Mission Membercare Services

Information on those who provide member care services or pastoral advice to mission workers. 

  • Member Care Centres Worldwide

    Discover the various Member care/ Christian Counselling centres around the world through this site's listings.
  • Member Care Media (MCM)

    Member Care Media (MCM) is a media ministry of TWR especially prepared for Cross-Cultural Workers around the globe whose obedience to the Great Commission has taken them to difficult places. It is our goal to encourage, enhance and enable these workers in their places of calling so that they will stay effective and fulfilled.
    Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Thrive Worldwide

    We are committed to serving by providing clinical, learning and consultancy services so that people and organisations thrive worldwide.
    Tel: 0203 974 1400
    Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • Tumaini Counselling Centre, Kenya

    The on-field counselling ministries of AIM, SIL, and affiliated organizations are based at Tumaini Counselling Center in Nairobi, Kenya. While we serve the members of these organizations, our services also support missionaries from over 160 like-minded agencies throughout Africa.
    Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tumaini Counselling Centre, Uganda

    Tumaini Counselling Service in Kampala, Uganda, offers confidential clinical services which are available to any Christian missionary working in Africa. These range from clinical care to simply helping missionaries normalise the challenges and frustrations of missionary life.
    Tel: +256 787 522 868
    Location: Uganda
  • Arrest

    Drs D Hawker (clinical psychologists in Nottingham, UK) offer Assessments, Retreats, Reviews, Education, Supervision, Therapy (for adults and children).
    Tel: 0115 9727169
    Location: Long Eaton, Notts
  • Barnabas International

    A US based organization with a well established reputation of providing encouragement, care and personal development for Christian leaders and missionaries worldwide.
    Location: Elkhorn, WI, United States
  • Bob and Nancy Scott, Northern California, USA

    Debriefing, Training, and Rest for Missionaries and Pastors in the Mountains of Northern California. We provide international personnel with spiritual encouragement, emotional support, and training on interpersonal skills, spiritual growth, and team building.
    Location: California, United States
  • Brook Besor Trust

    Brook Besor offers residential debriefing, counselling and spiritual direction for individuals, couples and families for up to five days, excellent to start or preparation to return from furlough or when returning to the UK. Dorset based.
    Tel: 01202 483737
    Location: Christchurch, Dorset
  • Catalyst Ministries

    Catalyst Ministries seeks to empower believers and churches to engage in the full Kingdom scope of the Great Commission (places, peoples, and life spheres). We provide coaching, training, missionary debriefing, and ministry resources. Based in West Wales
    Location: Wales
  • Colin and Ann Bulley

    Colin and Ann Bulley, former staff members of Redcliffe Mission Training Centre, are trained and experienced in supporting cross cultural mission workers and offer debriefing by phone, skype or face to face, free of charge. Colin is also trained as a spiritual director. Accommodation in their home in Goodwick, near Fishguard, on the west coast of Wales and 600 meters from the sea, is available for those who would like a short break.
    Tel: 01348 492050
    Location: Fishguard
  • Daybreak Academy Mauritius

    Daybreak serves as a tool (organisation) for the Love & Unity within the Global Body of Christ by developing Member care & Communication and by facilitating partnerships among Christians, churches and organisations.
    Tel: +230 59467517
    Location: Beau-Bassin, Mauritius
  • Ellel Ministries Norway

    Ellel Norway offers a number of courses and workshops throughout the year. Our main focus has been theme weekends and the new course series Explore. The courses provide a thorough and current approach to many of today's challenges.
    Tel: + 37 96 99 00
    Location: Norway
  • Ellel Ministries, Sweden

    ELLEL MINISTRIES SWEDEN is a non-community foundation with the purpose of providing Bible teaching, discipleship and pastoral care. We believe that every human being, as God's creation and as the object of Jesus' work of salvation, can be established to wholeness and security. We offer mental health care , teaching days and courses.
    Email: info@ellel.se
    Tel: 072-749 31 40
    Location: Sweden
  • Ellel Ministries, Switzerland

    Ellel Ministries has been offering courses in Switzerland for more than 10 years and has been represented since 2013 through the “Ellel Ministries Switzerland” association. This works closely with the Diakonissenhaus Riehen community and is also at home in their premises, where the courses and events take place.

    The Ellel Ministries Switzerland team is made up of committed Christians from various parishes in Riehen and Basel.
    Email: info@ellel.ch
    Tel: +41 61 643 71 08
    Location: Switzerland
  • Ellel Ministries, UK & Ireland

    Ellel Ministries is a non-denominational Christian ministry that began in England in 1986 and is now established in over 20 countries around the world. We look to serve the Body of Christ in two main ways - by offering personal prayer ministry to those in need and by training and equipping people so that they can help others more effectively. We offer a wide range of events and training from our 5 centres in the UK & Ireland.
    Tel: 01524 751651
  • Epiphany Life Coaching

    Jenny Butter does Skype or telephone coaching with mission partners, clergy and aid workers worldwide. Life coaching is not counseling or therapy. Life coaching starts from the present and takes you into the future. Based in West Sussex.
    Tel: 07989 772816
    Location: Henfield, W. Sussex
  • Ergata: Space and Grace

    Mark and Judith Woolley (WEC International) host an informal, supportive place of "space and grace" where workers in mission from all backgrounds can rest, retreat or recover affordably in the face of fatigue, transition or unforeseen circumstances.
    Location: Carnforth, Lancs
  • Family Joy, Sweden

    I would love to meet you, your family or your group to help you find new ways to bring more joy into your lives and into your relationships. During conversations and group joy guidance , you can see how I work with individuals, couples, families and groups. I can meet you both where I am, where you are, or on skype. During seminars , you can read about knowledge and experiences I am happy to share with you, and theme days and retreats that I lead.
    Location: Sweden
  • Field Life, Malaysia

    Field Life offers care, coaching, and a guest house for global workers. Our guesthouse is in Malaysia and our work is done online and in-person as needed.
    Location: Malaysia
  • France - Association Pierres Vivantes Entrepierres, Sisteron

    Our purpose is caring for those who serve and serving those who care. Helping Christian cross-cultural workers and national Christian leaders serving in the French-speaking world maintain and renew their health and their passion for ministry. Specifically those serving in French-speaking Europe and elsewhere within the French-speaking world. We are quiet a secluded place in the mountainous countryside of Upper Provence, South-Eastern France. The nearest town is Sisteron.
    Location: Sisteron, Upper Provence, France
  • Global Connections 'Member Care & TCK' Forum

    For staff of Global Connections member agencies, service agencies, churches, schools, parents and ex-mission partners who are concerned with the welfare of Third Culture Kids (TCKs) there is the Member Care and TCK Forum. The forum's main focus is to help and encourage the support, care, education and training of TCKs.
    Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • Global Member Care Network

    The Global Member Care Network (GMCN) exists to resource, equip and connect internationally all Christian practitioners of member care at any level. It is a professional community in which mutual learning, training and sharing can take place. It is committed to developing the member care profession by setting high standards, advancing the kingdom of God and glorifying His name.
  • Godspeed Resources Connection

    GRC is a faith-based organization offering help to intercultural workers who are hampered by emotional, situational, or physical stresses. The goal of GRC is to address these stressors, so that workers are enabled to fulfill their calling. Through our office in Columbia, SC we offer help in finding housing; referrals to professionals; fellowship groups; re-entry retreats for TCKs; debriefing; and respite care (nearby). We have counselors on staff in Columbia, SC and Namibia.
    Location: Columbia, SC, United States
  • HealthLink360

    HealthLink360 is a clinic situated 8 miles from Edinburgh. We specialise in healthcare for mission and humanitarian workers and their agencies, offering psychological and medical support. Services are also available to church leaders and individuals.
    Tel: 0131 653 6767
    Location: Carberry, Musselburgh
  • Heilbronn MemberCare Center

    In our interdisciplinary center we combine the following eight areas:

    Intercultural competence
    Psychological therapy
    Membercare experience
    Mediation and skills of conflict management
    Counseling and supervision abilities
    Spiritual and theological resources
    Organizational development consulting
    Coaching of CEOs, leaders and teams
    Tel: ++49 177 3644 150
    Location: Germany
  • Hong Kong - Bethany

    Bethany is a member care organisation for Christians and their families serving the Lord. Committed to providing rest, encouragement and restoration through appropriate physical, emotional, spiritual and counselling care.
    Tel: +852 2981 7114 (HONG KONG)
    Location: Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
  • Hope Consultants International

    HCI is engaged in the following types of work: cross-cultural consulting, team building and conflict resolution, personal and leadership development, strategic planning and crisis management, reflective practice and logistical support. Based in Surrey.
    Location: Sutton, Surrey
  • InToMission

    At InToMission, we guide, coach and train people who, based on God's calling, want to make a difference in the lives of people worldwide. We offer them independent cross-cultural guidance during their preparation, deployment and return.
    Tel: +31 6 20 57 01 80
    Location: Netherlands
  • InTransit

    InTransit wants to contribute to building the Kingdom of God through its existence. We do this by providing psychological and medical guidance to sending organisations, (future) missionaries and development workers and their families based on our professionalism.
    InTransit offers the following services:
    Medical advice and consultation
    Guidance of (adult) Mission Kids/Third Culture Kids
    Tel: +31 33 46 25 651
    Location: Netherlands
  • Joel & Krista McCutcheon, Biblical Counsellors, Costa Rica

    Since 2018-19, Joel and Krista have been partnering with OIC (Overseas Instruction In Counseling) teaching counseling throughout Central America. They provide biblical counseling and debriefing to those in need, focusing especially on families in full-time international ministry. Through a partnership with Overseas Instruction in Counseling (OIC), they provide biblical counseling training for pastors, missionaries and leaders around the globe as they respond to needs in their local churches.
  • Kenya - Mwamba Christian Conservation Centre, Watamu

    Set aside time to seek Him, to find rest and to worship in our beautiful beachfront centre on the Indian Ocean. Accommodating up to 16 people you can also get involved in the workings of our Christian Conservation Charity - preserving creation!
    Tel: 0202335865
    Location: Watamu, Kenya
  • La Posado Training and Care

    La Posada Training and Care ​is a place for global workers (cross-cultural workers, pastors, humanitarian aid workers, etc.) to rest, to restore, to recalibrate. A place to learn and develop and grow.
    Tel: +34.652.144.783
    Location: Spain
  • Le Rucher Ministries

    Le Rucher Ministries offers various Member Care services, including Debriefing (group retreats and individual) and training in Basic Debriefing and Crisis & Trauma Peer Response for member care providers, both at their centre in France and on the field.
    Tel: +33 450.28.03.81 (FRANCE)
    Location: Cessy, France
  • Life Impact, Aegean Oasis, Greece

    Set on southern coast of the Attica region, the Aegean Oasis offers a safe, quiet place for rest, solitude and hearing from God; located 10 minutes from the sea and surrounded by hillsides available for exploring.

    I provide hospitality and a listening ear, but also use spiritual direction, marriage communication skills, debrief counseling, Enneagram coaching and life coaching to help get unstuck or move forward, with full confidentiality.
  • Life Impact, Good Book Oasis, Slovakia

    Life Impact offers (globally located) hosted places of rest, retreat, and renewal (called Oases) for ministry leaders. Our guests have the option of utilizing coaching services when they visit an Oasis. So the Oasis can be a place of rest and refreshment to you and your family. And I would be glad to discuss Childrens’ Education or MK issues with you if you desire. I would also be able to coach you in an issue you want to process for perspective, resolution or new direction.
  • Living Well Centre, Cambodia

    The living well centre, opened in February 2014, seeks to provide a wide range of member care services for the expatriate community serving in Cambodia.
    Tel: +855 92 677 021
    Location: Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA, Cambodia
  • Making Disciples International

    Discipleship training and the care and encouragement of missionaries. Debriefing of missionaries. Online DISC service: Sharpening Your People Skills. Based in West Sussex.
    Tel: 01903 503299
    Location: Worthing, West Sussex
  • Member care Portugal

    The Member Care Portugal ministry is an initiative that aims to provide comprehensive care, reaching the spiritual, emotional and physical areas of the lives of Christian leaders, pastors, missionaries and their families.
    Tel: +351 964 667 213
    Location: Portugal
  • Missionary Care: Missions and Mental Health

    These web pages are put together by Ron and Bonnie Koteskey. Through New Hope, Ron and his wife, Bonnie, offer on-field help to independent missionaries, to missionaries whose agencies have no one designated for missionary care, and to missionaries who would prefer talking with someone outside their agencies. Their website also has many good materials for missionaries about pastoral issues including several ebooks that you can download.
    Location: Wilmore, Kentucky, United States
  • Missionary Health Institute, Canada

    Intentional care for missionaries. The work is not limited to a medical examination, a travel consultation, or a counselling session. Our expert psychologists, travel medicine specialists, and family doctors provide integrated care.
    Tel: (416) 446-0762
    Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • MTW Europe Member Care

    Links to Member Care resources.
  • Narramore Christian Foundation

    NCF is a US-based, non-profit Christian organization serving throughout the world and dedicated to preventing and solving problems of underserved, global, cross-cultural Kingdom servants through seminars, education, the world-wide web, and literature.
    Tel: +1 626 821 8400
    Location: Arcadia, CA, United States
  • Nephesh Care, Switzerland

    Ernst & Lisbeth Hunziker offer various membercare services to missionaries and mission agencies. They are both trained counsellors and can offer pastoral care, marriage counselling, debriefing, on-line counselling, coaching, mentoring, mediation and help in re-entry.
    Location: Frauenfeld, Switzerland
  • New Song Christian Counseling

    New Song Christian Counseling and Missionary Care is a three-fold ministry providing Christian Counseling, Missionary Care to equip the saints so they can fulfill their calling to the fullest and Spiritual Formation to bring transformation into the lives of believers.
    Location: Kalavasos, Cyprus
  • One Another Ministries

    Providing professional training, consulting, counseling, and resourcing for the development and care of Christian Mission organizations and their members. Based in Staffordshire.
    Tel: 01543 878656
    Location: Cannock, Staffs
  • Options Coaching

    Options Coaching network consists of a number of independent coaches. All are professionally trained coaches, many having years of experience within the mission/parachurch/church and Christian ministry sectors.
  • Penhurst Retreat Centre

    A small Retreat Centre with a BIG heart for mission and member care offering a warm welcome and many home comforts. We offer debriefing throughout the year, personal retreats and a variety of led retreats and workshops specifically for folk in mission.
    Tel: 01424 892088
    Location: nr Battle, East Sussex
  • Perspektivwechsel; Heilbronn area, Germany

    Astrid Scharnweber offers therapy, de-briefing and re-entry coaching and a range of counselling services, from her base in Germany
    Tel: 0177 3644 150
    Location: Germany
  • Pippa Rossiter, Christian Coaching

    Pippa is a qualified Christian professional life/leadership coach, and offers support to anyone facing complexity such as grief or transition. She is a former head teacher and often coaches in education settings and churches. Based in Dorset.
    Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Refresh International

    Refresh International offers debriefing for missionaries, aid workers, people in ministry and other cross-cultural workers. See our website for more information. Based in North Wales.
    Tel: 01492874699
    Location: Llandudno, Conwy
  • RESAM, France

    RESAM (Réseau de Soutien au Ministère = Ministry Support Network) is a relatively new initiative developed by the Swiss and French Evangelical Alliance. It is for workers serving in French-speaking Europe. Its purpose is to help missionaries and pastors access a variety of providers and resources such as retreat houses, centres for debriefing, counsellors, mediators, organisational consultants, etc.
    Location: France
  • Restored and Renewed Ministry, France & USA

    This Ministry is for you, the Missionary, Minister, wife, family or child. It is about you, the worker, and family, in the field. We are here to serve you and your needs, to support you mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It is our goal to give you some R&R from the battlefield. Our services include counseling, retreats, team building seminars, and Bible study.
    Tel: 501-658-6193(US)
    Location: France
  • Rev Dr Colin Lamb Counselling

    Colin has many years of experience in mission and missionary training with NTM and also as a Pastor. He offers counselling, supervision, and Member care of Pastors and Missionaries. He also offers a Diploma in Effective Biblical Counselling Course. Lincs.
    Tel: 01472 827242
    Location: Grimsby, Lincs
  • Sanctuary Inn, USA

    Sanctuary Inn is a place where God’s global workers can come aside for healing and refreshment. Located in the Mt. Hood community of Welches, Oregon - at Sanctuary Inn our prayer is that weary global workers can find rest, recovery and restoration so they can continue in their service in God’s kingdom around the world.
    Tel: (503) 564-8012
    Location: United States
  • SentWell

    Sent Well provides preventive and responsive care and resources for sending organizations, teams, and individuals. We are multidisciplinary, developmental and holistic in our practice. All services are available on site or at our Selah hub in Malaga, Spain; many available in both English and Spanish.
    Location: Spain
  • Shirley Sinclair

    Based in the North-East UK, Shirley is a psychotherapist, registered with the BACP and ACC, and a qualified clinical supervisor. Experienced in cross-cultural counselling and supervision, member care and debriefing.
    Tel: 07704 165675
    Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Smart Culture

    Smart Culture exists to help organisations achieve success through realising their people potential and liberating leadership to develop a team culture where every team member is heard, is valued and is more productive.
    Tel: 07791755990
  • Sue Pratt Life Coaching and Debriefing, Herts.

    Sue Pratt is a trained life coach, and has worked with Youth With A Mission for 30 years, overseas (Liberia, West Africa and Europe) and in the UK. Sue can help missionaries returning home to process transition, settle the past, and decide on next steps.
    Tel: 07960 011830
    Location: Redbourne, Hertfordshire
  • Syzygy

    Syzygy helps improve the support that mission workers receive by forging strategic alliances within the missions sector and working together with churches and sending agencies to provide key services that can prevent a critical failure of support.
    Tel: 07916 708538
    Location: Birmingham
  • Thailand - The Juniper Tree

    Since 1977, The Juniper Tree has been offering rest and refreshment for Christian workers in Asia, working in situations outside of their own culture. With two guesthouses in different locations within Thailand.
    Tel: +66 (0)53 140914
    Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • The Haven Missionary Care Centre, USA

    The Haven Missionary Care Center Guest House is situated in the small village of Eure in northeastern North Carolina. The property includes nearly 55 acres of farm and woodlands which is being developed for the purpose of ministry to missionaries. The Haven offers comfortable accommodation in a rural setting where Christian missionaries will find a haven of rest for the soul, refreshment for the body, and renewal for the spirit. To this end, we offer biblical counseling and debrief upon request.
    Tel: (252) 357-0863
    Location: United States
  • The Well, Thailand

    The Well is a Christian Member Care Center which promotes the well-being and effectiveness of Christian workers and organizations, as well as other Member Care providers in Chiang Mai and Asia.
    Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Walking In Their Shoes International (WITS)

    Our commitment is to provide care as a service to international Christian workers wherever they are in the world. This service is provided free to agencies and/or individuals and families. There are no charges for travel, services, or on-site expenses.
    Tel: +1 616 844 3360 (USA)
    Location: Grand Haven, MI, United States
  • WattsYourPathway

    WattsYourPathway uses debriefing and coaching to provide understanding and accompaniment to repatriates during their re-entry transition, enabling growth and confidence in themselves and what they have to offer.