Retreat Attendees

Who Attends DRM Retreats

Currently, our retreats are exclusively for full time pastors and their spouses and are provided at no cost to our valued guests, but we are unable to accommodate children at our retreats. Deer Ridge Ministries can accommodate several pastors or pastor/spouse couples each week. Pastors in full time ministry may attend by themselves. Married pastors are urged to bring their spouse.

Besides our regular retreats in which we typically host married couples from Sunday through Friday, we also host an annual Pastors' Wives' Getaway, each Spring, as a gift for these very special ladies.

Schedule & Study Paths

Pastors and spouses are encouraged to arrive Sunday evenings after 4:00 p.m. to familiarize themselves with the property. Retreats end at...

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Retreat Home Location

Deer Ridge Ministries was founded in 2003. We host retreats at our 5-acre Freeport, Illinois site! On Sunday, August 8, 2010, the consecration of...

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Pastors' Wives' Getaway

The Annual PWG

Because we understand the life of a pastor’s wife, this is a time to give them special attention! It is an opportunity for pastors' wives to come together and share...

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