In the life that is RVICS, there may come a time for "Retirement #2!" In January 1989, a new dimension was added...RVICS Village was established in Smithville, Texas. The Village is "a place to call home" between projects, or when age or health issues make it difficult to serve on a regular basis. Any present or former RVICS member who has served at least three projects may purchase a Village membership, and select a lot with full utility hook-ups for parking their RV or placing a more permanent home.
In addition to home sites, the Village also boasts an all-purpose building, Schaeffer Hall. Life in RVICS Village affords all the fellowship, activity, and encouragement in the faith that members have experienced, and are reluctant to leave behind, during their working years. Many continue to serve in nearby churches and communities, and there's rarely a Village moment when some project is not being hatched.