"that we may be fellow workers"
3 John 1:8

Retreat and Furlough Resources in US: GA-LA

GEORGIA

Christ Baptist Church in North Augusta, South Carolina has a nice home serving as a refuge for pastors, evangelists, missionaries, and others in ministry. They offer a two night stay for retreats and have it available for other needed stays as well. There is no charge, but a donation is accepted. http://reformationretreat.org/

Happy Acres Mission Transit Center, Contact Tom and Jewel Young, 1709 Old Country Place, Woodstock, GA. 1-770-475-9154 Fax: 1-770-343-9783 hamtc@bellsouth.net

Paradise Mountain Ministries, P.O. Box 635, Toccoa. Georgia 30577 Phone: 770-442-9254

Restoration Road, 7890 Restoration Rd., Blairsville, GA 30512 Private homes for clergy families' rest and restoration, on several acres of lovely property in a peaceful setting in rural Georgia. Contact Joann Earl (706)745-7411

The Snows Mill Guesthouse, 1791 Snows Mill Road, Bogart, GA. (1 1/4 hours from Athens/University of Georgia) Missionaries may stay from 3 days to 4 weeks, no charge for staying at the guesthouse. info@missionarycareministry.org www.missionarycareministry.org

IDAHO

Allison Ranch Wilderness Retreat For Christian Workers -- On the Salmon River in Idaho wilderness for full-time Christian workers. Guests arrive at the Ranch by chartered plane. Hosts in charge of needs, including all meals in the main lodge. Hiking, fishing, swimming or sunning on the sandy beaches. Elk and deer graze outside cabin. All the comforts of home without the intrusion of the world. Website: http://www.replace.com/allison Contact Judy at 208-377-3005 thomasfoundation@juno.com

The Retreat, 29961 N. Highway 41, Spirit Lake, ID 208-623-4402

ILLINOIS

Action Company, Ray Gonzales, 5375 Rt. 34, Oswego IL 60543, Phone: 708-554-1013, An apartment above some offices.

Bethany Chapel in Wheaton, Illinois (a Plymouth Brethren Assembly) has an unfurnished house and apartments available that are "sometimes" available. Phone: 630-653-5285

BR Guest House 1044 N Humphrey Ave , Oak Park, IL, Phone: 708-383-9977

Chicago Missionary Guest Apartments (Brethren Assemblies), but do take requests from non-assembly missionaries. Five fully furnished apartments available for short or long term stays in Glen Ellyne, Illinois (western suburb of Chicago). Visit our web site at www.cmga.info. Request donation of $20.00 per night to offset operating expenses.

Deer Ridge Ministries, Located near Freeport, IL 5 day Sabbath rest, self directed study retreats for full time pastors and their spouses from 4 PM on Sun. through 11 AM Fri. The four suites include private bathrooms, desk-sitting area for study. Several common areas, swimming pool, and tennis court on 11 acre country estate. B-fast and lunch foods are provided, all guests gather in the dining room for the evening meal together. All rooms, food, linens and towels, are furnished at NO COST to pastors and their spouses. Contact David and Lois Decker, Directors c/o Highpoint Inn, 2440 East River Road, Freeport, IL 61032 (815)248-2480 Dalou1087@stateline-isp.com www.deerridgeministries.org

First Baptist Church, 875 West Grove Road, Decatur, Illinois 1(217)429-2121 fbchurchdecatur@juno.com

Franson-Risberg Memorial Mission Home, 2839 W McLean Ave, Chicago, IL 1(773)772-4348

Mark and Karen Edwards' Home, c/o Stephanie Wilson, 544 S. Harvey, Oak Park, Illinois 60304 Phone: (708)383-5257

Missionary Furlough Homes (furnished) in Wheaton, Illinois (dedicated to providing Missionary Housing) (630)665-0020 furlough.homes@juno.com 18 housing units are available to active evangelical missionaries. There is a monthly fee plus utilities.

Wycliffe Bible Translators in West Chicago: Contact Ken (630-876-0876) housing coordinator. Have a guest house that people can rent for two weeks at a time for $15 per person, per night. Also has housing (furnished) for rent for long term. Rent $525-$575 depending on size of home. Sometimes staff will sublet some of their bedrooms.

Railroad House of Prayer John and Mona Ketchum, 687 East Maple, Nashville, Illinois 62263, (618)327-292

INDIANA

Bethany Farms, Lafayette, IN Phone: 1(317)896-3625

Calvary Chapel, 455 W. Springfield Drive, Terre Haute, IN Phone: (812)443-5800

Franklin Road Baptist Church, 51 N. Franklin Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 1(317)897-1298

Harvest Prayer Center Terre Haute, Indiana, north of I-70 and US 40.65 acre prayer retreat center with 4 acre lake, guest cabin in the woods. Prayer Chapel and peaceful trails 812-443-5703

Shepherd’s Bethel, offers Independent Baptists (only) 12 mobile homes and duplexes on 22 acres of rolling hills surrounded by woods. Contact them at Box 37, 6952 W. County Road 100 N., West Baden Springs, IN. 47469 Phone: 1(888)799-0323 or 1(812)936-9648 Fax: 1(812)936-4688 shepbeth@shepherdsbethel.org

Shunem Ministries located in Noblesville, Indiana exists to partner with evangelical mission agencies. The guest house is a place where traveling missionaries can come apart for physical, spiritual, emotional, and ministry renewal. Spacious 11,000 square ft facility is designed to meet those needs. For more info or to make a reservation visit them online at www.shunem.org or call Jim and Jeanette Vermilya at 317-219-3106.

Vitality Care Center, 2821 Hillegas Rd, Fort Wayne, IN, Phone: (260)471-1950 www.thechalet.org

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IOWA

Harvest House :: Guest Missionary Housing Grace Church Missionary Housing in Des Moines.

KANSAS

Buffalo Ridge Retreat Center - A place to minister to pastors, missionaries, youth leaders, and others in Christian service – a place where we can accommodate people in a quiet, scenic country setting for times of personal restoration. We maintain an open door and provide hospitality for those the Lord sends our way. www.hiswayministries.org