Camp ... With my Family?

by Rev. Melissa Cooper, LEC Program Coordinator

After seminary, I worked at a camp on the coast of North Carolina. I knew I loved camp, and the best part of it was -- no adults! That's why I loved youth ministry so much, I just got to hang out with a bunch of kids and talk about loving Jesus. We didn't have those meddling parents around, so real work could be done, right? Well, I found out very quickly how wrong I was.

One of my first experiences there was Family Camp. "What a miserable idea!" I thought ...

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