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What if all the world were like summer camp?

by Stacie Hoppman on August 17,2017 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

What if all the world were like summer camp?

It’s Sunday afternoon and there is an almost palatable energy that hovers over the meadow, fills the dining hall, and flows through the cabins. A parade of cars snakes its way down the gravel road to the heart of camp. Campers tumble out of vans and cars and SUVs, nervous, excited, and very uncertain about... read more

A Season of Thanksgiving

by Stacie Hoppman on November 16,2016 in Camp Talk Growing Faith with No Comments

A Season of Thanksgiving

We have had such a wonderful year here at Camp Wyoming, and it seems fitting as we draw into a season of Thanksgiving to reflect and give thanks for some of the many ways we have been blessed. First, we are thankful for our beautiful site and the chance to provide a sacred space for... read more

The Way We Worship

by Stacie Hoppman on October 12,2016 in Growing Faith with No Comments

The Way We Worship

This summer, our campers had the chance to explore the Church and why God chose to create this community of people. One of the chief purposes of the Church, we learned, was to worship God. Of course, worship can look very different to different people. Our older youth used Gary Thomas’s 9 Sacred Pathways to... read more

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

by Stacie Hoppman on September 13,2016 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The TV show Cheers might only exist in re-runs today, but its famous theme song still rings true. “Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got. Taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot. Wouldn’t you like to get away? Sometimes you want to go Where everybody knows... read more

We, The Church

by Stacie Hoppman on August 16,2016 in Camp Talk Growing Faith Summer Camp with No Comments

We, The Church

Summer camp has sadly come to a close. In a week or two, everyone will be back to school, back to sports and music and dance and all of the regularly scheduled activities that come with the school year. The excitement and anticipation of summer is past, and it is now a time of transition-of... read more