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2024 Schedule

*send message for directions/further info for each event


Mondays: Wild School 11AM: Chance for parents to gather/talk while kids play.
Rotating hosting family each week. Message Rachelbarker0506@gmail.com to be added to list.

Bi-weekly TBA: We are beginning an "Elders Speak" social group at Lost Creek Senior Independent Living Community.
3rd Thursday/month 12pm: Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib: A time to learn more if U.P. is the right spiritual fit for you.

Come alone/with a friend, or enjoy an hour of companionship for those already attending regularly.

Head up to 2nd floor meeting room.  Just drop in!


- January –

Sat. January 6: "Gathering in Nature:  A Winter Wonderland" Prayer Service, 11AM St. Ignace Straits Park

Sat. January 20: U.P. Wild Keewenaw Wilderness Walk, 4PM Lake Linden School Forest Cabin & Trails

Sat. January 20:  U.P. Wild Delta County 4:30PM, Hosted by Bobbi & Cynthia Address: 9450 25.75th Lane, Rapid River

Sun. January 28: Nature Prayer Service, Morgan Chapel 4PM 201 E Ridge St.


- February -

Sat. February 10 11AM: Valentine Making Party for Room at the Inn, St. Paul's Basement 201 E Ridge St.

Sat. February 17 4PM: U.P. Wild Keewenaw Wilderness Walk Swedetown Trails, directions click here

Sat. February 17 2PM CST: INAUGURAL EVENT! Time in Nature, conversation, hiking, spiritual reflection. 
Location is Tara Lila Sundstein Trail 128 Sundstein Rd. Eagle River, WI

Sun. February 18 2PM: U.P. Wild Delta County "Sound Healing" email rayfordray@upepiscopal.org for directions

Sun. February 25 4PM: Nature Prayer Service: Making Gratitude Jars, Morgan Chapel 201 E Ridge St.


- March -

Sat. March 16 4PM:  U.P. Wild Keweenaw Wilderness Walk St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Potluck Dinner, Marsin Nature Retreat, directions click here

Thrs. March 21 Noon: Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

Sun. March 24 3PM:  Pine Sunday Outdoor Bonfire Service, Honalee Retreat Center:

505 E. Basswood Lane, Gwinn: On M35 turn on Seass Rd. which turns into Basswood Lane  Go 3 miles until end of road & Honalee Signage.

Fri. March 29: Outdoor Stations of the Cross (potential snowshoe)

Sun. March 31: Easter No Nature Prayer Service


- April -

Sat. April 13: U.P. Wild Keewenaw Wilderness Walk, 4PM Location TBA

Sat. April 21: Earth Day Service Project : Volunteering with Partridge Creek Farm!

Sun. April 28:  Nature Prayer Service, Morgan Chapel 4PM 201 E Ridge St.


- May -

May 12-19:  Holy Spirit Mother Earth Wilderness Walks across the UP: more info on the descending soon

Sun. May 26: Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Bandshell 4PM w/ Forest Bathing


- June -

Sat. June 1: Seney Wildlife Refuge Collaboration "Migratory Bird Celebration", Erickson Center Curtis, MI

June 13-16: Wild Church Network Retreat, Ontario Canada

Thrs. June 20: First Day of Summer Wilderness Walk

Sun. June 30: Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Bandshell 4PM w/ Forest Bathing


- July -

Sat. July 20:  Kid’s Foraging Adventure w/ guide Sarah

Sun. July 28:  Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Bandshell 4PM w/ Forest Bathing


- August -

Aug. 9-12:  Intergenerational Peace Camp, Fortune Lake, Register:  https://forms.gle/mkUFtbRvzqNaN4187

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Adventure: Kayaking + Eucharist, Bass Lake @ Honalee, Gwinn

Sun. August 25:  Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Bandshell 4PM w/ Forest Bathing


- September -

TBA: U.P. Wild Retreat: Training & Nurturing Leadership for Branches

if you are interested in creating/running a branch contact us

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk

TBA: Blessing of the Monarchs 4th Annual, U.P. Wild Delta County

Sun. September 29:  Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Bandshell 4PM w/ Forest Bathing


- October -

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk: Big Bay Overlook

Sun. October 27:  Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Bandshell 4PM w/ Forest Bathing


- November -

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk

Sun. November 24:  Nature Prayer Service, St. Pauls Chapel


- December -

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk

Sun. December 29:  Nature Prayer Service, St. Pauls Chapel

Tues. December 31:  Centering into 2025 Zoom






Rotating Saturday of each month

We  explore revolving locations through walks and hikes together stopping for prayer/reflection along the way.


Every last Sunday of each month

Our Nature Prayer Service is our time to gather in community.  What to expect: Welcome to our Bioregion, Passing the Peace, Wilderness Reflection, Wander & Ponder, Sharing Circle, Shared Prayers & Incense, Closing Poem. Community time to mingle with hot tea & snacks. Introverts welcome. We will NOT be meeting at the Bandshell until April 2023.  We are meeting Jan-March at St. Pauls candle lite chapel- 201 E. Ridge St. use parking lot door.


Rapid River, MI

U.P. Wild Delta County is hosts a monthly Nature Prayer Service. Time for grounding, wilderness reflection, sharing circle, and prayers.  A wonderful welcoming and diverse community- open to all.  For meeting date/location email: Kathy Kathyvb555@gmail.com



 Marquette, MI

A story group is a small group in a brave safe space consisting of a trained facilitator and up to six participants.  One of the primary ways you are invited to engage at Story Groups is by sharing written stories from your childhood and young adult life.  Our Story Group will meet for six consecutive Thursdays 6-8pm and beginning on February 23, 2023.  Cost is $200/per participant and space is limited to 6 people.  To RSVP or for more information contact Grace at info@upwild.org.






Every month we hope to offer multiple events based on interest and co-creators:

  • Wilderness Walks at a revolving location within Marquette County (& beyond)

  • Nature Prayer Service @ Presque Isle Park

  • Family-friendly and kid inclusive offerings

  • Story sharing circles (open to topic ideas)

  • Virtual Wilderness Walks for those outside of the U.P.

  • Field Trips to learn sustainability, food resislience, native species, ect

  • Prayer Sit-ins at locations in need of healing or under threat by industrialization