MYLA – Multicultural Youth Leadership Academy

Living Water Ministries is proud to announce MYLA (Multicultural Youth Leadership Academy)! MYLA is a program provided by our new ministry partners Rescue, Release, Restore and Shekinah Chapel (ELCA). MYLA will occur August 5-12, 2016 at Stony Lake MYLA offers young men and ladies in high school (ages 13-16) a safe space where they will be developed and refined as leaders for a multicultural world. Campers from multiple cultural backgrounds will form community with one another, experience the richness of each cultures’ heritage, and develop together as leaders. Participants should already exhibit leadership qualities and will be selected from Continue Reading →

Living Water – A Benefit Event for the #FlintWaterCrisis

Regardless of the politics of the Flint water crisis, what we know to be fact is that many are without usable water. As disciples, what we also know to be fact is that Christ calls us to assist in times of need such as this. Christ calls us to action! While we can’t personally repair the corroded water infrastructure in Flint, Michigan we can be part of alleviating the burden until these repairs have been made. We can be part of what it means to love our neighbor by being a source of water and financial assistance to the lives Continue Reading →

All of God’s Children

“I will remember everybody and how they have changed me and my life. And I will remember how God has always helped people in different ways.” -Ruby (2015 Camper) I have a dream that an additional 150 campers will be able to attend camp in 2016 at no cost to them! Ruby says it all. Experiencing Christ through a week of camp is truly life changing and we want to make it available to as many of God’s children as possible in 2016! Others also share this dream to make camp accessible to all. Two individuals who value the impact Continue Reading →

Natasha Miller at the 2015 Michigan Gathering!

Natasha T. Miller is a performance poet, author, activist, and film producer, and three-time women of the world poetry slam top five finalist. During the 2015 ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit, Natasha performed from the main stage. In July of 2012 Natasha was one of twelve performing artist selected out of hundreds to become a Detroit Kresge artist fellow and 25k grant recipient. She has been apart of many national slam teams, starred in a national sprite commercial, and in 2011 started her own publishing company. Natasha believes her purpose is to be an agent for change and forgiveness, and Continue Reading →