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September 9, 2016

Find a Camp/Retreat Center

Use this map to find a United Methodist camp or retreat center. With locations all over the country, you […]

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Find a Camp or Retreat Center
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
September 9, 2016

Find a Camp/Retreat Center

Use this map to find a United Methodist camp or retreat center. With locations all over the country, you […]

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Find a Camp or Retreat Center
May 12, 2014

The Four Areas of Focus of the Denomination

The Four Areas of Focus express the vision and yearnings of the people of The United Methodist Church. 

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Strategic Visioning, Discernment & Consultations
May 9, 2014

The Association of UM Camp and Retreat Ministries (UMCRM)

The United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries Association (UMCRM) is a membership organization open to all who share our mission: […]

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Networking & Links
June 29, 2012

Top Five Reasons to Read Henri Nouwen’s “A Spirituality of Fundraising”

By M. Scott Gilpin

"When we approach fundraising in a spirit of gratitude, our confidence in our mission does not depend on how the […]

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Donor Relations & Fund Development
October 22, 2010

Worship with a Community of Faith

When we become Christians, we become part of a community established by God and Jesus. Church means the assembly or […]

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The Practice of Spiritual Leadership
October 18, 2010

Affording the Ministry

A professional strategic document written for Camp and Retreat Leaders and Conference Leadership responsible for decisions related to the long-term […]

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Camp Retreat Center and Conference Ministries
November 10, 2009

Donate to the Legacy of Leadership Fund

Your generous gifts to the Legacy of Leadership Endowment Fund support United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministries today and long […]

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Legacy of Leadership Fund
October 30, 2009

The Retreat Leader’s Manual: A Complete Guide to Organizing Meaningful Christian Retreats

Ferguson and Witt have written a practical guide covering the nuts and bolts of planning the budget, picking a site […]

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Faith Formation & Programming
July 13, 2009

Answer

I was nurtured by Christian parents. As I grew up, I had a passion to serve God and to maintain […]

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Devotions
November 14, 2006

Introduction

I wrote this resource as a way to thank you and to encourage you. Camp and retreat experiences have profoundly […]

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The Practice of Spiritual Leadership
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