Sunday Open Speaker Brunch – Michelle B.

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Sunday April 28th, 2019 – Sunday Open Speaker Brunch

Doors Open @ Noon – Speaker @ 12:50 pm

Speaker Lil’ Michelle B. from Elgin, IL will share her experience, strength and hope with us!

$3 Members / $5 Non-Members / Kids ARE ALWAYS Free! 

Elgin Alano Club – 73 S. Riverside Dr., Elgin, IL

Bring a Dish to Pass and get in for FREE!

New Years Eve Alcathon – Celebrate Your Recovery 2019

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Join Us As We Kick Off 2019 In Style

New Year’s Eve Alcathon – Open Event

Hosted by the Women’s New Beginnings Group

Monday December 31st, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

  • Dinner Served between 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Tostada/Taco Bar – Chicken & Beef – Desert Table
  • Speaker Meeting begins at 7:00 pm – Cheri N. (Zion, IL)
  • Meetings Continue Every Hour from 8:00pm – 8:00am

*** Please Bring a Dish to Pass *** Invite Your Family & Friends ***

Activities: 50/50 Raffle, Cards, Board Games, Fellowship

Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 330 Griswold, Elgin, IL 60123

Contacts: Christine G – 847.542.1185 | Veronica P – 808.429.9971 | Michael F – 847.609.5901

Please Ask Us About Babysitting – Volunteers Are Welcomed – Donations Will be Accepted

Sunday Open Speaker Brunch – Donna S.

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Sunday October 28, 2018 – Sunday Open Speaker Brunch

Doors Open @ Noon – Speaker @ 12:50 pm

Speaker Donna S. from South Elgin, Illinois will share her experience, strength and hope with us!

$3 Members / $5 Non-Members / Kids ARE ALWAYS Free! 

Elgin Alano Club – 73 S. Riverside Dr., Elgin, IL

Bring a Dish to Pass and get in for FREE!

Soul Kitchen Retreat – Fall 2018

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THE SOUL KITCHEN – September 28 – 30, 2018
A Spiritual Retreat for Men and Women in Recovery

Theme: Who’s your Tribe?

In recovery, and life in general, we will inevitably become a member of various communities… Some by choice, some by birth, some by consequence. At the next Soul Kitchen, we’re going to take a look at these groups—or fellowships—and ask the question: Who is my TRIBE? In our typical, unfiltered Soul Kitchen fashion, we will be digging for truth as we look at who we are in the context of the tribe.

Facilitated by:  Ben C., Joe N., Susan L.

Retreat Cost: $140 (Deposit of $40 required)

Includes: Lodging, Meals* and Programs – Our retreats are co-ed (separate living quarters); limited scholarships may be available**

Schedule:  Friday night dinner (optional) at 6:00 pm; first session at 7:30 pm. Last session complete by 12:30 Sunday.

* Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions.

** A modest retreat fund is available for partial scholarships. If money is an issue, please let us know ASAP so you can experience a powerful weekend!.

Contacts: 

  • Ryan K | 331.222.2517 | rkleisner@gmail.com
  • Jessica Z. | 312.771.9008 | Ayejessicaaaaah@gmail.com
  • Mae Y. | 630.202.5243 | Mypil@yahoo.com

Soul Kitchen Retreat – Spring 2018

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THE SOUL KITCHEN – April 13 – 15, 2018
A Spiritual Retreat for Men and Women in Recovery

Topic: FREE OF ANGER?
We need to get rid of pain and anger before we can bring in love. Our literature tells us that we need to be free of anger if we are to grow spiritually and stay sober. Free of anger…no more resentments…is that you? Knowing the danger in resentment, surely, we can’t be harboring anything, can we? Well…experience has shown us that while our minds may not be inundated with bitterness or hurt feelings, we may only be aware of the tip of the iceberg. Some of us know full well that we have issues here, and that they need to be addressed. Others believe they’ve left anger in the past. Sometimes, we find big, nasty resentments festering under the surface…hidden sources of spiritual pain and struggle. So we’re going to shine a light on them, and do our best to dig them out, root and branch. Join us for what will surely be a powerful weekend!

Retreat Cost: $140 (Deposit of $40 required)
Includes: Lodging, Meals and Programs – Our retreats are co-ed (separate living quarters); limited scholarships may be available*
Schedule: Friday night dinner (optional) at 6:00 pm; first session at 7:30 pm. Last session complete by 12:30 Sunday
Committee: Ben C., Joe N., Mae Y. Ryan K., Susan L.
* A modest retreat fund is available for partial scholarships. If money is an issue, please let Ryan or Mae know ASAP so you can experience Freedom from Anger.

ALL ARE WELCOME!
Villa Desiderata
Spiritual Retreat Center
3015 N. Bayview Lane
McHenry, IL 60051