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Alone in ministry

Ministry can, maybe should, be both challenging and rewarding. Ministers, pastors, leaders and their families are not exempt from aspects of everyday life which impact on their circumstances. It is not always appropriate or possible to seek support from a colleague or team member in some churches or denominations, especially for those who lead in the independent church sector.

Pastoral Harbours was founded through this experience. We are available to provide confidential and independent help for those in ministry who appear to be walking a lonely road and are looking for a safe place outside of their local church sphere. We may not have all the answers but we’re willing to listen and help you seek the One who is the answer – Jesus Christ, the One we serve.

Pastoral Harbours is a support for, not a replacement to, local church or ministry leadership. We are here for those who may feel overwhelmed in ministry; a place to confide, friends to help you seek God's will and to act as a signpost to further help or support. Darren and Carol will always direct you to the One who can truly help, Jesus Christ the Lord. It is possible to find solutions and to grow in whatever the circumstances if you yield to Him who is a very present help in times of trouble.

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