• Serving Those Who Serve in Ministry

    Shepherd’s Refuge is a non-denominational, non-profit ministry dedicated to serving the needs of Vocational/Bi-Vocational Christian Pastors, full-time Church staff in a leadership positions, full-time Christian ministry staff in a leadership position, and Missionaries.
  • Beautiful, Peaceful Location

    Located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, near Dahlonega, Shepherd’s Refuge provides an opportunity to those in ministry to renew their vision; find spiritual refreshment and healing; deepen marriage relationships; and regain physical strength.
  • Prevent Burn-Out

    The focus of our ministry is to provide our guests a relaxing environment, free from the demands of everyday life. The beneficiaries from a retreat at Shepherd’s Refuge extend to the congregation and community our guests serve.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

Shepherd’s Refuge is located about 1 ½ hrs drive North of Atlanta, GA, more specifically, 13 miles North of Historic Dahlonega, 5 minutes from Turners Corner. A map with detailed directions will be sent once reservations are confirmed.

What are the charges?

There is no charge for accommodation and meals (Upper Room guests) to qualified guests since they are sponsored by the generous gifts from ministry supporters such as churches, business and individuals. Qualified Guests are:

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How do I make reservations?

Please fill in the Reservation Request Form. We accept reservations on a first-"call"-first-served base. We will need to be able to verify your church/missions affiliation. Once your reservation is confirmed we will send you more detailed instructions how to submit the Refundable Deposit, once this is received we shall send you the Final Confirmation with directions how to get here! The minimum stay in the Upper Room is 2 nights, ands the minimum stay in the Cabins is 4 nights. In consideration for others to benefit, please limit your requested stay to 2 weeks.

Trusted Organization

Shepherd's Refuge is ECFA Accredited


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Financially Support Our Ministry

Shepherd's Refuge - Selah Ministries, Inc. is a non-profit ministry recognized as a 501(c)3 organization. Your tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated.