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Five-Day Academy

Location: Siena Retreat Cetner 5637 Erie St., Racine, WI

Come to the Waters

The new dates have changed to Nov. 15-20, 2021.

Come to the Waters to be centered, grounded and rejuvenated. Find the sacred within, regardless of decisions or outcomes. Come, learn to dwell with the unknown, being held in the power of the Holy Spirit.

What is the Five-Day Academy®? The Five-Day Academy is a program of Upper Room® Ministries, providing an opportunity to tune our hearts toward God through a daily rhythm of prayer, worship, learning, and reflection. Each day includes teachings by gifted spiritual leaders to deepen our walk with God, periods of silence, morning and evening prayer, Eucharist, and an opportunity to share with and encourage one another.

Registration and brochure coming soon.

News & Announcements


Bishop's Monday Message: Leave Tracks

Last Christmastime, Ken and I were visiting my mother. Early one morning, we walked a path along a ridge that overlooks the town near where I grew up. Overnight there had been a light snow…


Longtime NIC accountant retires…Successor back “home”

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Phishing Email Alert

We have been made aware that an email is going around that looks like it's from Bishop Sally Dyck asking for a favor to run an errand for her and asking for a response.


Sympathy Notice: Mary L. Flatness

Pastor Mary L. Flatness, a retired Local Pastor of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at the age of 78.