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Fri, Oct 20


Luella's Lodge

Bereaved Couples Retreat - Oct 20-22 2023

Join us in Oakwood, IL for a couples' grief retreat. One registration form/fee required per couple. Before you apply, please be sure you have all your questions answered, you have transportation identified, and you can commit to the entirety of the retreat. Thank you!

Please request an application.
Bereaved Couples Retreat - Oct 20-22 2023
Bereaved Couples Retreat - Oct 20-22 2023

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2023, 1:00 PM – Oct 22, 2023, 1:00 PM

Luella's Lodge, 7397 1500 North Rd, Oakwood, IL 61858, USA


About the event

We still have space for 3 couples!

Please read the information below. If you're interested in attending, please email for an application. Thanks!

Parents of all types and age of loss are welcome; this includes miscarriage through adult children. Also, there is no "expiration" on your grief, whether your child passed away 2 days ago or 20 years ago, you are welcome to attend.

What can you expect during a retreat at Luella's Lodge?

Group discussions: Being with other bereaved parents allows for a special connection and a chance to share our wonderful children. During the retreat, you will have an opportunity to participate in several whole group and small group discussions, meditation and relaxation through Yoga and other methods, memorial projects and exploration of the outdoors. The lodge sits on 10 private acres with a small private lake, and there are kayaks and hiking trails to enjoy nature, allowing for self-reflection and meditation.  

The total cost per couple is $400. The retreat is a total of 2 nights. This cost includes meals/drinks/snacks during your stay, a  private room and all activities. $75 deposit required: $25 of which is non-refundable registration fee. Remaining $50 will be applied to your total and is refundable if canceled more the 1 month prior to the retreat. Your remaining balance of $350 can be paid during check out at your retreat.


Once this retreat reaches full capacity, email us to be added to the waitlist:

One ticket per couple needed at checkout.

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