Shalom Center

The Shalom Spiritual Life Center offers hospitality to all who strive for personal and spiritual growth.  We welcome individuals and groups of all Christian denominations who seek to foster a deeper relationship with God. 


  • To provide a facility for clergy and laity to find spiritual renewal.
  • To partner with congregations in supporting the spiritual life of their pastors.
  • To provide for spiritual growth and direction in the Wesleyan tradition.
  • To provide a place where the stress and distractions of the world can be left behind.
  • To nurture a shared community of believers.
  • To provide a tangible expression of the commitment to spiritual growth held by the Missouri Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.


The center is located on 30 acres of land at 2235 S. Highway O, west of Columbia, Missouri.  It is easily accessible from I-70 South at exit 121 (UU) or exit 117 (O). 


  • wheelchair accessible
  • fully furnished doublewide modular unit
  • large meeting space
  • library/chapel
  • two bedrooms, with two twin beds in each room
  • two full baths, one with a step-in shower
  • kitchen facilities include: tableware, dishes for 8, coffee, tea, and condiments
  • food should be brought in as needed by participants
  • persons using the facility will be responsible for kitchen clean-up

For reservations, contact...

Mary Jean Leeper
10203 W. Route O
Rocheport, MO 65279
Phone 573-445-6569
Website: Shalom Center