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

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