United Church Camps provide . . .         A church without walls,     surrounded by the transforming        wonder of God’...
An invitation to questioneverything from the everyday     to the mysterious
Opportunities to gain personal  meaning through discovering,naming, claiming, and celebrating our God-given gifts and tale...
Time to stretch ourimaginationsand grow our  creativity
Occasions to build   wholesomerelationships andengage in acts ofmercy and justice
Holistic ministry that combines thebody, mind, and spirit, including faith       formation programming
Safe and focused time in inclusive and welcoming communities that points    toward something larger than         individua...
Opportunities to wonder and deepenour awareness of the environment and respect for nature, connecting to the      beauty o...
Faith-filled, life-giving models andmentors for young people to follow
An experience of ‘Sabbath’ as we   step away from demandingschedules and allow the Spirit to      work more effectively
A safe place for children of allreligious or non-religious backgrounds           to learn about God
Leadership developmentopportunities for both staff and           campers
Supportivecommunities thatidentify and work on needs easily  hidden in thehome community
A vision of Christian community for the camper to pursue at home - learning  how to become a part of a healthy    communit...
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Use with the Camping Sunday Service for 2012 (see list of what camping provides, in the sermon)

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UCC Camping Provides

  1. 1. United Church Camps provide . . . A church without walls, surrounded by the transforming wonder of God’s creation
  2. 2. An invitation to questioneverything from the everyday to the mysterious
  3. 3. Opportunities to gain personal meaning through discovering,naming, claiming, and celebrating our God-given gifts and talents
  4. 4. Time to stretch ourimaginationsand grow our creativity
  5. 5. Occasions to build wholesomerelationships andengage in acts ofmercy and justice
  6. 6. Holistic ministry that combines thebody, mind, and spirit, including faith formation programming
  7. 7. Safe and focused time in inclusive and welcoming communities that points toward something larger than individual concerns
  8. 8. Opportunities to wonder and deepenour awareness of the environment and respect for nature, connecting to the beauty of God’s creation
  9. 9. Faith-filled, life-giving models andmentors for young people to follow
  10. 10. An experience of ‘Sabbath’ as we step away from demandingschedules and allow the Spirit to work more effectively
  11. 11. A safe place for children of allreligious or non-religious backgrounds to learn about God
  12. 12. Leadership developmentopportunities for both staff and campers
  13. 13. Supportivecommunities thatidentify and work on needs easily hidden in thehome community
  14. 14. A vision of Christian community for the camper to pursue at home - learning how to become a part of a healthy community in their local church

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