Experience God at Cedar Lake Ministries. Just 35 miles south of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana, you can take in a scenic lake setting for rest, relaxation, and refreshment. Your group can enjoy a variety of unique activities, fine facilities, and modern accommodations. If you are planning a weekend group retreat, a day of staff training, or a family reunion, our staff and outstanding culinary team are ready to help you with your event!

Experience Cedar Lake Ministries

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    Retreats, Conferences & Conventions

    With minimal distractions, let our refreshing environment help you refocus your group. More information ...

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    Our Events

    Group events made easy. Come to Ladies Retreats, Senior Days, Youth Camps, etc. Join us ...

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    Children & Youth Camps

    Share unforgettable experiences with your friends, new and old at Catalyst Camps.

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    RV Park - Open Year-Round

    Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay at Cedar Lake Ministries’ RV Park.

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    Reunions - Class, Family, Ministry, Military

    Beautiful indoor and outdoor venues await you for a stay ranging from a day to a week. Host your reunion with us.

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    Weddings and Banquets

    A lifetime of memories begin here in a charming setting, with over 100 years of history. Beautiful sights await you indoors and out.


With all that God has done and is doing here at Cedar Lake Ministries, it is very easy to race into the future and forget the past.

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“Great weekend in the midst of serenity. Praise and worship flowed in our group from the scenic view of the lake, smiles and welcome of the staff and the anointing of the Holy Spirit.”

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Local Attractions

Conveniently located only 35 miles southeast of Chicago, Cedar Lake Ministries in Cedar Lake, Ind. provides easy access to the region’s best attractions.

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With your help Cedar Lake Ministries will continue to provide life-changing experiences.


Michael (on Google)

“Been there for the past 4 years, and it is such a great place. Cedar Lake Ministries is a fantastic organization that has the most pleasant and kind staff and volunteers. The location couldn’t be better. The lake is gorgeous. This is among the highest of high recommendations.”
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Ladies Retreat

“I have been to many retreats, but this one … wow, well beyond our expectations!”
– Kris, women’s ministry leader

Come to Cedar Lake Ministries

Since the beginning of our ministry in 1915, we have recognized the need to provide men, women, couples, single parents, families, youth and other groups with a place away from the world where they can rest, recover and be spiritually renewed.

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Catalyst Camps

Cedar Lake Events

Years of History