Bishop Ward gives thanks for all the ways we are engaging children in ministry – VBS, summer reading programs, music programs, and camps.
Bishop Ward shares about her experience at Summer Breakaway and the importance of our young people.
In this video, Bishop Ward encourages us to consider children and young people who we might invite to consider a camping experience.
Every day, our United Methodist Camps – Chestnut Ridge, Don Lee and Rockfish – are transforming lives with the love of God. At camp, people of all ages discover new friends, accomplish new goals, grow in Christ, and experience the wonder that nature offers. Unplugged from the constant buzz of computers, television, video games, and cell phones, people… Continue Reading→
Remember that Sunday, Feb. 28 is Camp Sunday. Make plans to celebrate by having a camper, staff member or someone who has experienced camp speak to the congregation for 1-2 minutes during the worship services. Bulletin inserts can be found on the camping ministries website www.ncumcamps.org. If churches want a representative from one of the… Continue Reading→
“Feasting with God: A Peace with Justice Retreat” will be held at Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center in Efland, Sept. 26- 27. Participants will explore what it might mean to eat in a manner pleasing to God. Weekend activities include shopping for, cooking, and preserving fresh, local foods with the help of local chefs;… Continue Reading→