• 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

    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

From the Chapel . . .

Another prayer of thanks because the Lord God Almighty is so good.

Read our latest website blog post.

And dear area Pastors, you are welcome to come to the Deer Ridge Prayer Chapel as well.

Another prayer of thanks because the Lord God Almighty is so good...
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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.
  • We came away revived, refocused, and ready to face the realities of the ministry world... Church member, please SEND your pastor. He needs it!" - Fred & Deb Perkins From Florida
  • The host, The Deckers, provide the gift of Hospitality, Wisdom, Compassion and many more to allow you to grow closer to God and man." - Bobby Hopper
  • Dave and Louise were so kind, warm, and encouraging. Our meals could be featured on the Food Network... We can't say enough good things..." - Earl & Rinnea Wetter
  • 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

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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.
What Autum Looks Like at Deer Ridge 01 of 08
What Autum Looks Like at Deer Ridge 02 of 08
What Autum Looks Like at Deer Ridge 03 of 08
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