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Monastic Living at Slumber Falls Camp

The United Church of Christ has some of the most remarkable camps and outdoor ministries.  Last week I was fortunate enough to spend a week with other folks involved with outdoor ministries at Silver Lake Camp in Connecticut for Consult XXI.  Consult occurs every two years and focuses on networking, education, and spiritual renewal for individuals connected to outdoor ministries.  This conference…

The Future of Slumber Falls

When I was a kid, I remember a story my dad told during a children’s moment in church.  It was a story about a King’s decree that every porch should be swept in the kingdom to help beautify the realm.  Any subject that did not have their porch swept by the following Tuesday evening would…

Thresholds

What was I thinking?  How did I get myself into this? These questions pop into my mind fairly often.  Whether I find myself wedged/stuck in a tiny tunnel three hours into a cave crawl, hanging off the side of a small truck overloaded with people and animals heading through the Sahara desert hours from the regional capitol, or wearing a purple Barney…