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Each week we took the opportunity to interview our campers about their camp experience. In this issue of our newsletter we highlight a number of the responses and an awesome story of how one camper developed a special bond while serving in the local community. There’s also other news included about the Michigan Gathering, summer statistics, and some public forums we’ll be doing to get your input about how we press forward with our mission and vision. Stories include: Leadership Development 2015 Summer Statistics Youth Workers Retreat What Will You Remember? How Can You Change the World? Public Forums A Continue Reading →
When: September 10-12, 2015 Where: Living Water Ministries at Stony Lake – 7898 W. Stony Lake Rd. • New Era, MI 49446 Cost: $60.00 per person Meals: We’ll provide steaks for grilling on Thursday night, and continental breakfast items (cereal, granola bars, melon, etc). For lunch and dinner on Friday we’ll visit local fair including Country Dairy and The Brown Bear (registration rate does not cover food purchased at local establishments). Description: Join other youth workers (paid and volunteer) for two nights of small group devotions, networking, relaxation, resource sharing and fun at Stony Lake! Molly Beck Dean, Director of Continue Reading →
In May of 2015, ownership of the property at Michi-Lu-Ca transferred from Living Water Ministries to the J.A. Woollam Foundation. As the J.A. Woollam Foundation begins their journey of conservancy and preservation of this beautiful property, they have offered the letter below as an update to all those interested, concerned, and impacted by this transition. Dear former Michi-Lu-Ca Users/Lovers/Patrons: Michi-Lu-Ca Camp has recently changed ownership from Living Water Ministries to J. A. Woollam Foundation. We understand that this change has been difficult for many people who loved the camp for many years and its various activities. The good news is Continue Reading →
It was recently brought to my attention that there was some confusion amidst congregational leaders (and perhaps others) about our Bridge Builders program. As I understood the feedback I received, the name “Bridge Builders” didn’t imply leadership development and as a result there was an assumption that previously named programs “Leadership Training School” and “Advanced Leadership Training School” were no longer available…that leaders were no longer being developed through an intentional week of camp. This assumption is not accurate. What was “Leadership Training School” and “Advanced Leadership Training School” has evolved significantly into what we now call “Bridge Builders”. That Continue Reading →