Come Rest in Northern Illinois

Come Rest in Northern Illinois

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 the property took place. Our first retreat was held the following week! We continue to provide many 5-day rest and renewal retreats each year for pastors and spouses as a gift. Retreats are now scheduled through October, 2016. Go to our calendar page to see available dates.

Guests may find having our latitude longitude coordinates (42.268016, -89.670793) and/or address plugged into their phones helpful. Our address is 3085 West Forest Road, Freeport, Illinois 61032.

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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Retreat Attendees

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...

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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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