WEST MILTON — The annual Camp Meeting of the Brethren in Christ Great Lakes Conference will be held July 17-24 at the Church of God (Restoration) camp ground, formerly West Milton Christian Center. The campgrounds are located at 6390 S. Jay Road, West Milton.
Featured speakers throughout the week are the Rev. Dustin Side and the Rev. Roberto Alegre The theme of the camp is “Embracing God’s New Things.”
The Rev. Sider is the lead pastor at the Fairland Brethren in Christ Church in Cleona, Pa., where he has been serving for the past 5 years. He is passionate about healthy families and marriages. , as well as discipling others on their journey with Christ. Dustin also serves as a volunteer fire captain for the local fire company. He lives in Cleona, Pa., with his wife and two children.
The Rev. Alegre was born in Cuba and came to the United States when he was 11 years old. He lived in Miami, Fla., for 27 years where he first became involved in ministry with his father. Eight years ago he was called to plant the La Roca Brethren in Christ Church in Roanoke, Va. Where he also pastors the English speaking congregation Ridgeview Brethren in Christ Church His family includes his wife, four children and two grandchildren
The camp is family oriented. There are daily children’s ministries for three different age groups — preschool through 11 years old. The teen camp runs a full program of activities throughout the week. The annual youth vs. adult’s softball game will be at 3:30 p.m. July 17.
The adult programs include Bible studies each morning at 10:30 a.m. (except Wednesday) and workshops on various topics at 2 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Concluding each day at 7 p.m., the youth and adults have a combined service of worship and evangelism with the Rev. Sider and Rev.Alegre speaking on a rotating basis
The traveling music team from Messiah College, Grantham, Pa., will present a concert Sunday evening at 7 p.m. July 20. Their concert will include a variety of music
Wednesday will be Missions Day, with representatives from the United States and abroad.
The public is invited to attend. Nursery care for children birth to four years is provided during the services. Meals are provided on a donation basis. Lodging is available as well as camper hookups.
For more information, www.MEMORIALHOLINESSCAMP..org or call (937) 698-6284.