UU Men’s Retreat

NEW! Where: Baraga/St. Mary’s Retreat House, 14230 Main St. Lemont IL, 60439 · (630) 257-5102

When: Fri. Mar. 8th (7 PM) thru Sun. Mar. 10th (Noon), 2024

Welcoming all who identify as male. Welcoming all faiths.

Theme: Being a Male Today. We will explore the changing roles and self-images facing males today.

Our Keynote Speaker: Paul B. Koch, Jr., M.Div. D.Min. Regional Minister, Christian Church of Mid-America will deliver his address: Men’s Responses to Gender-attributed Power.

He will cover: Religious and Philosophical roots, Men’s Identity crises, The Men’s Movement as Shaped by Women, Muscular Manhood and Making Men Men Again! There will be discussion groups around these points.

In addition to our discussions there is scheduled to be a Wilderness Walk, Chair Yoga, Drumming, Board Games and Open Mic time.

Men from Unity Temple UUC, UU Community Church (Park Forest), First Unitarian Church of Chicago, Unitarian Church of Hinsdale and Countryside Church UU are already participating.

Friday Night Pizza Party! Come hungry for food and fellowship!

Cost: The retreat costs $160 and includes a single room, two nights, three meals Saturday and breakfast Sunday.

Saturday Day Only Participation For $55—Limited Number (Includes 3 meals)

· Deposit of $20 secures you a spot.

· Scholarships available!

· Please note: Our scholarship fund is fully funded at this time.

· Full payment needed by Friday, Mar. 1st. Registration Link Here. Go to Search Profile/Add Profile.

Note: If you cannot afford the Retreat Fee, or have any questions please contact us at mensretreat@unitytemple.org or call 708-383-3734.

Committee Members: Mark Johansen, Rich Pokorny, Alan Johnson, Allan Lindrup, August Staas, Nai Owens, Ralph Earlandson, Richard Pardo, Robert Innocenzi and Ron Dubreuil.

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