As we welcome the official arrival of summer this week, we are also celebrating the kick-off of the 2017 summer camping season at Pilgrim Point Camp & Retreats. The program and site staff and volunteers at Pilgrim Point have been working hard to prepare a welcoming space at Pilgrim Point for you to enter and… Read more »
News Category: Youth
Over the weekend (and this coming weekend) our Minnesota Conference youth are being led through difficult and timely discussions on racial justice by two skilled facilitators from the Connecticut Conference UCC, Emily McKenna and Isaac Monts. Our youth and leaders are being led through discussions of racial justice, Black Lives Matter, and micro-aggressions — along with… Read more »
This year’s two Youth Camps at Pilgrim Point have been filled to the brim with joy! Just look at the pictures! We’re including a few here, but I encourage you to go to our Pilgrim Point Camp Facebook page. We’re continuing to post more pictures and videos throughout the weeks. Our spirits are high and… Read more »
In the past year I have had the great fortune of working and leading an amazing team of colleagues that included Zac Norenberg, Gigi Nauer, Robin Raudabaugh, Jenny Buskey and Jessica Holmgren. Their commitment to ministry excellence is an amazing gift to the conference! I will miss their friendships and commitment to excellence that they… Read more »
-from Lori Alford, Faith Formation Team, Chair Our objective as a team is to support the on-going faith formation ministry in the conference, including the oversight, advocacy, and distribution of the Ashley endowment. Events supported throughout the year by the team included four Conference Youth Events at Pilgrim Point Camp and six Fourth Thursday Faith… Read more »
This past weekend 16 congregations sent middle school youth and leaders to Pilgrim Point Camp for the Middle School Conference Youth Event with a theme of “Extravagant Welcome.” The 87 participants were led in song and programs by Bryan Sirchio, singer / songwriter and author of The 6 Marks of Progressive Christian Worship Music. The… Read more »
Fall Conference Youth Events hosted at Pilgrim Point Camp Middle School Retreat | October 3-5, 2014 High School Retreat | October 17-19, 2014 More details and registrations to come soon!