"These are just four of the countless reasons why I love Episcopal summer camps. They show the world as it could be, but more specifically they show the church what it looks like to be the church. Jesus was fairly specific about how important children are and how they are the ones who will teach us about God. Spend one day at an Episcopal summer camp and you will see God in the faces of the campers, you will hear God’s voice in the laughter of the staff, and you will see a hodgepodge of people who have very little in common except their love of God, camp, and each other."
What do you think about camp theology? Connor Gwin, a seminarian at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria shares his thoughts on how camp embodies the message of Christ in a number of ways. Connor will be joining us on the mountain this summer as the Chaplain to the Staff and he's well-versed in all things summer camp. Read the entire post here:
By Meg Schwarz
Spreading the good news of Shrine Mont Camps into the Valley of the World.
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