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

Retreat and Furlough Resources in US: SD-WA

SOUTH CAROLINA

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/

Myrtle Beach Christian Retreat, 4105 Poinsett North, Myrtle Beach, SC (843)272-6649  info@mbcr.org  www.mbcr.org

TENNESSEE

On the Cumberland Plateau near Crossville, Tennessee, EdenRidge provides a place 10 minutes off I-40 for missionaries and their families to truly rest while on furlough. The cabins, built in 2012 and 2013, each include beds for four, a fully-outfitted kitchen, a spacious living room and a washer and dryer. A bunkhouse with eight beds is also available on the property to accommodate larger parties. An endowment fund covers missionaries' rates, making the cabins free for up to two weeks a year. To learn more about the cabins, check availability, and schedule your stay, visit http://www.edenridge.org or contact the owners at info@edenridge.org

Fairhaven Ministries in Blue Ridge Mountains of E. TN. Retreat and Counseling Center for Christian Workers. Individual chalets and cottages situated on 100 acres of high-altitude land in a mini-valley surrounded by US Forest Service land. Valley has been developed into a welcoming village with fifteen guest units and a spacious lodge. Designed to accommodate personal retreats, personal or marriage counseling. Reduced rates available to full time ministry personnel or missionaries. 2198 Roaring Creek Road, Roan Mountain TN 37687  PH: (423)772-4269  Fax: (423)772-0017  info@fairhavenministries.net  www.fairhavenministries.net

Good News Today, providing free temporary housing for missionaries in 2 beautiful two bedrooms fully furnished homes amidst a wonderfully wooded setting. Lots of acres for children to play. Contact Deliska Lombard at (931)438-8479 or gntoday@vallnet.com

Kings College House, Richard Stanislaw, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699, Phone: (615)652-4784

Shepherd’s Rest Ministries, three bedroom townhouse for missionaries. 1847 James Dr., Nashville, TN 615-898-1756 Harold Bryer, Director sheprest@hotmail.com

Wears Valley Retreat Center, Rt. 7, Box 291, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862 Ministers may stay two nights free per year on week nights, space permitting. Regular rates for week nights are $25 couple. No children. Phone: (615)453-2382

TEXAS

Bethel Missions in Pharr (near McAllen) Phone: (956)630-6307

Dallas, CAM International, Guest Facilities for less than a month, 8625 La Prada Drive, Dallas, TX 75228 Phone: (214) 327-8206 or Toll Free: (800) 366-2264 x1030, Apartment with queen and futon. $40 Efficiency apt. with two full beds. $40 Another with a queen with shower only. $35 Two small rooms with adjoining bath $25

First Baptist Church, 1200 Beach, McAllen, TX 78501, Phone: (512)686-7418

Peaceful Mountain, Michael and PK Poteet, 175 CR 1270, Kopperl, TX 76652, (254)775-4010, michaelpoteet@peacefulmountain.org  www.peacefulmountain.org

Rio Grande Bible Institute, 4300 S. Business 281 78539, Edinburg, TX Phone: (210)380-8100 Fax: (210)380-8105

Shepherd's Pasture Conference and Retreat Center, Jefferson, Texas Phone: (903)865-2647  www.shepherdspasture.com  LOW FEE E-mail: shm@shepherdspasture.com  Stan and Stacey Self, Directors

Westwood Ministries Retreat Center, P.O. Box 291446, 5000 Bandera Highway 173, Kerville, TX 1(830)634-3082 1(800)583-9841 Fax: 1(830)634-7001  westwood@ktc.com  www.westwoodministries.org

VIRGINIA

Bethany House Ministries Jim and Karon Storment, P.O. Box 14853, Greensboro, Virginia Phone: (336)272-4766  rest@innatbethany.org  www.inatbethany.org

Blue Mountain Baptist Homes, P.O. Box 635, Claudville, Virginia 24076

The Master's Inn, Highway 29, Alta Vista, Virginia Phone: (804)369-5053 Efficiency cabin - FREE for one week

VERMONT

Howard and Carolyn Peake, R.R. 1, Box 593 05679, Williamstown, VT (802)433-6281

(Shared home) Mrs. Sandra Mollica, 456 Old Connecticut Rover Road, Springfield, VT. 05136 (free to furlough and emeritus)

WASHINGTON

Camano Island - Peaceful one bedroom/one bath home with complete kitchen, laundry facilities, internet access, loft with TV, back deck with hammock and grill. Bring own groceries. 1-2 week stay. Sorry, no long-term occupancy available. You may contact Bill Wayland directly at bgwayland@wavecable.com for availability. If you wish to have ServantCARE make all the arrangements for you, there is a $25 donation to ServantCARE

Cedar Springs, 700 Minaker Rd, Sumas, WA M-W or W-F 2 night mid-week get away. First time free. $40 per night per couple after that. Phone: 1(360)988-6674 Fax: 1(360)988-6226

Methow Valley Ranch Ministries, located next to the North Cascade Mtns, set in 60 acres of rolling pasture and wetlands ideal for walks and quiet meditation. Accomodations are "up-scale" and include a unique Prayer Center to enhance your worship and prayer experience. A brief walk brings you to the scenic Chewuch River for fun and sport fishing. 255 East Chewuch Road, Winthrop, Washington 98862 (509)996-1899 or (509)996-3219 Fax: (509)996-3578  info@mvministries.com  http://www.mvministries.com/main.html

The Firs, 4605 Cable St. Bellingham, Washington 98229  http://www.thefirs.org/  1(800)765-3477

The Hosanna Way Station Christian Retreat Center Carl and Tamra Stevens, 8 Hosanna Way, Republic, Washington 99166 Phone: (509)775-2967  www.cuonlinenow.com/users/hosanna  hosanna@cuonlinenow.com

WEST VIRGINIA

Faith Mountain, Central Lakes Region of West Virginia. Inter-denominational retreat ministry consisting of 250 beautiful wooded acres, a newly built four-bedroom cabin and three newly built two-bedroom guest cottages. Special rates available for full time Christian workers, as well as a scholarship fund for full-time Christian workers with limited funds and an immediate need for a get away or counseling. Contact Herb or Kathy Miller at HC 73 Box 18 C, Rosedale,WV 26636 Phone and Fax: (304)364-4019  faithmtn@mountain.net  www.faithmountain.org/

Shalom House, N3283 Frances Lane, New London, W. VA. (920)982-3815  Mark@theshalomhouse.org  www.theshalomhouse.org

WISCONSIN

Broom Tree Ministries, 5 day retreat for full time Christian pastors and spouses. Retreat agenda is to spend large blocks of time alone with God in prayer, rest, Bible study and with spouse. Daily schedule set by participants. Dinner together is required. All meals and lodging provided at no cost. Attendance is by invitation. Contact us regarding available dates and an application for invitation. Broom Tree Ministries, PO Box 180681, Delafield, WI 53018 (262)646-7774  drhanon@execpc.com  www.broomtreeministries.org

Ministries Resource Center, non-denominational retreat and counseling center. Four apts, 2 are efficiency, very Reasonable, 50 Acres of peace and quiet. Woodman, Wisconsin (near Prairie du Chien) alitamrc@mhtc.net Contact Pastor Gerald or Alita Robertson at (608)988-4326 or (988)4649 14190 Barker Hollow Road, Woodman, WI 53827

Cedarly Pastors Retreat, near Milwaukee, WI, for full time Christian pastors and spouse. Completely restored and renovated home set on the shores of Upper Nemahbin Lake. Reflects the simple elegance of life a century ago, free of outside distractions. Retreat runs from Sun. eve at 4 pm through Fri morn at 11 am. All meals are included except dinner on Sun. You stay in one of six guest rooms with private bath. P.O. Box 180455 Delafield, Wisconsin 53018 1(262)646-7772 Fax: (262)646-7773 E-mail: cedarly@execpc.com  www.cedarly.org/

Elim Retreats located on Lake Huron's shore in Wisconsin Renewal retreats for single and married full-time missionaries and pastors. Free!! Located on 1400 private and secluded acres on Lake Huron's shore, Providing refreshment and r enewal in the Lord, 6 day low-key continuing education opportunity. Henry and Diane Stewart, 2803 Apple Tree Ct.,Waukesha, WI 53188 (262)524-0167  hstewart5@juno.com  http://www.barnabas.org/elimretreats/

Shalom House, N3283 Frances Lane, New London, WI 920-982-3815  www.theshalomhouse.org  Mark@theshalomhouse.org

Sonshine Ministries 1209 London Street, Menasha, Wisconsin 54952 (414)751-3855  http://www.sonshinemin.org/