Check out this quick video invitation from Pastor Jim!
Pastors and their spouses are more stressed than any other time in recent history.
Discouragement, fears, anxieties, and relationship struggles abound.
This ministry season is difficult. We can all use a little encouragement!
TUSCARORA INN & CONFERENCE CENTER & FOUNDATIONS CHRISTIAN COUNSELING
are partnering to bring you PASTOR ENCOURAGEMENT RETREATS
with DR. JAMES MEYER.
February 1, 2023.
PER will be held Monday - Friday.
PER will take place at Tuscarora Inn & Conference Center in Mt. Bethel, PA.
Workshops / Sessions
- 4 Teaching Lessons
- 4 Small Group Sessions
- 2 Counseling Sessions
$400 per Couple (4 nights / meals for 2)
$300 per Individual (4 nights / meals for 1)
PER is being offered at a discounted price simply because we love Pastors! Fees can be covered by churches or ministry organizations. A $100 scholarship is available by emailing your request to [email protected]
WHO IS THIS FOR?
- Pastors & Their Spouses
- Missionary Couples
- Pastor / Missionary without spouse
Pastors and their spouses need to be encouraged! The focus
of this retreat is to offer a time away where a pastor, and if possible, their spouse can receive
direct encouragement for their hearts, their relationship with Christ, their marriage, and their
The teaching portion of the retreat will focus on Heb. 10:22-25 “Let us draw near to
God… Let us hold unswervingly to the hope… And let us consider how we may spur one
another… encouraging one another…” (NIV)
The small group portion of the retreat will focus on how to address stress and prevent burnout in the ministry.
The individual or couple sessions will provide a biblical counseling check up to help the pastor (and spouse) to work through any problems or potential problems they may be facing.
4 TEACHING SESSIONS
Building Healthy Connection
Building Healthy Commitment
Building Healthy Confrontation
Building Healthy Community
4 SMALL GROUP SESSIONS
Stress, Anxiety, & Depression
Inward Pain & Anger
Rest, Recharge, Renew
2 COUNSELING SESSIONS
You (& your spouse) have the option to meet with Dr. Jim or a Masters Level Biblical Counselor to work through present struggles and receive counsel & direction.
About Dr. James Meyer
Dr. James Meyer Pastor, Speaker, Counselor
Pastor Jim grew up in Japan where his parents were missionaries with a ministry called Hi. B. A. (High-School Born Againers). In 1996 Pastor Jim started the Pocono Evangelical Free Church in Tannersville, PA and served in the Counseling Dept. at Cairn University from 1996 - 2019.
He also offers biblical counseling, discipleship, consulting, and coaching to pastors and missionaries through a ministry called Biblical Counseling Resources (BCR). BCR is a ministry of Pocono Evangelical Free Church.
Pastor Jim is ordained by the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) and has been serving continuously with the EFCA since 1984. He resides near Martins Creek, PA with his wife Kathy. They enjoy canoeing on the Delaware River, hiking and being grandparents.