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Sacred Sisters’ Annual Retreat

October 5 - October 7

Come one, come all to the Sacred Sisters’ Annual Retreat, October 5-7, 2022 at the Crowne Plaza NorthBrook, Northbrook IL. This year it is all in person! Our Theme is “Resting in the Presence of God” based on Psalm, 42:1-2 and Psalm 46:10.

Our leader will be Dr. Gennifer Benjamin Brooks. She holds the Styberg Chair in Preaching as the Styberg Professor of Preaching and the Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute and the DMin Program at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and Dean of the ACTS DMin in Preaching program. Dr. Brooks is the author of several books, including Bible Sisters: A Year of Devotions with the Women of the Bible, Good News Preaching: Offering the Gospel in Every Sermon, and Unexpected Grace: Preaching Good News from Difficult Texts.

Join us as this will be such a time of renewal, peace and presence! We are looking forward to seeing you, sisters.

The retreat starts at 9:30 am Central Time on October 5 and ends October 7 after the 11:00 am Central closing event.

The registration cost is $150.00 per person and closes September 30th, 2022.

Reserve the hotel by calling the Crowne Plaza at 847 298-2525. The hotel is $104.00 for a single plus tax and $108.00 for a double plus tax. Breakfast is included with your room. Use code SSC to get our rate.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Rev. Dr. Marva D. Usher-Kerr at revmduk@gmail.com.


Date: October 05

Time: All Day


Crowne Plaza NorthBrook


Sacred Sisters