2020 GCCA Self Care Retreat


Take care of YOU. Invest in YOU.
Refresh your soul. Laugh. Learn. Fellowship.


March 5-7, 2020

St. Simon’s Island, GA


Bring your family.

Draw away from the demands of life and ministry. And rest.


Member discount: $67 per person (after Jan 31: $77)

Non-Members: $97 per person (after Jan 31: $97)

8 optional CEUs are available ($10)

*Full refunds are available up to one month prior (February 5)





Our Host Hotel is the Best Western Plus and we have secured a special GCCA rate of only $129 per room per night, along with a free breakfast! (After taxes and fees, the total per room per night is $149.48).


**Contact the hotel directly (912-638-7805) and mention GCCA to book at this wonderful price. You may choose to come early or stay after as well at these rates.

*If you are seeking a roommate match, please click on the following phrase: “email our GCCA admin”.

Retreat Topic and Leader

Breaking the Christian Shame Cycle (Eddie Capparucci, LPC, Abundant Life Christian Counseling)

Ed Capparucci
Eddie Capparucci, LPC, C-CSAS, CPCS

Eddie Capparucci is a Christian therapist and licensed by the State of Georgia. He is certified in the treatment of sexual and pornography addiction and he and his wife, Teri, have a private practice working with men struggling with sexual and pornography addictions, as well as their wives who are dealing with betrayal.

Among his many clients, Eddie has worked with professional athletes including NFL and MLB players and television personalities. He serves as the clinical director for the National Decency Coalition, an organization working with state governments to help limit the access of pornography to minors. 

He is the administrator of the websites www.MenAgainstPorn.org and www.SexuallyPureMen.com. He also has written for the blogs Covenant Eyes, KingdomWorks, XXXChurch, and Marriage.com. Over the years, he has spoken to numerous organizations regarding the harmful impact pornography has on individuals, relationships, and society. He is the host of a monthly webcast entitled: Getting to the Other Side.

Eddie is the author of Removing Your Shame Label: Learning to Break Free of Shame and Feel God’s Love. His new book, Going Deeper: How the Inner Child Impacts Your Sexual Addiction will be released February 2020.



Retreat Schedule

Thursday March 5

5 pm check in (come early to enjoy the island if you’d like!)

        dinner on your own

8:30 GCCA welcome fellowship gathering

Friday March 6

8:30   session 1

12:30  lunch and dinner on your own

           free time to enjoy the island and our relationships

Saturday March 7

8:30   session 2

12:30   depart (or stay longer- GCCA room rates at the Holiday Inn apply)

A weekend for you. A weekend of equipping as well. Plan on it.