JOY, which stands for Just Older Youth, is a group of active seniors sponsoring several events throughout the year. You can join the JOY Seniors at their spring and fall get-together which include ice cream socials, game nights, and other events. The annual fall retreat, held in beautiful Amish Country Ohio, is a great time of fellowship, food and fun. The JOY Seniors wrap up with year with a wonderful Christmas dinner party. Enjoy great times with the JOY (Just Older Youth) Seniors Group. Upcoming JOY events and activities posted on the Calendar of Events. Contact JOY Leader, Larry Sigman


The annual JOY Amish Retreat, scheduled for Sept. 17-20, 2020, at the Carlisle Inn in Walnut Creek, Ohio, has an new, early registration deadline of Sunday, April 5. Due to having to release rooms earlier in the year, last minute decisions won’t be accommodated. A deposit of $50 per room per night is due no later than Sunday, April 5, in order to guarantee your room.

Total cost:

  • All 3 nights: $525 per room
  • Just 2 nights: $350 per room (Contact Larry Sigman to indicate which two nights.)

Cost includes the room and dinner for 2 each night. Breakfast also comes with the rooms. Deposit payments made through the offering plate should be marked “JOY Retreat.”

If you have questions about special room arrangements, give Larry a call at 614-565-0478.