about an hour south of the state capital, Charleston. It can house up to 28 people. You may worship with the First Presbyterian Church in Colcord. A highlight of the week is the Tuesday evening cookout with food provided by church members.
ACCOMMODATIONS – Groups stay in a large, beautiful house, which is the former manse for the Presbyterian Church. There are 5 bedrooms upstairs which accommodate 25 people and 2 downstairs bedrooms which accommodate 3 people. The upstairs bathroom has a shower, toilet, and two sinks. It is complemented by a full bathroom on the first floor as well as three full bathrooms in the basement.
KITCHEN – There is a fully equipped kitchen with a stove and oven,
refrigerator, microwave, silverware, plates, cups, pots, pans, cooking utensils, and a coffee maker.
GROUNDS – The campus surrounding the house is a vast area for recreation and also a fire pit.
SURROUNDING AREA – The closest town to the Colcord site is Whitesville, which is about 15 minutes away. There is a grocery store and dollar store. Nearby restaurants include Kathy’s (located 2 miles from the house and serves sandwiches and country meals) and Dairy Queen in Whitesville.
PROJECT MANAGER – Art Petty
Art and his wife live in nearby Cabin Creek, WV. He is a retired coal miner and has served with WVMAW since 2006.