September 30 - October 1
Riverbend Retreat Center
Glen Rose, Texas

ENJOY two fun days away from UTA with friends. Stay in a modern retreat center surrounded by beautiful scenery along the Brazos River.  Worship God and hear challenging practical messages from the Bible.  

SIGNUP DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 27. Signup at WideAwake or at the BSM anytime! Just fill out a registration form, turn it in to a staff member, and pay online or in person! 


Email completed form to or drop it by the BSM building.

COST: $45 includes travel, housing, three meals & program.

TRAVEL: We are carpooling and need some people to drive.  It is about a 1 hour drive and BSM will reimburse you for fuel (pending you take three other people). 

SCHEDULE: Meet at the BSM on Friday at 3pm and we will leave at 3:15pm. Need to come late? Let us know; there will be cars leaving later.  We will depart Riverbend around 4pm on Saturday and arrive back at UTA around 5:30pm Saturday. 

WHAT TO BRING: We will have cabins with bunk beds: bring a pillow & sleeping bag, towel, swimsuit, extra clothes, etc.  Dress is casual. Bring a Bible and notebook.

QUESTIONS: or 817-277-4195

Lead Pastor, The Church at the Cross, Grapevine
JR Vassar is gifted speaker and Bible teacher. From 2005 – 2013 he served as founding and lead pastor of Apostles Church in New York City. At the end of 2013 he returned home to DFW where he now serves as the Lead Pastor of Church at the Cross in Grapevine. He and his wife Ginger live with their three children in Grapevine, TX.  He is the author of Glory Hunger: God, the Gospel and  Our Quest for Something More (Crossway, 2015).


MUSIC: Randy Fuller
Worship Minister, The Village Church, Fort Worth 

A Fort Worth native, Randy leads worship at the Village Church, a fast-growing dynamic church just a few minutes from UTA.  Randy is married and has two young sons.