Wellness Retreat Opportunities
January 7, 2020, 4:00 PM

Do you need relief? There is good news for you, the Lord loves you and cares for you.  When the rigors and stresses of ministry start to affect your life adversely, it’s time to take care of yourself.  If your situation feels like a place to just get away for a while to a relaxing place would help, here’s two nearly free room and board resources to consider; Camp Lutherhoma and Jordan Ranch.  


Free stay at Camp Lutherhoma is open to any church worker, including one night and breakfast free, but can be extended if needed. 

Contact John Busch.    


Weekdays are generally open and often weekends, too! The Retreat Cabins, Pine and Aspen, are custom built for comfort and hospitality. Each cabin has 4 bedrooms with common bathrooms, kitchenette, and main room with fireplace. Just outside the cabins are 120 acres of forest and hills, with the Illinois River running through camp. Many outdoor opportunities are available, such as hiking, sitting on prayer benches by the river, and enjoying a campfire at our new fire ring behind Pine and Aspen.  Includes:

  • A relaxing stay in private room with all linens and bedding and towels provided.
  • Queen bed, bunk and twin beds in each room, along with a sink.
  • Coffee available for you to make at any time.
  • The kitchenette as a microwave and refrigerator.

Refresh and Renew is a ministry of Jordan Ranch where pastors and their wives can enjoy 3 nights at our property with meals absolutely FREE. There is NO agenda or curriculum. It’s simply an opportunity to reconnect with each other. This event is for adults only and registration is required. Your marriage is important to your church, God and us!

Please submit the form on the website http://jordanranch.org/REFRESHRENEW/ if you wish to be added to the list when 2020 dates come open. Guests enjoy fresh meals provided by our executive chef and free Wi-Fi is provided.  Amenities  include: 

  • Softball Field & Football Fields
  • Wooded Walking Trails
  • Outdoor Prayer Stations
  • Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Volley Ball
  • Basketball Court
  • Ping Pong
  • Horse Shoes

Jordan Ranch is located off Interstate 10 near La Grange, Texas. It’s a day’s drive from most of Oklahoma. Flying into Austin is possible, but then there’s car rental and a 70 miles drive to the resort.


Also, always remember that Pastoral Support Network, is an EAP specifically designed for ordained pastors and those that live in a pastor’s home. It is free and confidential (regardless of enrollment in the Concordia Plans) and can be reached at 888-712-1805.


Finally,  I invite you to contact me. I am your ministerial Health/Worker Wellness Representative. Know that whatever you tell me is confidential. I am a seasoned pastor, certified reconciliation coach, a certified mediator, a trained chaplain, and church planter. I have a varied background to be a good listener and care for you. I’ll be sending out other email information on Ministerial Health/Worker Wellness programs as time permits. There is funding to help with programs in this area so don’t let finances be an obstacle.

Glenn Meyer, Trinity McAlester, cell 918-916-4469

OK District Ministerial Health/Worker Wellness Representative