How one family’s pain became a source of help for the hurting.

Our Mission.

Striving to bear one another’s burdens, Pastors’ Hope Network provides loving, comprehensive support for displaced or terminated pastors as they seek God’s healing and direction.

Our Vision.

A collaborative network of churches, nonprofits, businesses, and counseling services that provides comprehensive support for displaced or terminated pastors and their families.

Watch: The Harrison family’s journey from hurting to healing.

Meet our Founder & Executive Director

Deanna Harrison has served as Executive Director of Pastors’ Hope Network since its inception. She and her husband, Scott, have been in ministry for 40 years and are survivors of forced termination. Deanna holds a BA in Communications/Journalism, an MA in English, and for over 35 years has written Bible study curriculum, blogs and numerous articles for clergy couples seeking to grow in ministry. Deanna also wrote the devotional book My Ducks Are Really Swans published by Broadman Press and Moving On, Surviving the Grief of Forced Termination. Deanna and Scott have been married since 1978 and have two grown children and three delightful grandchildren.

Partner Organizations

Advisory Board

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Marilyn Abegg-Glass

  • Philanthropic Counsel
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Dr. David Dykes

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Nancy Lamar

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Fred Smith

Board of Directors

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Chad Barnes

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Keely Burks, M.A., LPC

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Tim Connor

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Kay Latta

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Nate Murray

  • Bay City Campus Pastor, Hopevale Church, Great Lakes Bay Region, Michigan
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Eric Willis

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Ivette Zavarce