Corps Retreat 2019
Friday, August 30 - Monday, September 2, 2019
THEME : LIVING LIFE TOGETHER; the call, challenge and blessing of living life in Christian community
Adults: $62.10/ person / night (HST incl.)
Children 6-16: $34.50/person/night (HST incl.)
Children 5-under: FREE
Guests: Majors David & Beth (Hammond) Pearo - current appointment to THQ as Pastoral Care Officers
It was in September of 1990 that David and Beth entered the College For Officer Training as members of the “Followers of Jesus “session. They were commissioned in June, 1992 and have served as Corps Officers (21 years), on Training College staff (2 years) and have presently completed their 4th year on staff at THQ, in the Pastoral Services Department where they provide pastoral support to Officers and their families in the Ontario Great Lakes and Maritime Divisions.
Beth, prior to becoming an Officer, was a school teacher, and as one who is committed to life-long learning has completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Education, and Masters of Theological Studies degrees. She has recently completed the requirements for and been awarded her Certified Spiritual Director designation.
David is a graduate of the Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology and went on to complete his Bachelor of Theology and Masters of Theological Studies degrees. In 2017 David obtained his Qualified Mediator (Q. Med) Designation and as a part of his ministry provided "In-house" mediation for The Salvation Army.
David and Beth have 3 adult children, one son- in- law and two beautiful grandsons – all of whom love the Lord and bring great joy into their lives.
Beth is an avid runner, reader, and passionate about her family, her relationship with the Lord and carries a deep conviction of the importance of the local Corps.
David, loves his family, his Lord and is a passionate Outdoors-man with a love of any and every type of fishing, scuba diving, camping and eating anything extra extra spicy!