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Peace in the Valley (2016-09-04)

Posted on Sep 1, 2016

A weekly Dispatch from Lumsden Beach Camp – Summer 2016 Greetings friends @ Knox-Met United Church… By about 5:30 in the afternoon last Sunday (August 28) the site was empty but me and Isla. Lily and Cheryl had gone into the city for a birthday party and the staff had finished their end of season clean up tasks and left for the fall – the final...

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Peace in the Valley (2016-08-28)

Posted on Aug 26, 2016

A weekly Dispatch from Lumsden Beach Camp – Summer 2016 Greetings friends @ Knox-Met United Church… Lily was 2 1/2 weeks old when she first moved to Camp (this was in Southern Ontario) and has now spent 4 of 5 summers alive, living full-time at summer Camp – Isla has spent 2 of 3. Apart from being a lot of fun, it is also quite...

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Peace in the Valley (2016-08-21)

Posted on Aug 18, 2016

A weekly Dispatch from Lumsden Beach Camp – Summer 2016 Greetings friends @ Knox-Met United Church… Thursday evenings @ LBC, our weekly tradition is to hold a Talent Show – which is one of my favourite moments of the Camp Week! For the two days before, a big piece of chart paper hangs in the Dining Hall with a pile of markers – and...

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Peace in the Valley (2016-08-14)

Posted on Aug 11, 2016

A weekly Dispatch from Lumsden Beach Camp – Summer 2016 Greetings friends @ Knox-Met United Church… Kneel always when you light a fire, Kneel reverently and thankful be for Gods unfailing charity, And on the ascending flame inspire, a little prayer which shall up bare The incense of your thankfulness, for the sweet grace of warmth and light For here...

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Peace in the Valley (2016-08-07)

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

A weekly Dispatch from Lumsden Beach Camp – Summer 2016 Greetings friends @ Knox-Met United Church… One of the typical things that we say about camp is how interesting it is to watch young people spend time away from their parents/caregivers and develop independence. But for 1 weekend at the end of July, LBC Campers came in all ages as we hosted our...

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Peace in the Valley (2016-07-31)

Posted on Jul 28, 2016

A weekly Dispatch from Lumsden Beach Camp – Summer  2016 Greetings friends @ Knox-Met United Church… “It’s just not fair. I don’t like the game at all – it’s ridiculous!” This was not the first time I had heard this (or something like it) come from a camper who has been brought to me, as Camp Director, over 10 years of holding that role –...

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