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2018 Minnesota Men's Retreat 
. . .

Brian Mungandi

“Men In God's Order”

The Christian Family

North Star Camp

April 20-22, 2018

About Our Speaker… 

Brian Mungandi 

Pastor Brian Mungandi, is the Minnesota Conference vice-president for administration. As part of his official duties, he serves as Stewardship director and Sabbath School director. Elder Mungandi is a native of Zambia, and a naturalized citizen of the United States. He has been married to his wife Evelyn for 29 years. They have three sons; Brian, Jr. who currently attends Walla Walla University, Paul attends South Western University and John, attends Maplewood Academy. 

Elder Mungandi has 31 years of experience in pastoral ministry in Zambia and the United States. The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Zambia chose elder Mungandi to represent them on the national administrative boards of the Bible Society of Zambia, African Army Chaplain Committee, and the Presidential Prayer Breakfast Committee. In 1990 he was selected by the government to be a national speaker for Zambian National Youth Day.

He has served as a district pastor, field Church Ministries director, union associate departmental director, and union Youth and Stewardship director. He also helped to start the TV ministry series “Penetration” (now Voice of Prophecy) in Zambia, and the “Faith Hour” in Minnesota. Pastor Mungandi served in Central States conference. He was the pastor of Faith Church International and Light of Christ Church, before accepting the invitation to serve in the Minnesota Conference office.

Pastor Mungandi is a passionate preacher and teacher of the Word, he uses Matthew 28:20, as a personal guiding principle “…teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age”  Elder Mungandi says, “Today is the time to show everyone around us that Jesus lives, we have the opportunity to tell people about the wonderful Savior.


Your special weekend package includes:
An Inspiring Speaker                                                Personal Counselors                
Christian Fellowship                                                  Prayer Ministry
Uplifting Music                                                         Time for Reflection
Special Interest Groups                                             Comfortable Accommodations
Delicious Vegetarian Meals                                        Recreation


Volleyball                                                                  Basketball
Mountain Biking                                                       Canoeing
Hiking                                                                       Golfing (Thurs-Fri)
Bowling (Thurs-Fri, Sat Evening)                              Geo-caching (Thurs-Fri)
Paintball (Thurs-Fri)
(Enjoy recreation Thursday, early Friday, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon!
 See note on extra Thursday lodging below.)
Special projects
If you are interested in coming up early and working on a project, please contact Randy Stroud (randy.stroud@mnsda.com). 
ABC Orders
The Maple Grove Adventist Book Center is offering an opportunity to order/pre-pay with order delivery to North Star Camp in Brainerd during Men’s Retreat. This offer includes both books and food. You can either pick up your order or arrange with a member of your church attending Men’s Retreat to bring your order back with them. Orders will be available for pickup (in the lodge) on Sunday, April 23rd, from 10 am to Noon. All orders must be received by Sunday, April 16th. To Order or for more information, contact the ABC @ 763-424-8531
North Star Camp    Phone (218) 829-6631
(Or Contact Dan Masloski)
11287 Eagleview Drive NE, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401

North Star Camp is located in Central Minnesota, on the Mississippi River,
on the northeast corner of Brainerd, just west of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport.
Follow the North Star Camp signs from the airport off of Hwy 210.




Music Worship Team
Each session will begin with worship in song led by the Men’s Retreat Worship Team.

Weekend Features
Treat yourself, your father or son, and a friend to a weekend full of refreshing memory‑making experiences.  Relax in Christian fellowship, make a new friend, or enjoy the solitude away from the normal stresses of daily life. 
Scholarships Available 
Minnesota Men's Retreat is offering a 50% scholarship [up to $60] for those who would otherwise not be able to attend because of finances. Half of the fee for the weekend [up to $60] will be paid by Men's Retreat and the other half can either be paid by your local church or by the person requesting a scholarship. Your local pastor will submit the names and email addresses of those requesting scholarships to Dan Masloski at (612) 210-8731 or email: dmasloski@comcast.net).
Please Note: When Dan receives your name from your pastor, he will contact you for your registration information and payment.  

Registration Information
Rates: Staff Cabins: $150, Cabins: $125, Camping: $100, Commuter: $90 $50 (add $10 if you plan to come early on Thursday; food and recreation not included). You may sign up for 4 to 6 roommates. Each person will have a single bed. Please bring your own bedding.
  • Retreat begins Friday, April 21, ending Sunday at 12:00 p.m.
  • Rooms are available at 5:00 p.m.
  • Registration 5:00 – 6:45 PM (Friday evening meal (5:00 - 6:45 pm - also after first meeting for late arrivals)
  • The first meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.

No On-line Registration This Year

Registration for Thursday arrivals, or those planning on helping with Special Projects opens Sunday, February 26.
Please call Dan Masloski to confirm availability at (612) 210-8731.

For all other options, registration opens Monday, February 27.
Please register by mail using this Printable PDF Registration Form.
Mail-in Registration ends on April 15.
After April 15, please call Dan Masloski to check availability and let him know you are coming,
and make arrangements for registration. Walk-ins are welcome!

Send your check along with your registration form to:
Minnesota Conference, Attn: Dan Masloski, 7384 Kirkwood Court, Maple Grove, Minnesota 55369.
For more information about the Retreat/Registration Fees, etc., call Dan Masloski at (612) 210-8731 or email: dmasloski@comcast.net.


Please make checks payable to Minnesota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Full amount is due at registration.
NOTE:  Registration fees. (Thursday lodging add $10, extra meals and recreation not included):


Mail-in Registration

Staff Cabins - Thursday Arrival


Staff Cabins - Friday Arrival


Cabin - Thursday Arrival


Cabin - Friday Arrival


Camping - Thursday Arrival


Camping - Friday Arrival


Commuter Fee*

  $90 $50


* Meals/meetings only

Please complete a registration form for each person.  Please print legibly. Thank you!
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