• 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

We currently offer accommodations in the Main Lodge and Selah and Shiloh Cabins.

Main Lodge: (click for pictures)
In the Lodge we have the Upper Room with a queen sized bed, a rocking and a lounge chair, a place of solitude to retreat to. The adjacent bathroom has a jacuzzi tub to relax in, hair dryer, paper goods and towels are all supplied. The Great Room is a common place shared with the hosts to enjoy a chat, curl up with a book next to the fireplace, a loft with lounge chairs to relax in, a library to brows through the 3500+ titles, or select from over 400 movie titles on DVD or VHS. We accept reservations for only one couple at a time in the Lodge to ensure privacy, however an additional bedroom can be made available for a second couple if they know each other and agree to such an arrangement.

Selah Cabin:(click for pictures)
This one bedroom cabin is located in the forest about 400 feet from the Lodge. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, utensils, pots and pans. An intitial supply of coffee, sugar and creamer as well as a variety of hot tea selections are available, too. Coffee maker and toaster are ready for you, too. The refrigerator/freezer is stocked with a few frozen quick meals, and a couple of cans of soup are stashed away in one of the cabinets. A small selection of books are located in the living room area. Love seat, couch and a lounge chair invite you to sit back and rest. The dining area has an old fashioned table with chairs and bench. The bathroom is equipped with a bathtub/shower, paper goods and towels as well as a hair dryer. The bedroom has a queen sized bed (with linen supplied), chest of drawers and full closet.

Shiloh Cabin: (pictures to follow)
The kitchenette is equipped with appliances and utensils for you to prepare your own meals. Coffee/tea are supplied, a few cans of soup are in the cupboard; a few frozen dinners and soft drinks as well as bottled water are in the refrigerator.
A table not only offers the comfort for a sit-down meal, but for writing and playing board games, too.
The living area is furnished with a lounge chair and love seat.
A hairdryer, shampoo, conditioner, hand and bath soaps, towels and linen are provided.
The bedroom has a chest of drawers and a queen sized bed with night stands.
A limited number of books are available in the Cabin; however guests can also borrow from the Lodge’s library and DVD collection.

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.