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.
To: Executive Director of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping. This appointment began October 18, 2020.
Starting October 18, 2020, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping will have a new leader. Meet the Rev. David Berkey, the state’s new Executive Director, moving east from the Cal-Pac Conference
“The report of camping is at the heart of everyone,” said trustee chair Jim LeBaron after a new program approach was shared during the 2020 Corporate Session of The Michigan Annual Conference.
United Methodist Camping has been changing lives in the state of Michigan for decades. A new Executive Director is sought, who will provide leadership for the next years of ministry.
Joel Wortley led Michigan United Methodist Camping during a time of transition. Now the search begins for an Executive Director.
Does camping change lives? Yes, you bet! Hear comments from some of the 1,100 campers who spent summer weeks together at one of the five great United Methodist camp and retreat centers in Michigan.
Two camp sites, Crystal Springs and Myers Lake, are being offered for sale by the Michigan Area United Methodist Camping Board. Capital from the sale will further long-range plans for camping.
Four sites will not open in 2019. Bishop David Bard pens a letter of encouragement and hope to those considering a summer-time experience at a United Methodist Campground in Michigan.
Her experience of Lake Michigan Camp began in the 1980s. Part of the Jackson First UMC Family group since 2007, she looks forward to another summer.