• 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

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:

  • Pastors and spouse Church Staff in Leadership Positions and spouse Missionaries and spouse

  • Church/Ministry Staff in Leadership Positions and spouse

  • Missionaries and spouse

A refundable reservation deposit in the amount of $75 (Upper Room) or $150 (cabins) is required, instructions how to submit the deposit are given after the initial reservation is confirmed. Conditions are explained on the reservation page.

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.