The following links provide vacation and relaxation locations within the United States at reduced or cost-free rates for ministers. If you know a location not listed, please let us know.
Networks of vacation sites for ministers
1. www.christianhospitalitynetwork.org.– website for the Christian Hospitality Network (CHN), a network of over 900 hotels in the U.S.A. with discounts of 25 – 50% to ministers. Phone (865) 376–7546, Fax (865) 376–4454. Call Kathy at (865) 376–7546 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
2. http://www.pastorswives.org/resource_directory/pastors_wives_family_retreats –this website is provides a network across the United States for ministers.
3. http://enrichmentjournal.ag.org/retreats.pdf – this website provides vacation sites for Assemblies of God ministers, but some locations are open to ministers from all evangelical groups. Please call the specific location of interest.
Individual vacation spots for ministers:
Shawnee, OK –The Prince & The Glass Slipper, www.abundantlove.org. Contact Keith or Judy Thomas, (405) 590 – 0809 or email at email@example.com Offers free lodging to to senior pastors and missionaries.
Bradenton, FL., located on Anna Maria Island. –Beside Still Waters, www.beside-stillwaters.org. No cost to pastors but requires a $65 cleaning fee. Minimum stay of 4 days, maximum stay of 14 days. Call 918-258-6220 for reservations. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Durango, CO and Wolf Creek Pass near Wagon Wheel Gap – www.rockymountainrenewal.org. Rocky Mountain Renewal, two locaions near Mesa Verde National Park. Vacation homes FREE to Evangelical ministers. Call (970) 259 –7778, E-mail: email@example.com
Harvey Cedars, NJ — http://www.hcbible.org Phone(609) 494-5689
Taylorsville, CA in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains, www.geneseehome.org — Genesee Home, . $495 for 5 nights (Sun. – Fri.), includes 3 meals per day. This is a $1000 discount. Call (866) 715 –7378 or (530) 284–1082.
Lone Oak, Texas (55 miles N. E. of Dallas) on Lake Tawakoni. (no children), or Snyder, Texas (west of Abilene) on cattle ranch — www.hospitalityhomes.org – Makahiki Hospitality Homes. Minimal cost for rooms in both homes. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call office (918–258-6220) for registration forms.
Lindale, TX (12 miles north of Tyler, TX,. www.wildwoodsanctuaryretreat.org — Wildwood, . Suggested donation of $60 per night for apartment or $50 per night for rooms. E-mail: email@example.com or phone (903) 569–6209.
Fort Mills, SC (10 mi. so. Charlotte, N. C.), Lake Side Lodges – $450 per week (Sat. – Sat.) Call Alethea Brooks (803) 547–3500.
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