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October 10, 2014

Give to the Legacy of Leadership Fund

As a camp and retreat leader, you play a pivotal part in providing genuine Christian hospitality and community. Thank you […]

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Legacy of Leadership Fund
May 13, 2014

The Camp and Retreat Leader Network

The Camp and Retreat Leader Network (CRLN) is one of the primary communication avenues for UM Camp and Retreat Leaders. […]

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Networking & Links
June 2, 2014

7 Foundations of Camp & Retreat Ministry

The 7 Foundations of Camp and Retreat Ministry began with a prayerful discernment centered on two specific questions.  […]

Faith Formation & Programming
January 26, 2015

National UM Camp and Retreat Leaders Gathering and Training

Dates: January 26-30, 2015 Location: Epworth By the Sea Conference Center, St. Simons Island, Georgia  

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Upcoming Training Events
May 9, 2014

How to Volunteer

Volunteer opportunities abound – assist with building and facility enhancement, serving as a program leader or summer camp counselor, sharing […]

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How to Volunteer
September 7, 2006

What is Camp/Retreat Ministry Certification?

Camp/retreat ministry certification seeks to enhance the depth of knowledge and effectiveness of leaders serving in religiously affiliated ministries […]

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Training Events & Certification
May 5, 2016

Intergenerational Camp and Retreat Ministry

This interactive webinar focuses on building camp and retreat ministry models that create, support, and nurture intergenerational relationships.

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Webinars
March 17, 2016

Confirmation at Pulaski Heights UMC (Romans 12, Issue 273)

By Kevin Witt

How might an enhanced confirmation experience strengthen the discipling process of your congregation? Confirmation marks an important rite of passage […]

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Consistent Concern for Inviting People to Christ
February 12, 2016

Recommendations for Hiring Camp & Retreat Ministry Staff

Staff people leading specialized experiential learning and faith formation ministries full time or as a dimension of their leadership need […]

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Local Church
February 2, 2016

Tuesday Tea with Melanie – The Power of Camp in Children’s Faith Formation with Kevin Witt

How does ministry collaboration impact how our children grow in faith? How can children’s ministry leaders and other […]

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Webinars
November 5, 2015

Camp & Retreat: Designing Annual Fund Campaigns (November 2015)

The annual fund is much more than just a supplemental fund campaign. It is a coordinated, concentrated effort to […]

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Camp & Retreat Ministry Resources
October 29, 2015

Forming Faith While Going Out (Romans 12, Issue 253)

By Kevin Witt

How could combining faith formation with active service deepen and expand the discipling system of your congregation?

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Growing Faith
October 22, 2015

Safe Sanctuaries Camp & Retreat Guidelines

Download this PDF of Safe Sanctuaries policy recommendations for Camp & Retreat settings. (updated Oct 2015)

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Camp & Retreat Ministry Resources
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