Our location, just 30 minutes north of Pittsburgh, and 10 minutes south of Kittanning, offers a country escape close to city life.
For more information about our facilities, check out the rest of this webpage or reach out to us directly at [email protected].
Are you looking for a lovely location to hold your special event? Our facilities include a dining area which seats 75 comfortably, at round tables of six or eight. We have a large fully-equipped kitchen, with plenty of ovens and refrigerator space. The dining area opens onto a patio with barbecue facilities and picnic tables, amidst our giant oak trees.
For larger groups, consider our Family Life Center, located directly behind GracePointe Community Church.
Our gymnasium has a full-size basketball/volleyball court with bleachers. The facility also includes a small kitchen, men’s and women’s lockers, and large meeting room. For more information regarding gymnasium rental, please contact A-K Valley Sports Center.
Take a step back in time when you visit the best-kept secret in Western Pennsylvania! Just 30 minutes north of Pittsburgh, and 10 minutes south of Kittanning, we offer a country escape close to city life. You may bring your church or group for a retreat, come for a self-directed retreat, or choose a directed retreat with one of our teachers.
Our 164-acre campus is filled with ancient oaks; evergreens; a pavilion; nature trails; and even a lake for fishing and twilight campfires.
We offer 25 single and double rooms in our dormitory. You will be warmly welcomed and encouraged to feel right at home.
Our dining hall will accommodate 75 at tables of six or eight. Use our fully-equipped kitchen and cook indoors, or enjoy an outdoor barbecue on the patio or under the majestic oaks.
Throughout the summer a variety of meeting rooms are available, as well as classrooms. Two large lounges each have TVs and our downstairs lounge has a beautiful fireplace. Wi-fi is available.
The availability of the facilities is limited when classes are in session.
Come and enjoy time away at your own pace. You will have access to our 164 acre campus that includes wooded trails, lake, chapel, and library.
Room per night: $25
Contact A-K Valley Sports Center for information regarding gymnasium rental.
Retreats (Shilling Hall)
$25 per night, per single occupancy; $30 per night per double occupancy
Special Request (Shilling Hall)
Dining Hall usage per stay: $75 (plus $25 custodial fee)
Kitchen usage per stay: $50 (plus $25 custodial fee)
Chapel: $50 (plus $25 custodial fee)
Classroom/Lounge: $40 (plus $25 custodial fee)
Whole Site: $75 per day
Pavilion Only: $35 weekdays; $50 weekends
Chairs: $1 per chair
The fees below reflect use of the building as rented by BLI. If you are a member of Gracepointe Community Church and wish to explore a wedding, please contact the pastor for the fee schedule.
Non-wedding Events: call for details
*Charges do not include applicable sales tax
** Security deposits are required