The First Good Friday

by Stacie Hoppman on April 3,2015 in Growing Faith with No Comments

The First Good Friday

Here in the United States, we call this day Good Friday. In Germany, it is known as Karfreitag or “Sorrowful Friday.” Christians living in Eastern countries refer to it as “Holy Friday.” Whatever you call it, today is the day set aside to remember the death of Jesus on the cross. Jesus’ disciples probably would... read more

Love Weeps

by Stacie Hoppman on February 14,2014 in Camp Talk Growing Faith with No Comments

Love Weeps

Today is Valentine’s Day. The stores have been full of chocolate, pink and red hearts, little stuffed bears with pillows that say “Be mine,” and shiny jeweled lockets for weeks. It’s the holiday dedicated to celebrating love and the ones we love. Recently, we found a video featuring author Brene Brown. She returned to the... read more


by admin on July 2,2013 in Growing Faith Sites and Activities with 1 Comment


One of the unique things about Camp Wyoming is our special Christwalk service.  At the end of every week, campers set out on a journey where they meet characters from the Bible who have had an encounter with Jesus.  These characters are performed by staff members who have read about and researched a specific person... read more

Is There a Place for Me?

by admin on March 25,2013 in Camp Talk Growing Faith with No Comments

Blogger Jan Edminston wrote recently about the idea of hospitality within the Church.  (Read her blog here  We say we want relationship building and community, she says, but do we actually live like it?  She asks the Church the question: Is there are place for me? At Camp Wyoming, part of our vision envelops... read more

The Lenten Season

by admin on February 19,2013 in Camp Talk Growing Faith with 1 Comment

Tomorrow will mark the end of the first week of Lent.  Lent began on Ash Wednesday, February 13, and will end Saturday, March 30, Easter Eve.  Traditionally, Lent has been a time of preparation for Christians—a time to pray, to repent, and to refocus—as the Easter season draws near.  It is meant to reflect the... read more