Moravian Church in North America

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Moravian Church in North America
North: Bethlehem, Pa.
South: Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Mid-states Camping offers faith and fun

The camping ministry in the Mid-states—for Moravian congregations in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois—is unique from all the other Moravian camps in that each one is held at a different location. The goal of MSYMC is to ensure that the youth and young adults of the Mid-States Moravian churches (which include Ohio, lower Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois) are able to participate in interchurch activities and further their relationships with Christ. We strive to provide appropriate, safe and challenging programs for participants of all ages.

We have two sites for our younger campers. Illiana is held at Bedford Christian Camp in Bedford, Ind., centrally located for the two churches that attend: Hope (Ind.) and West Salem (Ill.) The other young camp is Camp Bethany, near Lakeville, Ohio for campers from the Ohio and Michigan churches.

Tar Hollow, our longest running camp, is for grade 7 through post high youth held at Tar Hollow State Park in Laurelville, OH. This camp is for youth from the four mid-states states.

More information about this year’s camps, along with registration materials, are available at midstatesmoraviancamps.webs.com.

 

2016 MID-STATES CAMPING

Camp Illiana (2nd–6th Grade)
July 25–29 in Bedford, Ind.
Camp Director: Kris Haswinkle

Camp Bethany (3rd-6th Grade)
August 1–5 at Camp Bethany, Ohio
Camp Director: Scott Minor

Tar Hollow Camp (7th Grade – age 21)
July 17–23 at Tar Hollow State Park, Ohio
Camp Director: Jo Keller

 

From the June 2016 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

08/18/2018

Saturday, August 18 — Psalm 101
Judges 1:17–2:23; Luke 18:18–30

Far be it from us that we should forsake the Lord. Joshua 24:16

Keep your roots deep in Christ Jesus, build your lives on him, and become stronger in your faith, as you were taught. And be filled with thanksgiving. Colossians 2:7 (GNT)

Father, as we learn more about your marvelous works in our daily lives, we grow in deeper relationship with you. We are grateful you give us many opportunities to grow closer to you every day. Amen.

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