When: March 2-3
Where: The Evangelical Free Church of Crystal Lake
Guest Speaker: Linda & John Brennan
Music: Special Music by Aaron Syrdahl

Questions: Contact Dave & Josette Bryan 847-749-9659


About the Weekend:

Friday, March 2 | 6:30 pm

EVERYONE is invited to a special dinner at 6:30 pm, with Linda Brennan,
the Northern Illinois State Rep for Celebrate Recovery. Aaron Syrdahl (Missionary to Native Americans) will be leading worship music.


Saturday, March 3 | 8:00 am

ALL MEN AND WOMEN are invited to a wonderful breakfast at 8:00 am. 
Linda Brennan and her husband John (Director of Recovery at Heartland Community Church in Rockford) will both be speaking at the breakfast.

Guest Speakers: Linda & John Brennan

Linda is the Northern Illinois State Representative for Celebrate Recovery (CR). She and John launched CR at Emmanuel Reformed Church in California 18 years ago. Linda personally celebrates 19 years of freedom in codependency March 17, 2018.

John has been involved with the Celebrate Recovery (CR) ministry since 1999. He currently is the Director of Recovery at Heartland Community Church in Rockford. John started his recovery journey on October 9, 1989 after a long career of chemical dependency. He celebrated 28 years of freedom on October 9, 2017 and continues to be a catalyst for those who desire to live with hope.  Linda celebrated 18 years of freedom in codependency on March 17, 2017 and is an example for others of how to live while trusting God to be in control.

John and Linda have 6 adult children and 7 grandchildren. They enjoy sports, adventuring, traveling to other states to share their testimonies, and are "adoptive grandparents" to children here in Illinois. They travel locally and internationally for CR and are addicted to sharing God's grace and hope while helping others find and follow Jesus.


Music Director: Aaron Syrdahl

Aaron is a Missionary to Native Americans, working with Gordon Thayer and Overcomers Ministries, primarily on the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation in northern Wisconsin, Red Lake Reservation in Minnesota and Mishkeegogamang Reserve in northern Ontario.

Aaron has served with Crystal Lake Celebrate Recovery  for years,