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Celebrate with us the Feast of Tabernacles, or Succot, an 8-day season of joy and giving thanks for God’s provision (Lev. 23:39,40).  Sing, dance, and hear insightful teaching about our Jewish roots and the Feast’s prophetic relevance to all believers!

"His Word is in my heart, like a fire shut up in my bones." - Jeremiah 20:9


Special Guests

Paul Wilbur
Monday 10/2 at 7pm
Tuesday 10/3 at 10am
Jonathan Cahn
Thursday 10/5 at 7pm
Elihana Elia
Thurs 10/5 at 7pm
Friday 10/6 at 10am
September 29 - October 6, 2023
Services Daily
10am & 7pm
Christian Retreat Conference Center
1200 Glory Way Blvd.
Bradenton, FL 34787
Call us at 941-746-2882
Or email us at
Conference Hosts
Pastors Phil & Jannette Derstine

Join us for The Feast of Tabernacles, a unique Messianic week, full of joy, dance, worship, prophecy & powerful teachings.

More Info about the Pastors Learn about Christian Retreat

2023 Guest Speakers

All guest speaker schedules are subject to change without notice.

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2023 Session Schedule
*Subject to change without notice.
Session Speaker
Sept 29th, Friday
Feast Grand Opening featuring:
Pastor Phil Derstine
Maurice & Carolyn Sklar
Lighting of Shabbat candles
"Living Tabernacle of Fire & Glory" preview with Cindy Hoskins
Welcome Reception following in the ITC Lobby
Sept 30th, Saturday
Janet Shell
George & Baht Rivkah Whitten
Oct 1st, Sunday
Phil Derstine
Special Music: Baht Rivkah Whitten
Nick Plummer
Oct 2nd, Monday
Esther Berry
Paul Wilbur
Special Music: Baht Rivkah Whitten
Oct 3rd, Tuesday
Paul Wilbur
Special Music: Baht Rivkah Whitten
Claren & Nancy McQueen
Oct 4th, Wednesday
Joe & Dr Franca Brown
Henry & Ann Higgins
Oct 5th, Thursday
Henry & Ann Higgins
Jonathan Cahn
Special Music: Elihana Elia
Oct 6th, Friday
Ben Smith
Special Music: Elihana Elia
Ben Smith
Oct 8th, Sunday
9am & 10:45am
Simchat Torah
Guest Ministers: Hadassah & Elihana Elia

2023 Workshops & Activities

Daily at 1:30pm - Schedule subject to change
Daily Workshops

Saturday through Friday
“Live Forging Demonstration” - An exciting experience; see and feel a refiners fire, and learn about forgotten ways

Steven Derstine
Israeli Garden

Sunday through Friday
"Living Tabernacle of Fire & Glory" - A dynamic immersive experience through the Tabernacle of David and into the Holy of Holies

Cindy Hoskins with Guest Ministers: Tim & Melody Brock, Mike Bennett, Caryn Fenimore, John Lowery, Elihanna Elias, Hadassah Elias
Majesty Room

Saturday September 30

Afternoon at the Movies
"Jesus Revolution"
YEX Gallery

Kids Movies
"The Prince of Egypt"
YEX Young Adult Room

Sunday October 1

Afternoon at the Movies
"Family Camp"
YEX Gallery

"David Danced" - Interactive Movement Piece
Eva Hernandez-Bennett
Chapel Theater

Monday October 2

Afternoon at the Movies
"War Room"
YEX Gallery

Kid's Movies
"The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything"
YEX Young Adult Room

"The Battle Is Yours" - Interactive Movement Piece
Arlene Viehweger
Chapel Theater

Tuesday October 3

Afternoon at the Movies
"Faith Like Potatoes"
YEX Gallery

Kid's Movies
"Dolphin Tales 1"
YEX Young Adult Room

"Carry the Fire" - Interactive Movement Piece
Caryn Fenimore
Shekinah Room

Wednesday October 4

Afternoon at the Movies
"The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry"
YEX Gallery

Kid's Movies
"Dolphin Tales 2"
YEX Young Adult Room

Thursday October 5

Afternoon at the Movies
YEX Gallery

Kid's Movies
"The Star"
YEX Young Adult Room

Friday October 6

Afternoon at the Movies
"I Believe"
YEX Gallery

Kid's Movies
"Joseph King of Dreams"
YEX Young Adult Room

Even More Everyday!

Relax, Renew, and Refresh!

Daily 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Coffee & Cookie Break
Miracle Manor Lobby
Live Music & Fresh Cookies!
Ice Cream Shop - 16 flavors
YEX Center
Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundaes - $5
Cones - 2 Scoops - $4 // 1 Scoop - $3
Rootbeer Floats - $4
Gourmet Popcorn Bar
YEX Center
Popcorn Bar with lots of fun toppings! - $3
Board Games
Dominos, Checkers, Apples to Apples, UNO, and more!
Outdoor Activities
Riverfront - swimming pool, canoes, kayaks
YEX - Pickleball, GaGa Ball
Open Gym
Ping Pong, Carpet Ball, Basketball, Volleyball

Questions & Answers

Here are some answers to common questions.

There is no charge for any of our services or workshops!  You do not need tickets or reservations.  We will take offerings during each service to help support the ministry, our outreach programs, and more programs like this!

Miracle Manor is our newly renovated on-site lodging facility.  You can learn more about our rooms and send us a reservation request by clicking here or by calling us at 941-746-2882.  Room rates start at $130/night.

Agape Gardens Dining Room will be open for three meals per day.

  • Breakfast | 8am - 9am
  • Lunch | 12pm - 1pm
  • Dinner | 5pm - 6pm

The Oasis Cafe will be open for light refreshments before and after the evening services!

There will be nursery care for ages 4 and under during each evening session only.  Sunday School will be available for all ages during the Sunday morning service.

You can click HERE and complete the form to receive text message updates DAILY at 8am with the full schedule of events and activities for that day.  You will receive texts only through the end of Feast on Friday Oct 6th.

How to find us!

Christian Retreat Conference Center
1200 Glory Way Blvd.
Bradenton, FL 34212

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