Men's Ministries

Men's Retreat 2022

Presents . . .

"A Man Sent From God" (John 1:6)

April 30-May 1, North Star Camp
With Mackenzie Kambizi




Pastor Mackenzie Kambizi, 

Senior Pastor: Minneapolis First and The Edge Christian Worship Center Seventh-day Adventist Churches, Minnesota Conference.

Speaker and Founder of Truth For These Times Broadcast and a 

Published Author 

  • He is a CHURCH MAN – Local and International Evangelist (more than 17 countries on 4 Continents)

  • He is a FAMILY MAN – Husband of Carol and Father of 4  elegant children (Madison and Morgan, Unathi and Mackenzie Jr)

  • He is TEACHER and PREACHER MAN who provokes thought through bold preaching, creative teaching, resourceful training, in depth mentoring and practical motivation through the Practical, Relevant and Biblical Approach of Principle Preaching.

  • He is a a FRIEND TO MEN – A recipient of numerous awards.

  • He is a COMMUNITY MAN – Bold Activist with a Conviction to Lead- leading to numerous City Boards membership and an invitation to the US Senate and US House of Representatives. 

  • He is a man of GOD whose Ministry Mission Vision is to empower people to have A LIVING RELATIONSHIP with God by increasing Faith, instilling Holiness and inspiring Hope.

  •  He counts it an Honor and Privilege to Pastor his Divine Assignments, to serve Jesus Christ and to equip people for service

  • He is a published author 

Your special weekend package includes

An inspiring speaker, 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 (Thursday-Friday), Bowling (Thursday-Friday, Saturday evening), Geo-caching (Thursday-Friday), Paintball (Thursday-Friday)

(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 Scott Baker (218–829–6631,

North Star Camp

Phone: (218) 829-6631, 11287 Eagleview Drive NE, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401 (Or Contact Dan Masloski (612) 210-8731 or email:


North Star Camp, owned and operated by the Minnesota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, is located next to the Mississippi River, on the northeast corner of Brainerd. Follow the North Star Camp signs from the Brainerd Lakes Regional 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:

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: $175, Cabins: $140, Camping: $110, Commuter: $60 (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 29, 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.



Registration for Thursday arrivals, or those planning on helping with Special Projects opens Sunday, February 27.

Please call Dan Masloski to confirm availability at (612) 210-8731.

For all other options, registration opens Monday, February 28.

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: Dan Masloski, 9548 Windflower Place, Champlin, Minnesota 55316.

For more information about the Retreat/Registration Fees, etc., call Dan Masloski at (612) 210-8731 or email:

Registration Form

Printable PDF Registration Form

 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*


* Meals/meetings only

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