Your Child Has Gifts to Share…

Q: How can a week of summer camp help develop leadership in your child? A: By creating environments designed to draw out each child’s gifts. During a week of camp your child has the opportunity to learn about who they are as a child of God, explore their gifts, and be given opportunities to be a leader. These opportunities to lead are presented in a variety of ways both large and small. Most overtly, leadership tends to develop around our challenge course initiatives as teams work together to overcome obstacles through problem solving as a group. Refining the ability to Continue Reading →

Kingdom: Detroit

Your Group’s Detroit Experience for the ELCA Youth Gathering in 2015 Detroit has a long history regarding racial justice. From serving as a staging point for liberated slaves on their way to Canada, to the present day work of local artists lifting up racial justice issues in their public installations there is much to learn about Detroit’s racial justice legacy. The Kingdom of God is revealed in the work of racial equity. Living Water Ministries is inviting groups to make an experience that exposes them to Detroit’s culture and history while discussing these important issues a part of their 2015 Continue Reading →

Registration is Open!

Our Pledge to You Sending your child away for a week of camp can bring some anxiety for parents. It’s a lot of trust to place in people you haven’t met before to care for the well-being of your child. As a parent who sends his child to camp, I understand that you have concerns about things like what to pack, dietary restrictions, medications needing to be administered, social dynamics with other children, etc. and that you simply want the best for your child. Living Water Ministries wants the best for your child too. Our planning, training, and implementation of Continue Reading →

It’s About Jesus

The world we live in is a fast paced place filled with lots of distractions and competition for our time. At Living Water Ministries, we believe that taking intentional time out to explore and deepen faith is essential to living a well-rounded life. Through the programs we offer we aim to deliver experiences that teach your child about Jesus Christ through the loving, supportive communities we form. It’s through these communities that we see Christ revealed in our fellow campers and within ourselves! Our programs are rooted in an authentic experience that creates safe space to explore our faith, and Continue Reading →

Meet Our New Program Innovator

Nicole McCarthy has accepted the position of Program Innovator with Living Water Ministries. She will begin in this role February 16th, 2015 and serve full time in this capacity. In this role, Nicole will be responsible for creating, innovating, implementing, and managing all programming provided by Living Water Ministries. Nicole will hire, train, and supervise seasonal staff while managing summer operations at Stony Lake. In addition, Nicole will also manage The Gathering, an annual event that takes place December 27-30 for high school aged youth and young adult (age 18-25) participants. As Living Water Ministries navigates new avenues for ministry, Continue Reading →