Posts made in October, 2013

Purposeful Community

Posted on Oct 23, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

One of the core values at Camp DeWolfe is ‘Purposeful Community’. What an amazing thing for temporary communities like Camps or Retreat Centers to encourage groups to be intentional, to engage with each other in positive ways, to develop trust and increase communication, all so that upon return to their permanent communities, people feel more empowered to continue to live out their unique calling and identity in their wider community! Through the Adventure Challenge Program at Camp DeWolfe, groups of up to 25 individuals come together to tackle a variety of team challenges,...

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Being the hands and feet of Jesus

Posted on Oct 5, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

In the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, there are over 140 Episcopal parishes that span from Brooklyn to Montauk Point. Each family, parish and community across this Dominion in the Sea together make up the body of Christ, as part of the larger Christian community across Long Island, New York, the USA and even globally. “Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.Even so the...

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How did I see God this summer?

Posted on Oct 3, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

During my summer at Camp DeWolfe I saw God many different times.  The times I felt God’s presence the strongest were whenever we were in the St Luke’s Chapel.  The back window overlooks the Long Island Sound.  You can see Jesus on the cross, trees, and the Long Island Sound from the right view.  I have felt that this view alone embodies Camp DeWolfe and Christian Formation. I experienced several highs this summer at each different camp session.  These highs started with the youngest group at Explorer Camp where many campers were staying away from home for the first time. ...

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