Dave’s 28th trip to Australia since his first visit in 1974.

Shepherd's Canyon Retreats 2023

NOTE: Registration for every retreat closes two weeks prior to retreat start date.  

March 6-13

April 17-24

May 15-22

June 19-26

July 10-17 (Especially for teachers)

July 31-August 7

September 18-25

October 9-16

November 6-13

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