Being a pastor isn't easy. It can be a challenging and
exhausting role. However people often don't realize that being a pastor's wife isn't easy either!
family responsibilities to your husband and your children, many
clergy wives also spend time volunteering in the church
and/or working outside the home. In addition, the church and community
can place unrealistic expectations on you and your family. Sometimes
the responsibility of being a pastor's wife can overshadow
the joys of serving alongside your husband.
The difficulty is that
many pastors' wives have few close friends to confide in or share their struggles with. Due to fears about confidentiality,
many wives feel they can't voice their everyday concerns
or frustrations with others.
website is a home and refuge for
you – a place for you to get re-inspired,
comforted and strengthened. We want you to know
that you aren't alone.
Allow us to help
you rejuvenate with a renewed passion
for being the helpmeet of a husband in full-time
Soak up the words of people who have lived the ministry life. These articles will inspire and encourage you:
Article archive for the Pastor's Wife
Article archive for the Pastor
Article archive for the Woman Pastor
*Are you a pastor’s wife interested
in submitting an article (maximum 500 words) to
be posted on this website? We’d love to hear
from you! Articles should cover issues
that you have dealt with as a woman, mom and pastor’s
wife. Whatever your writing experience, your testimony of how God has walked with
you will encourage other pastors' wives!
Email [email protected] for more information.
Our toll-free help line connects you with Master's level, professionally trained Christian counsellors – free for pastors, their spouses and children! Whether you want a listening ear, someone to pray with, resource suggestions or confidential counselling, we are here for you. Please call us: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PT).
For more information on the Clergy line, see our FAQ's page.
note that our focus is toward wives
whose husbands are in ministry. We acknowledge
that there are some husbands whose wives serve
as pastors. However, because the great majority
of pastors are men, this page is geared