Brian Frick is the Associate for Camp and Conferences Ministries with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He has been involved in camp and conference ministry since high school. For the past ten years, Brian has served as program director of Johnsonburg Center in New Jersey, Westminster Woods in California, and Heartland Center in Missouri.
Camp and conference ministry compliments and partners with other ministry aspects of our church to foster faith development and reflection. As our communities and our church changes, our ministries need to grow and adapt with creative and emergent programming and leadership to meet new realities.
These blogs entries, though varied, are intended to spur thought and conversation around the opportunities and challenges before us.
Camp sure brings out the adventure! Nothing like a week or more of supervised freedom to get into some good, safe "mischief." Enjoy these letters and as you read them, please think about all the campers across the country this week and lift their experience up in your prayers.
Get involved in the effort to end violence against women. Find out how to get connected and informed about how together, we can make a difference.
Coming "home" is as important a right of passage as being sent. When our youth get "sent" out into the world, where are they coming "home" to? This edition features 3 young adults who are coming 'home' to Stony Point after a transformative experience.
If you have not already purchased or developed your camp curriculum for 2013 - get it now at Chalice Press! InsideOut - All Things New! Developed to be theologically impactful and appropriate for Presbyterians.
Check out the new resources you can adapt to programs for Earth Day or even for summer camp use.