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Retreat 2024

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

  • How to register?

    • Please fill in the registration form here

    • If you require assistance, you can contact Darius (8366 2979)  / Deby (96945754), or approach the Usher team.

    • Additional registration for children is required, please fill in the form here

 

  • Where is the Retreat location?

    • The retreat is at Harris Resort, in Barelang Batam.

    • All the sessions will be inside the Resort. Attendees should not leave the Resort area anytime during retreat.

 

  • When is the Retreat?

    • 5-7 Sept 2024 (Thursday - Saturday; 3D2N), this is during kids’ school holiday.

 

  • When is the Registration end date?

    • From now until 4th Aug 2024

 

  • When is the Early bird's end time?

    • Until 2nd June 2024

 

  • How to make the payment? Do I need to complete payment by the time I register?

    • You can make full payment, or make a deposit payment of $50/ pax first upon registration and full payment on a later date.

    • Preferred payment via Paynow to 9887 4611 (IEC Retreat 2024), please put your full name (contact person) in the Reference to help us identify the payment.

    • You can also make cash payments. Please contact Darius / Deby to assist.

 

  • What is included from the cost per pax?

    • Retreat materials

    • T-Shirt (kids)/Polo shirt (adult) - 1 pc per person

    • Accommodation and meals (Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner when in Batam)

    • 2 ways Ferry ticket (SG - Batam)

    • Land transport to and from resort

    • *Kids below 5 years old is free

 

  • I am still confused about how to fill in the room selection, can I ask for sample / assistance?

    • Here’s the sample of 2 adults (parents) and 1 child:

      • Adult Room Sharing

      • Adult Room Sharing

      • Kids 5-11 (no extra bed)

    • This means parents and child share 1 room, without extra bed (you can request 1 King size bed). Total cost (before 2nd June for early bird) will be $200+$200+$55 = $455, which can be paid in full, or deposit first (3*$50 = $150)

    • You can also ask Darius / Deby / Usher team to assist during registration.

 

  • Will the retreat’s session be conducted in Bahasa Indonesia / English / Mandarin?

    • All sessions will be in Bahasa Indonesia, except for children’s VBS (Vacation Bible School) will be in English

 

  • What time does the retreat session start, and end each day?

    • It starts in the morning after breakfast (around 8AM) until 8:30PM (for 1st and 2nd day; because we will check-out and returns to Singapore before evening on 3rd day)

 

  • Is there any free time outside of the retreat’s sessions in the resort?

    • There will be some break time in between the sessions, but everyone should stay within the resort area. More details on the sessions will be available at a later date.
       

  • What is Vacation Bible School (VBS)?

    • A special curated series of lessons for the kids age 4-12 years old to learn more about Bible 

  • If my kids are below 4 years old, can my kid join VBS?

    • Sorry, the VBS lessons are curated for kids aged 4-12 years old (on Sep 2024), who are independent without parents supervision.

    • However, our team will accommodate a special section for kids below 4 years old at the main hall (adult session).

  • Vacation Bible School, how much is the additional cost?

    • The price is included when parents register with the kid/s.

    • For 4 years old is included with paying adult and there is no additional fee.

  • What should the kids bring during VBS?

    • comfortable & appropriate clothes (preferable in pants) for worship 

    • spare clothes (if required)

    • shoes

    • Bible for primary schooler only 

    • water bottle with their own name

    • Preferably all is packed inside their bag

  • What do the kids and family do during their free time?

    • Yes, we can stroll around the beach and see the sea. There are also several swimming pools around. Hence adult supervision is strongly required.

    • swimming suit

    • sunscreen 

    • water/beach toys (optional)  

    • water bottle 

    • sandals 

    • hat

    • Float

    • Mosquitoes repellents (hotel will provide Autan lotion)

    • *clean towel will be provided by resort

  • Pick Up and Drop Off during VBS
    Parent’s consent that the kids are under parent’s responsibility. The kids must be sent and picked up by their own parents at every session hence parents are not advisable inside the VBS room.

FAQ - Bahasa Indonesia

  • Bagaimana cara mendaftar?

    • Silakan isi formulir pendaftaran di sini

    • Jika memerlukan bantuan, Anda dapat menghubungi Darius (8366 2979) / Deby (96945754), atau menghubungi tim Usher.

    • Pendaftaran tambahan untuk anak-anak, silakan isi formulir di sini

 

  • Di manakah lokasi Retretnya?

    • Retretnya ada di Harris Resort, di Barelang Batam.

    • Semua sesi akan diadakan di dalam Resor. Peserta tidak boleh meninggalkan area Resor kapanpun selama retret.

 

  • Kapan Retretnya?

    • 5-7 September 2024 (Kamis - Sabtu; 3D2N), bertepatan dengan libur sekolah anak.

 

  • Kapan tanggal Pendaftaran berakhir?

    • Pendaftaran terakhir 4 Agustus 2024

 

  • Kapan tanggal Early Bird berakhir?

    • Hingga 2 Juni 2024

 

  • Bagaimana cara melakukan pembayaran? Apakah saya perlu melunasi total pembayaran pada saat saya mendaftar?

    • Anda dapat melakukan pembayaran secara penuh, atau melakukan pembayaran deposit sebesar $50/orang terlebih dahulu pada saat pendaftaran dan pembayaran penuh di kemudian hari.

    • Pembayaran dapat melalui Paynow ke 9887 4611 (IEC Retreat 2024), harap cantumkan nama lengkap Anda (contact person) di Referensi untuk membantu kami mengidentifikasi pembayaran.

    • Anda juga dapat melakukan pembayaran tunai. Silakan menghubungi Darius / Deby untuk dibantu.

 

  • Apa saja yang termasuk dalam biaya per orang?

    • Materi Retret

    • T-Shirt (anak-anak)/Polo shirt (dewasa) 1 per orang

    • Akomodasi dan Makan (Sarapan, makan siang, & makan malam selama di Batam)

    • Tiket Ferry (SG - Batam pulang pergi)

    • Transportasi darat ke dan dari resor

    • *Anak-anak di bawah 5 tahun tidak dipungut biaya

 

  • Saya masih bingung bagaimana cara mengisi pemilihan ruangan, bolehkah saya meminta contoh/bantuan?

    • Berikut sampel 2 orang dewasa (orang tua) dan 1 anak:

      • Kamar u/ Dewasa (Sharing)

      • Kamar u/ Dewasa (Sharing)

      • Kamar u/ Anak-anak berusia 5-11 tahun (tanpa tempat tidur tambahan)
        Artinya orang tua dan anak berbagi 1 kamar, tanpa extra bed (Anda bisa request 1 King size bed). Total biaya (sebelum 2 Juni untuk pemesanan awal) adalah $200+$200+$55 = $455, yang dapat dibayar penuh, atau deposit terlebih dahulu (3*$50 = $150)

    • Anda juga dapat meminta bantuan kepada Darius / Deby / Tim Usher untuk membantu saat pendaftaran.

 

  • Apakah sesi retret akan dilakukan dalam Bahasa Indonesia / Inggris / Mandarin?

    • Semua sesi akan menggunakan Bahasa Indonesia, kecuali untuk VBS (Vacation Bible School) anak-anak yang akan menggunakan Bahasa Inggris

 

  • Jam berapa sesi retret dimulai dan diakhiri setiap hari?

    • Dimulai dari pagi hari setelah sarapan (sekitar jam 8 pagi) hingga jam 8:30 malam (untuk hari ke-1 dan ke-2; karena kita akan check-out dan kembali ke Singapura sebelum malam pada hari ke-3)

 

  • Apakah ada waktu luang di luar sesi retret di resor?

    • Akan ada waktu istirahat di antara sesi, namun semua orang harus tetap berada di dalam area resor. Rincian lebih lanjut tentang acara sesi akan disampaikan beberapa minggu yang akan datang.

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