Camps and Conference Centers

Montreat to host ‘Better Angels’ event

Montreat Conference Center will host an event in October titled “Better Angels: Using the Power of Community to Change the World.” The conference will focus on understanding power and privilege and their relationship to the Gospel, society and daily living.

California presbyteries keep tabs on raging wildfires

The wildfires raging in parts of California are being described by some state officials as among the most destructive in the state’s history.  More than 100,000 acres have been charred by the flames, including over 1,300 structures, mostly homes.

Preacher to Presbyterian older adult conference: get back to the basics

In his opening sermon at the Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network (POAMN) national conference, the Rev. Robert Watkins told attendees at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center that we in the church and culture — which is consumed with self — have forgotten how to live with and talk to each other.

‘Savoring the Journey’

The 2018 Presbyterian Older Adult Ministry Network national conference, titled “Savoring the Journey,” begins today at the Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center.

Deeply discounted merchandise ministry a boon to churches and nonprofits

I arrived at Ferncliff late at night, eager to hear of the camp and conference center’s new exploits but exhausted from the journey. I settled down to sleep not knowing that the comfortable mattress was my first introduction to Ferncliff’s Sharing the Goods ministry partnership with Good360.

Zephyr Point hosts inaugural retreat for homeless

In what is believed to be a first for a camp and conference center in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Zephyr Point on Lake Tahoe held a five-night healing and learning retreat for a group of homeless persons, physically and developmentally disabled people, and “at risk” young adults.

PC(USA) leaders meet to discuss future of camp and conference ministries

“What’s working now?”  “What’s in the future?” If you’ve found yourself asking those questions, you’re in good company. Leaders from camp and conference ministries in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recently grappled with those questions at the Heartland Center, a PC(USA) camp and conference center only 20 minutes north of Kansas City International Airport.