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The Journey Home Retreat

Sky Ranch Ute Trail

The Journey Home Retreat is a two-night retreat designed to deepen your connection with God, yourself, and others.

Prioritize a few days away and we’ll help you experience more of what you were designed for in Eden.


November 1-3, 2024

Plan to arrive Friday, November 1st for registration between 3:00-4:00pm. Plan to stay until our hard stop at noon on Sunday, November 3rd.


Sky Ranch Ute Trail is located in Ute Trail, CO which is 8 miles north of Lake City and 43 miles south of Gunnison, CO.
The address is: 1329 Colorado 149, Powerhorn, CO 81243


$1,000 per person for Single Occupancy and $750.00 per person for Double Occupancy. Each person attending must fill out a registration form even if you are attending together. Spouses or friends may choose to share a room but the price remains the same per person.

Your registration fee includes everything you need while on retreat:

  • A private room if you so desire
  • Meals and daily refreshments
  • Eden Curriculum
  • Teaching sessions
  • Guided practices

We’re all trying to get back to a home we’ve never been. The Journey Home Retreat will start you on a journey back to the relational habitat you were made for.

Your Retreat Facilitators:

Chuck Gschwend

Chuck Gschwend
Director of Spiritual Formation

A trial attorney, pastor, and trained spiritual director, Chuck is a seasoned retreat leader and is passionate about helping God’s people feel more at home in the love of God. Chuck is now an empty-nester living in Weatherford, Texas with his wife Lindy. They have three adult children.

Chuck has earned his JD, University of Arkansas School of Law; MABS Dallas Theological Seminary; Certificate in Spiritual Direction, LTI’s Selah program, affiliated with Gordon-Conwell Seminary.

Nathan Wagnon

Nathan Wagnon
Eden Retreat Facilitator

A theologian, military officer, and pastor, Nathan has led well in diverse environments over the past two decades. He developed the God Image Diagnostic Assessment, which is central to Eden’s process of raising awareness as we (re)train leaders. Nathan and his wife Margaret have four children.

Nathan has earned his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and his DMin from Talbot Seminary.

The Journey Home Retreat is a safe place to lay aside your responsibilities at home and work to simply be souls before God. The reality for all of us is that even when we are in a healthy season, we long for more, relationally.

During The Journey Home Retreat you’ll experience:

  • Relationally safe environments conducive for souls (which are very shy) to open up to love
  • A reformation of your own emotional image of God
  • Resources that will deepen all your relationships
  • Guided practices to help you live more at home in the love of God
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