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 disabilities a free weekend retreat – simply to relax, rest and rejuvenate. We look forward to hosting you!

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Recent News

  • BH Retreat and Community Center Calendar

    Published on April 5, 2016 calendar

    Want to know what’s happening at Barren Heights? Want to register for an event at the Retreat Center or the Community Center? Want to know who to contact? Check out our new interactive Calendar!!!! Barren Heights Calendar  Read More →

  • Donate “Free Money”

    Published on March 28, 2016 Kroger Amazon

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  • Work Day@BHRC

    Published on March 23, 2016 DSC_0031

    We would love to have you join us as we prepare the camp for this season! Click Here for more details and to sign up!  Read More →

  • Weather Closing

    Published on February 15, 2016 winter

    The Barren Heights Administrative Office is closed today (Monday February 15th) due to the hazardous weather.  The Men’s Community is still meeting 6:30-8:00 AM, this Monday morning and future Mondays.  Read More →

  • Community Center Christmas Party

    Published on December 14, 2015 Carson's Cookies

      At the Benefit Dinner we were pleased to officially announce the opening of the new Louisville Community Center, located at 11420 Watterson Court #800, Louisville, KY 40299. We are preparing to offer many different activities for the families and individuals we serve: Men’s Bible Study and Fellowship (Mondays) Women’s Bible Study and Fellowship (Wednesdays) Marriage Enrichment Events (Tuesdays) Family... Read More →

Recent Retreats

  • Retreat J Pictures

    Published on August 16, 2016 DSC_0004

    “The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right path for his name sake.” -Psalm 23:1-3 Thanking the Lord for another refreshing weekend enjoyed by those of all ages!  Read More →

  • Retreat I Pictures

    Published on August 8, 2016 Retreat I August 5-7, 2016 - 3 of 109

    Another weekend full of laughter and new adventures in the books!  Read More →

  • Retreat H Pictures

    Published on August 3, 2016 DSC_0003

    Celebrating family, new friendships, beautiful weather and Taylor’s birthday!  Read More →

  • Retreat G Pictures

    Published on July 26, 2016 DSC_0015

    Sunny days and lots of laughter filled this retreat weekend at Barren Heights!  Read More →

  • Retreat F Pictures

    Published on July 21, 2016 DSC_0035

    A weekend filled with lots of happy faces is a good weekend!  Read More →

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