Friday to Sunday June 2-4 2017
see below for more detailed schedule
Sunday Worship Service to be held in Banff at 10AM
lunch to be provided following service



The Banff Centre
(107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff AB, T1L 1H5)
free parking is available on site



$150/adult, children are free
financial assistance is available
(for one day attendance, please contact us about the cost)



buffet style meals are included
Friday snack
Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Sunday breakfast and lunch



Standard hotel rooms at the Banff Centre

2 double beds for families with children or groups of friends

1 double bed for couples without children


Registration is in two parts:

  1. Fill out the form below. Please double check for accuracy!
  2. Payment of $150 per adult. If you need assistance, please don't hesitate to check the box in the form below and someone will contact you. Please click here and select 'GoodTree Summer 2017 Retreat to ensure your payment is recorded.

If you are attending for just a session or day, please register and under comments which day you will attend, how many adults/children, and if you will be joining us for any meals (Breakfast: $20 Lunch: $25 Dinner: $37) and we will contact you with the amount owing.

We look forward to seeing you and your family there!

please write N/A if no children will be with you :)
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Financial Assistance Needed



The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Dr
Banff AB, T1L 1H5


Make payment of $150/adult by clicking the button below. If you need financial assistance or are attending for just one day, please indicate on the registration form and someone will contact you!



4PM -6PM: check in
6:30PM : session #1
(snack to be provided)
7:30PM : devotional group
8PM : session 1 ends


7AM : breakfast
10AM : session #2
11AM : devotional group
11:30AM : session 2 ends
12PM : lunch
2PM : social activity
4PM : rest/free time
5:30PM : dinner
6:30PM : session #3
7:30PM : devotional group
8:00PM : session 3 ends


7AM : breakfast
9:30AM : place luggage in conference room
10AM : session #4 - family service
11AM: session 4 ends
11:15AM : GoodTree Group Photo
12PM : lunch
1PM: retreat ends


Allan Effa

Allan teaches Mission and Spiritual Formation courses at Taylor Seminary and Carey Theological College. He is an active leader at First Baptist, Edmonton. Allan grew up in Brazil as a missionary kid, served for 8 years in rural Nigeria and did his PhD work at Fuller Seminary in California. Allan’s research interests include evangelism in postmodernity, creation care, and worship studies. He and his wife, Karen, love cycling, camping and cooking meals together. In May of this year Allan is guiding his second group of students from Taylor on a pilgrimage walk of the last part of the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

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friday pm

Spiritual Formation

saturday am

Proclaiming an Integral Mission: What Does Good News Sound like to Postmodern Ears?


saturday pm

Doing Social Justice as Integral Mission: Bringing God’s Shalom to Earth

sunday am

Pentecost Service.