The Emrich Retreat Center 

Brick by brick we are adding to the legacy of past generations by enhancing the natural beauty, tranquility and spirituality of the Emrich Retreat Center. Nestled on 26 acres in the rural Brighton area, Emrich Retreat Center offers a unique experience for individuals or large groups.

 Our Carved in Stone: Grounded in Love Campaign adds a permanent space to memorialize loved ones, celebrate joyous occasions, or to honor family and friends. 

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D i s c o v e r
A place for spiritual growth...

Discover Nature
Nestled in the rural Brighton area, Emrich Retreat Center offers a unique experience for individuals or large groups. Discover the beauty, tranquility and spirituality of nature as you wander the grounds, engage in prayer or simply bask in the breathtaking wonder of creation. Emrich Retreat Center is a unique place nestled among 5000 acres of State park land. Emrich offers meeting space for small or large groups, complete wedding packages and overnight accomodations for 75 people in five restored historic buildings. 

Discover Peace
Emrich offers a rare chance to get away from the pressures and hectic pace of modern life. Accomodations are simple yet comfortable. An onsite caretaker will ensure all of your needs are met, while maintaining your group's privacy. 

Discover Community 
The spacious, well-tended grounds include two large fire rings, volleyball net, mowed labyrinth, and lots of hiking trails. A large garden provides fresh produce for our kitchen and allws us to give back to those in need in the wider community. 

Connected to miles and miles of State trails, including one that take you to Bishop Lake, where you can swim during the summer or cross country ski during the winter. 

Discover Spirituality
Our onsite chef provides delicious meals using fresh, local ingredients that can be served buffet style in the dining room or on the covered patio. Meal options ranging from gluten-free to vegan are available. 

We know you will fall in love with the beauty and hospitality of Emrich Retreat Center.

Some spots are still available for 2017.  Book now for 2018 & 2019!  
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The Emrich Retreat Center at Parishfield is owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan.