Grace Outside Creates Love Inside

Grace Outside Creates Love Inside

Introducing Grace Outside We have exciting news! Michigan Area United Methodist Camping is launching its new brand, Grace Outside! This energizing new brand tells the story today’s families need to hear: experiencing God’s Grace Outside creates love inside. Grace...
Winter Blast

Winter Blast

Let’s GO Have a Blast Let’s GO outside for winter fun with friends! Let’s GO sledding, play games on the ice, worship, get to know each other. Plus, enjoy great food and chilling out! Come Find Joy and learn how much God loves you and calls you to...
Giving Back

Giving Back

Servant Leadership Includes Giving Back to the Community Since 2007 Lake Huron Retreat Center guests have supported the center’s Food for God’s People Ministry. All guests have the opportunity to bring nonperishable food items and/or toiletries to the Center....
Wesley Woods Leadership Team Growing

Wesley Woods Leadership Team Growing

Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center (Michigan) is seeking an experienced full-time year-round Site Director to lead its team through the fulfillment of its strategic and master plan. The Site Director reports to the Executive Director of Michigan Area United...
Explore Prayer Practices

Explore Prayer Practices

By Rev. Cora Glass, Guest Services & Program Manager “The retreat helped me intentionally be present before God through scripture and prompts.” Fifteen participants gathered at Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center in February for the Introduction to...
Lakeshore Interlude

Lakeshore Interlude

Lakeshore Interlude invites seniors (65 years +) back to camp. You’ll love meeting new friends, diving into Bible Study, singing the hymns that keep your faith alive — all at beautiful indoor and outdoor settings overlooking Lake Huron. Plus, enjoy all the...
Building & Remodeling for You!

Building & Remodeling for You!

The sounds of cement trucks, hammers, back-hoes, electricians and plumbers have been heard at our three sites as we continue to fulfill the site master plans and improve the facilities serving our guests and campers. The $2.25 million in resources for these Phase One...
Ready, Set, GO!

Ready, Set, GO!

UM CAMPING Brand Getting Makeover Michigan Area United Methodist Camping has been taking big strides in improving the physical state of buildings, grounds and infrastructure over the past few years. During this time, we’ve also dug into our core values and mission to...
Disc Golf Taking Shape, Grant Gives Boost

Disc Golf Taking Shape, Grant Gives Boost

As volunteers worked hard clearing the paths at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat for a new disc golf course, the project got a big boost of funding thanks to a $27,000 grant from the United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries Association (UMCRM). “We’re pretty...
It’s a Grand Time!

It’s a Grand Time!

By Rev. David Berkey As I write this, I am spending a few days with my youngest grandchildren – a nearly five-year-old and a one-year-old. It’s great to be a hero for a little while and have the opportunity to contribute to the nurture of a young child once again. And...