March 19-20, 2021

We invite all farm couples to leave your worries and concerns behind and enjoy one night away at The Abbey of the Hills!

Come rediscover peace from the often-stressful life on the farm. This is a “couples only” retreat-no children please. This ecumenical retreat will focus on:


1. Hope

2. Faith

3. Communication with spouse

4. Reduction of stress

5. Humor

Begins on Friday, 5PM with Abbey Tour following by 6:30PM Supper

Concludes on Saturday, 3:30PM



Free will offering. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.



Advanced registration is required. Must register by March 15th!


Ted Matthews:

National mental health practitioner with over 30 years of experience in counseling in rural areas. His focus for the past 2 decades has been farmer mental health support. He has been the director of mental health services during 5 natural disasters.


Tim Holquist:

Tim has been a farm management consultant for over 40 years working with farm families by helping them set family, individual and career/financial goals.


Brent Olson:

Local author & humorous speaker who farms in Big Stone County, Minnesota.