THE REHOBOTH HOUSE offers an oasis of hope, healing and transformation. It is a place to heal from past hurts and obtain a greater sense of peace and a clearer vision of the purpose and plan of the Lord for your life. The Rehoboth House is an initiative of ARISE Urban Ministries. The ministry was founded by Sheila Wise Rowe its current Executive Director. Though the REHOBOTH HOUSE Sheila, her husband Nick and their team have offered individual, couples, groups sessions, conferences, retreats and writing over the years the Lord has transformed the lives of thousands of people, churches, and organizations in the USA, Paris, France and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sheila holds a Masters degree in Counseling and has over twenty-five years experience as an anointed Christian counselor, life coach, teacher, writer, and speaker. Sheila is a member of the Redbud Writers Guild and has written essays for The Redbud Post, The Mudroom and READY publication. Sheila has an essay in The Wonder Year: 40 Women Over 40 on Aging, Faith, Beauty and Strength an anthology edited by Leslie Leyland Fields. Sheila has written a new book about healing from racial trauma to be released by InterVarsity Press (IVP) in 2019.
Dr. Nicholas Rowe holds a PhD in history, has taught in universities across the globe and currently is a college Dean and Professor. Nick is passionate about healing, writing and also ethnic and racial reconciliation. He co-authored with Sheila the book; THE WELL of LIFE: Heal Your Pain, Satisfy Your Thirst, Live Your Purpose.
Nick and Sheila created The Cyrene Movement an online community for people of color to heal from racial trauma, realize their potential and embrace community. You can read more about Nick and the Rehoboth House efforts in Reconciliation on the above menu.
Vision New England: The GO Conference
Christ The Redeemer Church
Bethel AME Church
Greater Boston Vineyard
Cambridge Community Fellowship Church
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
Eastern Nazarene College
William James College
The Boston Project
Kingdom Empowerment Center
Boston Praise Radio: Mental Health in the City
Every Nation Church Rosebank
Soweto Vineyard Church
Malibongwe, Mother and Child Haven
Rebecca’s Well Projects
World Vision Southern Africa
Africa Peace Institute
St. Michael’s Church, Paris
Regional Peace Network
” Your ability to teach, share your story and also empathize with others has not only blessed me, it has demonstrated the Father’s kingdom in a new way” (Christine, Ireland)
“Thank you for speaking truth into my life and just being there to listen. I praise God for you. The Lord has used you and the rest of the group to minister to me and to help me grow.” (Elizabeth, USA)
“Every one of you has enriched us with your unique blend of gifting. Thank you for your prophetic voice over our team and over our nation."
( Reconciliation Conference S. Africa)
We are committed to serving the community and we don't want finances to prevent people from accessing our services. But we need your prayer and financial support to help underwrite the cost of counseling, coaching, The Well of Life groups and retreat services for folks with limited means. Your generous donation to ARISE/The Rehoboth House is tax-deductible.