• Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

    Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

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  • Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

    Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

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  • Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

    Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

    Since we began this ministry, dedicated volunteers have been a direct blessing to us, as well as a...
    Since we began this ministry, dedicated volunteers have been a direct blessing to us, as well as a blessing to the...
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Providing the Gift of Free Sabbath Rest Retreats for Pastors and Spouses

SAVE THE DATE!!!

The Annual Deer Ridge Ministries Prime Rib Dinner and Dessert Auction is the first Friday in March! (March 6th) Tickets will be available upon request. This year's theme is "2020 Perfect Vision." We want to share the vision God has given us for . . .

The Annual Deer Ridge Ministries Prime Rib Dinner and Dessert Auction is . . .
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Pastors . . .

Are you within or near by Stephenson or Winnebago Counties, Illinois? Then visit our prayer chapel!
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As a deer pants for flowing streams, So pants my soul for you O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? Psalm 42:1-2 ESV
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If you are here considering a rest and renewal period, thank you for your interest in attending a sabbath rest retreat provided by Deer Ridge Ministries. Our website's Guest Information section lays out the process full time pastors go through from the point of interest to the day they arrive at our retreat location.
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Here is a quick reference list of the steps invited guests take during the registration to retreat process.
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If you are visiting the Guest Information section of our website today because you've officially received an invitation to attend a Deer Ridge Ministries retreat, there are retreat preparations you should know about summarized below:
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Check In - Sunday, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday night supper is served at 5:30 p.m. Plan to arrive before dinner, so you can unload and settle into your room and the house.
  • Every pastor should make it their business to get alone with the Lord and their spouse at one of Deer Ridge's retreats. It is an oasis of rest and relaxation..." - Harry Walls, III
  • Their hearts for pastors were evident from the welcome handshake to the hug goodbye! I arrived a stranger, but left a friend who had been encouraged and affirmed! " - Jim Bertoti
  • It's a great place to invest quality time with God and your spouse... a haven of rest, more rest, renewal, and restorative reflection." - Robin & Kathryn Tyner
  • We deeply appreciate this haven of rest for pastors. It provides the place and space that we need to connect with God, his purposes and one another..." - Jim & Vicki Egli

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Thank you for visiting our website. We have albums like this one for you to view in our photo gallery and more pics on our facebook page as well.
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 01 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 02 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 03 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 04 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 05 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 06 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 07 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 08 of 08

Please Let Us Know

How did you find our website?

Click and See!

Thank you for visiting our website. We have albums like this one for you to view in our photo gallery and more pics on our facebook page as well.
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 01 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 02 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 03 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 04 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 05 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 06 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 07 of 08
Winter Scenes at Deer Ridge Retreat 08 of 08