Barren Heights Christian Retreat Center

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We are pleased that you have dropped by for a visit.
But our true hospitality begins when you come to our retreat center in Scottsville, KY.  Barren Heights primary purpose is to provide families that have children with a physical or developmental disabillities a free weekend retreat – simply to relax, rest and rejuvenate. We look forward to hosting you!

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 Retreat Season

Recent News

  • 10th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

    Published on October 7, 2015 2015-Barren-Heights-Dinner-logo

    10th Annual Barren Heights Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction Stepping Up & Stepping Out Festivities hosted by Scott Reynolds, WAVE 3 TV Featuring music and dancing to the Don Krekel Orchesra Please join us for a dinner and auction benefiting Barren Heights Retreat Saturday, November 14, 2015 5:30 PM EDT Marriott Louisville East 1903 Embassy Square  Read More →

  • Nominations for Volunteer of the Year Awards

    Published on July 23, 2015 VOY

    Barren Heights would like to recognize the wonderful service of the ministry’s leaders and volunteers. Each fall we present two awards to volunteers who serve with the hands and heart of Jesus. Recommendations may come from any guest or volunteer and should be received by October 20, 2015.   Abigail’s Impact Award Please nominate a youth (5-20  Read More →

  • 2015 Benefit Dinner Raffle Items

    Published on July 12, 2015 MacBook Air 1

    Barren Heights has two great raffle items for the 10th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction. We are having a contest with our volunteers to see who can sell the most raffle tickets. Please be sure to name the volunteer who referred you to buy your ticket online.  Read More →

  • 2015 Barren Heights Family Fun Fest

    Published on June 15, 2015 IMG_9843

    What a great day at Cedar Creek Farm with old friends and new friends!  Thank you to all the volunteers and to the Sanders family for opening their home to host our Fun Fest!  Read More →

  • Hope to see you at the Barren Heights 2015 Family Fun Fest and Cookout!

    Published on May 13, 2015 FF Flyer

    2015 Barren Heights FAMILY FUN FEST and COOKOUT Who – Barren Heights Community of Friends What – FAMILY FUN FEST and COOKOUT When – Saturday JUNE 13 (11 :00 AM ET-4:00 PM ET) Lunch will be served at noon Where – Sander’s Cedar Creek Farm, 9116 Cedar Creek Road, Louisville KY 40291 Why – We  Read More →

Recent Retreats

  • Retreat Q 2015

    Published on October 5, 2015 IMG_5395

    The weather may have been dreary, but we surely were not! Praising the Lord for new friends, and an abundance of priceless memories! This is the day that the Lord has made;     let us rejoice and be glad in it. ~Psalm 118:24  Read More →

  • Retreat P 2015

    Published on September 30, 2015 IMG_5293

    The weather is getting just a little bit cooler, but its going to take more than that to stop us from having a good time!  Read More →

  • Retreat O 2015

    Published on September 21, 2015 IMG_7841

    May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. 2 Corinthians 13:14  Read More →

  • Retreat N 2015

    Published on September 17, 2015 IMG_5224

    The rain never bothered us anyway ;)  Read More →

  • Retreat M 2015

    Published on August 31, 2015 IMG_4898[1]

    And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Philippians 4: 7, 14  Read More →