Small Groups for Pastors, Pastoral Couples, Ministry Wives and Women in Ministry Leadership

Do you ever feel isolated or lonely? Would you like to have deeper authentic relationships with others in similar church leadership roles? Perhaps you and your spouse would like to develop some deep friendships with other pastoral couples? Do you long for a deeper connection with God in community with other leaders? One of Thrive’s small groups may be just what you are looking for.

Soul Focus

Soul Focus

Join other pastors and ministry leaders as you cultivate a
deeper walk with God, develop and practice the principles
of soul care, and build authentic community.

Each half day retreat will include breakfast (in-person sessions only)*, teaching, prayer, silence and solitude for listening, personal reflection, and small group interaction. Between scheduled retreats group members are encouraged to set aside time with each other to grow friendships, share their journey with God and support one another in the challenges they face. Thrive Ministries will facilitate these ‘in between’ gatherings.

Remaining 2022 Dates:  Join us in person November 24, 8am-Noon.  

Please RSVP to   See our Events page for more information.

Cost:  Soul Focus in-person cost is currently $40 per personOnline format the cost is $20 per person.
Can’t afford the cost?  We encourage you join us and contribute what you can generously afford.  
Payment  can be made by cheque payable to Thrive Ministries or e-transfer to .
Mail cheques to: Thrive Ministries, PO Box 28013, Lakeport, St. Catharines, Ont. L2N 7P8

Interested in a Soul Focus group for ministry couples? Let us know

*Breakfast is not included in online retreats

Date Nights

Date Nights


2022 DATE NIGHTS  We have ‘paused’ Date Nights for the 2022 year in order to focus on individual time with pastoral couples.  Would you like to meet with a Thrive Ministry couple for prayer and encouragement?  Contact us via email


Ministry Wives Group

Ministry Wives Group

Married to a pastor or ministry leader? Please join us for a casual evening of dialogue, prayer and refreshments where you will have an opportunity to spend some time with other ladies who fill the unique role of being married to a ministry leader.

Please contact us for location and to let us know that you are coming by emailing

Pastors Day Feb 9-2023

Do you at times long to return to simple faith in your personal walk with the Lord? 

Please join us as we explore how to

Rediscover the JOY of SIMPLE FAITH