IBSA and Streator Baptist Camp are so exited to offer Pastor Prayer Retreats a two nights stay at the camp for IBSA Pastors as well as NAMB church planters. Being a pastor is a 24/7 job and that means pastors have to be intentional about stewardship of self. These Retreats are intended to provide a space for pastors to rest and focus on the Lord, and are part of our ministry to support and equip Illinois churches and their pastors.
What is it?
2 night stay at Streator Baptist Camp
Includes pastors, their spouse, and their children under the age of 18.
This is a great opportunity to rest and reconnect before heading back into the mission field.
Who is it for
Pastors and church planter partners.
What is housing like?
You will be set up in our Pastors Apartment
This is a private building that has a kitchen/living space, a bedroom with a queen size bed, a second room with 4 bunks for kids, and a private restroom.
This is a newly remolded building and is specifically set up for our pastors.
What does it cost?
The first 2 nights of a Pastor Prayer retreats are provided at no cost by IBSA for pastors and church planters.
What about meals?
Meals are the responsibility of the pastors during their stay. There is a kitchen in the apartment that has cooking utensils and dishes along with a stove, microwave, oven, and refrigerator.
IBSA also provides a gift card to a local restaurant during your stay.
When can I come?
Pastor Prayer Retreats are available year round with limited availability in June and July due to summer camps.
How long can I stay?
We allow pastors to stay up to 7 nights total but after your first 2 nights the cost goes up to $20 per adult per night.
How do I schedule my Pastor Prayer Retreat?
Scheduling a Prayer retreat is very simple and can be done in one of two ways. You can e-mail our Camp Manager Jacob Kimbrough at jacobkimbrough@IBSA.org or by calling him at (815) 992-5947. He will be happy to help you set up your retreat.