Pastor-in-Residence (PIR) Ministries helps exited pastors navigate vocational transition by providing a proven process of restoration within a caring and restorative environment.
HealingChoice is a non-profit organization that offers several types of care including help for clergy and clergy families. Their website says that “If you are serving in ministry or are the family member of a minister, our professional PastorCare counselors may be able to help. We know that ministry can be very demanding and personal or family issues can be difficult to deal with. Our counselors are licensed and experienced with the unique challenges of ministry work.”
5717 66th Street
Lubbock, TX 79424
Marble Retreat is an interdenominational Christian counseling center that provides an opportunity for healing for clergy and others in Christian service. Their mission is “to help bring healing, hope and restoration to those in vocational Christian ministry and the Church at large through Christ-centered brief intensive counseling.”
Retreat Address: 181 Bannockburn, Marble, CO 81623
Business Office: P.O. Box 176, Carbondale, CO 81623
DAN MCGEE ASSOCIATES
Along with his sister, Dr. Dan McGee co-authored Beyond Termination: A Spouse’s Story of Pain and Healing in 1990. The book was written after his sister’s husband was forced to resign his church. To my knowledge, it is the only other book written specifically for clergy couples on the subject of forced termination of ministers.
301 S. Center, Suite 214
Arlington, TX 76010
Sonscape Retreats offers weeklong, guided retreats for clergy who seek to balance the demands of life, family, and ministry while rekindling their passion for Christ and His church.
PO Box 700
Divide, CO 80814
CareGivers Forum is an annual gathering of people from across the United States and elsewhere who are involved in the ministry of caring for professional Christian workers and their families. A directory of resources is available on their site at www.caregiversforum.org/directory
MINISTERING TO MINISTERS FOUNDATION
MTM offers spiritual, emotional and physical health support to speed recovery from emotional and spiritual trauma, and helps clergy identify and clarify marketable, transferable work skills and develop plans that can lead to re-employment.
SHEPHERDS’ HAVEN OF REST MINISTRIES
The purpose of Shepherds’ Haven of Rest Ministries is to provide a ministry of spiritual help and encouragement to pastors and wives (including staff members, missionaries and their wives) that serves to rekindle the fires of their passion for God and ministry as well as their love for each other.
5525 Chester Street
Arlington, Tennessee 38002
CITY OF REFUGE
The goal of City of Refuge is to provide critical care for wounded and fallen ministers, giving them a safe and loving environment in which to grow and heal.
11905 Highway 92
Woodstock, GA 30188
FIND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES at www.pirministries.org/resources/