Tag: David Berkey
What’s feeding your soul?
Rev. David Berkey of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping calls us to respond to the isolation and despair caused by recent news by accessing the gifts and power of the… Continue Reading What’s feeding your soul?
Powered by awe
Experiencing awe transforms your life, says Rev. David Berkey, and one way many people find it is by spending time at a Michigan camp or retreat center.
Summer mission interns make big splash
Five conference mission interns served this summer at United Methodist-affiliated camps as a way to explore potential mission and ministry careers.
Three great gifts of Christian camping
The Rev. David Berkey, Executive Director of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping, talks about the powerful spiritual gifts of camping.
Flashlight Report of 2021 MI camping
Michigan Area UM Camping reports on the 2021 season and looks ahead to outdoor ministries at Wesley Woods, Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron in the coming year year.
Feedback needed on MI camp facilities
Updates are being considered on the facilities and amenities at Michigan’s three United Methodist camps in Pentwater, Dowling, and Burtchville. User feedback is being sought.
A camp remembered as ‘a deciding place’
Life-changing decisions have been made at Crystal Springs for 160 years. Now, as the Pokagon Band develops the site, the Creator remains present, sharing “lessons in every leaf and rock.”
Crystal Springs decommissioning set
Michigan Area United Methodist Camping has sold the Crystal Springs property to the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. Ceremonies will be held on September 12, 2-4 pm. Be present for this… Continue Reading Crystal Springs decommissioning set
State of the Michigan Conference
On Friday, June 4, members of the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference heard reports about benefits, finances, strategic plans, lay empowerment, trustee matters, and camp operations.
Camps offer early bird savings
The three United Methodist camps in Michigan invite children, youth, and adults to summer adventures in faith, fun, and friendship.