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Focused on one essential ministry, NC UM Camp and Retreat Ministries, Inc. oversees three amazing locations in God’s great outdoors. Located throughout the North Carolina Annual Conference, Chestnut Ridge, Don Lee, and Rockfish offer a variety of programs for all ages.
Congregations in all our churches can benefit from time apart; time apart from hectic schedules; time apart from distractions; and time apart from everyday stressors. A retreat provides that much needed time apart. What makes a successful retreat? That depends on one’s purpose in retreating. When a retreat is named descriptively, people know what they… [Continue Reading]
“While our camps and retreat centers are intentionally geographically set apart from cities and towns, they are not at all set apart from the ministry of local congregations across our annual conference. Rather, there is a vital and necessary connection between our retreat centers and local churches. Both need each other in order to help… [Continue Reading]
Across the globe, there are more than 220 camp and retreat centers related to The United Methodist Church. In a collaborative effort, representatives from these centers developed “The 7 Foundations of UMC Camp and Retreat Ministry.” These 7 foundations represent the ways through which we seek to serve God every day:
The NC United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation chartered in 1992 to own and operate camp and retreat centers formerly owned by the North Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Currently, the corporation oversees the operations of three camp sites: Chestnut Ridge, Don Lee, and… [Continue Reading]