TXBSM Staff Retreat

July 26-29, 2021

Date & Location

  • We gather the last week of July as a staff to celebrate the past year, worship together, enjoy fellowship, and get ready for the new semester.

  • Registration is Monday from 11:00am - 12:30pm in the Great Hall of the Mahler Student Center (N on the DBU campus map)

  • 2021: July 26-29 at DBU, 3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211.

Attendance Requirements

  • Attending the BSM Staff July Retreat is required for all BGCT paid Directors, Associates, Cross Cultural Specialists, Coordinators (formerly Assistants), and CMIs

  • Volunteers, TXB Missionaries, and locally funded staff are invited to attend

Registration Information

  • Registration is Monday from 11:00am - 12:30pm in the Great Hall of the Mahler Student Center (N on the DBU campus map)

  • Please eat lunch before you arrive

Housing Information

  • We will be in dorm rooms so you will need to bring your own twin sheets or sleeping bag, pillow, towels, hand soap, etc.

  • For housing issues, call Eric Bean (DBU BSM Director) 806-680-5455.

  • Dorm doors are locked from midnight to 6am. If you come back late or leave before 6am you will be locked out and have to call Eric.

Dress Code

  • Remember, we are guests of DBU! Nice jeans are ok, girls can wear capris. No flip flops. Shorts can be worn during free / rec time only.

  • It tends to run cold in our meeting areas so bring a jacket if needed.

  • Wednesday

    • Morning - the BGCT Communications Photographer (Neil) wants to take headshots of the primary contact for each campus. He will be with us Wednesday morning starting at breakfast. He has asked for no tshirts in those pictures (i.e. collared shirts).

    • Evening - wear one of your BSM shirts and nice jeans / pants for our celebration dinner and BSM staff group picture

  • Thursday

    • You'll receive a new shirt during registration. Plan to wear it Thursday for our BGCT staff picture.

Book Swap

If you would like to participate in a book swap bring a book of your choice that has been valuable to you to swap.

Ministry Pictures

Please send a couple pictures from your ministry this year to ginger.bowman@txb.org. We're putting together a slideshow for our celebration banquet.

Wifi

Look for "DBU guest" and follow instructions

For those leading a session, contact Becky for a username and password