This retreat is for the mentally challenged 12 years of age or older, their parents and chaperones, and workers with the mentally challenged.

This retreat is made possible by your gifts to the Cooperative Program and Mary Hill Davis Offering.

Program Personalities

Patrick Hamilton

Camp Pastor, FBC Plains

Jim De Hoog

Counselor and Worship Leader, San Antonio

Cedar Hill
October 1-2, 2021

Mt. Lebanon Baptist Camp & Conference Center
1701 Texas Plume Rd.
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Background Checks & MinistrySafe Training COVID-19 Protocols

(Includes lodging, meals, snacks and insurance)

Fees per person
Before September 8: Motel $60 / *Bunkhouse $50
After September 8: Motel $70 / *Bunkhouse $60

*Each person must bring linens

Download Registration Packet

Return completed forms and checks via:
Email to Sarah Johnson or
Mail to:
Texas Baptists
Attn: Special Friends
7557 Rambler Rd Ste. 1200, Dallas, TX 75231

Special Entertainment for Special Friends
  • Bible study, crafts, and a talent show
  • Ventriloquist Nancy Burks Worcester of Nancy & Friends
  • For our mission project this year, we will be collecting toiletry items for The Center. Items to bring include: shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, body wash, tooth brushes, and toilet paper.

Special Feature for Parents

Resources and support from Katie Swafford, Director of Counseling, Texas Baptists


A limited number of partial scholarships are available. The scholarships include lodging, meals, breaks, and insurance. Please call Sarah Johnson at 214-828-5205 to request a scholarship form.



Sarah Johnson
Childhood Ministry Program Coordinator/Ministry Assistant, Discipleship

(214) 828-5205

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