• 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

Although we love children, we strongly recommend finding someone trustworthy to take care of them so that your time at Shepherd’s Refuge is most beneficial to spiritual and physical renewal. 

The few exceptions we made early in the life of the ministry, allowing children to accompany the parents, have resulted in being more of a distraction than help for the grownups to really benefit from a time in solitude and spiritual meditation.

Ministries like Fairhaven http://www.fairhavenministries.net/ , and EdenRidge https://www.edenridge.org/ are called to meet the combined needs of a family vacation and spiritual retreat. Then there is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ministries that connects Pastors and their families with Retreat Facilities. We hope that you will be able to take advantage of what they offer.

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.