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DeepWardly Retreat Cottage

$63,321 of $145,000 goal

Raised by 127 people in 17 months
People of all faiths and backgrounds will find a place of rest and spiritual renewal at the Retreat Cottage by DeepWardly, LLC!

The ministry at DeepWardly currently consists of meeting one-on-one in Spiritual Direction with about eighty men and women each month from around the country. In addition to that ministry, I offer retreats, presentations, books, and online spiritual formation materials. While that might sound like a lot, there is one meaningful ministry that is currently missing—overnight retreats. That is going to change soon, though!

In order to make overnight retreats possible, an architect has designed a retreat cottage and I have bought five acres of land for the cottage and my home office, which has led me to reach out and share with you the ways in which we can partner in this exciting ministry!

The money donated to this fund will be used to build a 655 sq. ft. retreat cottage on five acres of land in central Arkansas, just minutes from Little Rock (38 Cheyenne Trail, Sherwood, AR). Not only will retreatants have access to onsite spiritual direction with a certified director, but there will also be a special places to pray outdoor, like a garden, grotto, and stations of the cross.

I hope you will prayerfully consider joining me in making spiritual formation visible and available through the retreat cottage!
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I am excited to announce that we have recently received some very generous contributions to the Retreat Cottage, including two families who have chosen to partner with me in this ministry!

There are still three partnerships available for those of you who desire to be a part of the mission and ministry of the Retreat Cottage! For all the details, visit my website: www.DeepWardly.com

May God bless all of you!
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The architects have finished preliminary drawings of the retreat cottage! It looks amazing!! I will upload the photos as soon as I get digital copies of them.

Also, the realtor has found some land for me to look at; I’m going to try to do that today. And, I meet this week with a contractor to share the architectural drawings of the cottage with him and get more accurate costs.

Lastly, a wonderful woman emailed me yesterday offering to donate some items to decorate the cottage! That was so sweet of her!

I feel overwhelmed by everyone’s kindness, prayers and generosity! The next stage of this fundraising campaign is to partner with all of you in purchasing the land soon. We need to be around the $60,000 mark to do that, so thank you for prayerfully considering making a donation! May God bless you!!
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Thank you, Dan Clemons, for the donation! May God bless you!
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I'm excited to announce that we've raised enough money to hire architects to design the retreat cottage! I hope to have designs to show you soon! The next step is to find the 2-4 acres of land!

We need to raise about $40,000 more before I can seriously look for a location for the retreat cottage. Three people have already generously offered us land, but it wasn't suitable for the retreat cottage because of its location.

If you have land, however, that you're willing to donate for the purpose of selling to buy land that is better suited for the retreat cottage, please let me know. I'd love to partner with you! I'm praying to have the land acquired by the end of November.

Thank you for your prayers, love, and support of spiritual formation! May God bless you!!
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Raised by 127 people in 17 months
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RS
$500
Ralph and Cheryl Smith
16 days ago (Offline Donation)
MB
$100
Max and Peggy Baker
18 days ago (Offline Donation)
DE
$25
Dick Eschbacher
23 days ago (Offline Donation)
TF
$165
The Bauer Family
1 month ago (Offline Donation)
LB
$25
Lee and Debbie Butler
1 month ago (Offline Donation)
DE
$25
Dick Eschbacher
1 month ago (Offline Donation)
LB
$25
Lee & Debbie Butler
2 months ago (Offline Donation)
MB
$100
Max and Peggy Baker
2 months ago (Offline Donation)
CD
$100
Chris and Paula Davis
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DE
$25
Dick Eschbacher
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