Register Here for St. Ann’s Annual Women’s Retreat on Friday, September 22 – Saturday, September 23, 2017

Setting time aside for a retreat is like giving a thank-you note to your soul. And, you will have fun!

Join us as we eat together, pray together, listen together and laugh together. In the midst of all, we will discover the Holy One there with us: loving us, holding us, and encouraging us.

Twenty-two women attended last year’s retreat – and had a fabulous time!  All women are welcome!

Our retreat location this year is the spectacular DeKoven Center in Racine, WI. You can take a look at this place on the internet at The facility is beautiful, refined, and imbued with spiritual life. The rooms include all linens, and the cost includes all meals, including Dinner on Friday and Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday. Cost for a single room: $140 per person. Cost for a double room: $130 per person.

For questions, contact Vicky Tusken, or call St. Ann’s Church office: 815-338-0950, and leave a message if no answer.  Registration deadline:  Sunday, September 3, 2017.

Theme“Transitions and Transformations: Walking Faithfully Through Change.” Retreat Leader: The Rev. Liz Meade, Rector, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Aurora, IL. Location: The DeKoven Center, 600 21st Street, Racine, Wisconsin.

Plan to arrive between 4:00pm and 6:30pm Friday night (9/22/17). We will finish in the afternoon on Saturday (9/23/17). Bring a notebook, something to write with, a good pair of slippers, and a prayer shawl if you have one. But mostly, bring yourself and an open heart. Hope to see you there!

CLICK HERE to Register Online, then mail or drop off your payment to St. Ann’s Episcopal Church.

Important:  Please register online, even if you filled out a paper registration form at St. Ann’s.

The Rev. Liz MeadeThe Rev. Liz Meade

The Reverend Liz Meade is a priest in the Diocese of Chicago, and is currently the Rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Aurora, Illinois. She hails from the coast of Massachusetts.  She met her husband, Gary, and raised two sons, Andy and Alex, in Seattle. Now widowed, she lives in the rectory of St. David’s Episcopal Church with her Portuguese Water Dog, Wave.  The Rev. Liz has a passion for Spiritual Direction and for discovering God in the ordinary stuff of life. She says some of her closest God moments have been while digging in her garden or sitting under the stars at a cabin she maintains in Galena. She holds Masters’ Degrees from Loyola University, Chicago, and Seabury Western Theological Seminary.