We have put together some of our frequently asked questions, however, if you don't find your answer here, please don't hesitate to contact us via phone or email. Our contact information is at the bottom of the page in the contact section.
Frequently asked questions
WHAT IS SHEPHERD'S CANYON RETREAT?
Shepherd's Canyon Retreat is an experience for full-time church workers - clergy, teachers, Directors of Christian Education, military chaplains, music ministers, missionaries, and others - who need a renewal of the power and strength that the Lord designed for their calling; who need a recovery of their spiritual and emotional vitality in an atmosphere that is safe, confidential, and restorative.
WHO SPONSORS THE SHEPHERD'S CANYON RETREAT MINISTRY?
Shepherd's Canyon Retreat is an independent, non-profit, 501 c3 organization, with a Board of Directors made up of lay leaders, clergy, and counseling professionals.
FROM WHERE IS FUNDING FOR THIS MINISTRY COMING?
Donations from individuals, congregations, and foundations.
ARE ALL CHURCH WORKERS AND THEIR SPOUSES WELCOME?
ARE CLERGY AND SPOUSES FROM ANY DENOMINATION (AND NON-DENOMINATIONS) WELCOME?
WHAT HAPPENS AT A SCR SESSION?
Four client couples (singles are welcome too) experience individual, couple, and group counseling. There is time for reflection, reading, resting and physical exercise.
DOES EACH SCR STAFF INCLUDE A CHAPLAIN AND WHY?
The Shepherd's Canyon Retreat Chaplain conducts morning and evening devotions, personal spiritual direction if requested, and conducts an informal Sunday worship service.
WHERE ARE SCR SESSIONS HELD?
Retreats are held at Standing Stones Conference & Retreat Center located in Wickenburg, AZ. To see a full description of the site, go to www.standingstonesaz.org