By Fel Cao, California-Nevada Conference Director of Camping and Retreat Ministries and Young People’s Ministry
The crisis of the pandemic we're all facing is calling us to be creative in staying connected and staying healthy. While we are very mindful of the people on the front lines that are serving us and risking their lives more so that we remain safe and alive, we try to provide creative ways to resource members and constituents of our faith communities.
Did you know that United Methodist Camping and Retreat Ministries is hosting a virtual day camp happening right now that can help make doing school from home more fun? There are activities scheduled throughout each day designed with campers in mind. To learn more and sign up for camp at home. VIRTUAL DAY CAMP
Camping has been one of the spiritual formative avenues that has molded us to become other-oriented disciples of Jesus. Camping is a form of a community, collective and spiritual discipline that calls us to serve people as we serve and love God through Jesus.
Jenna Stark, Camp Director at Toyon Camp located in Aptos,CA. Monte Toyon is finding creative ways to keep connected with parents and children that are building their lives and faith through camping ministry. Whether this summer brings us virtual or in person camping Toyon will be ready.
View a special video of encouragement and love from Monte Toyon's team of counselors and supporters. MONTE TOYON CAMP video
Join Amos Cao (youth camp leader-in-training) and me doing this virtual obstacle course in helping ourselves remain healthy so that we can help those who are on the front lines. VIRTUAL OBSTACLE COURSE video