Looking back on 2017 here are our top 10 most read blogs for the year:
10. National News Coverage for Released Time
I received a request to visit the Kreutz Creek Released Time in York County. The reporter wanted to come and learn about the Released Time Bible Program… http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/national-news-coverage-released-time
9. Do you crave God’s Word?
My daughter Abigail and I witnessed a sacred moment the other day. May the beauty and power of it stay with us always… http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/do-you-crave-gods-word
8. A Very Successful Program
I’d say the program was a great success!
Last week I dropped off a prescription at a local pharmacy and did some browsing while awaiting the medication. At one point, I needed assistance and was pleased that people both in front of the counter and behind it were quick to offer help…http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/very-successful-program
7. A Risky Step of Faith leads to Answered Prayer
Recently I was meeting with some of the regional leaders for Released Time. Mim Hake, Joy El’s Equipping Coordinator in York County shared how she stepped out in faith…http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/risky-step-faith-leads-answered-prayer
6. Would you be able to call me really quickly?
Just last week, I received those words in a text from one of our collegiate summer staff members…http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/would-you-be-able-call-me-really-quickly
5. Praying for Camp Counselors
Camp counselors need your prayers.
I spent almost all of the summers of my youth serving in camp ministry, mostly as a junior or senior counselor, followed by women’s head counselor…http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/praying-camp-counselors
4. You Are Being Sent Home
Devon* was a middle school camper. It was obvious he was troubled. He wasn’t fitting in with the other boys in his cabin group… http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/you-are-being-sent-home
3. Miss Patti’s Legacy
On Sunday morning there was a knock on my Disciples’ Lodge room door. I opened the door to find Nate Marshall, director of Joy El Generation’s 4.12 Leadership Training Program… http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/miss-pattis-legacy
2. With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation
Joy El Camps and Retreats in PA has struggled to have sufficient portable water during late June and July for the past few years. With the hot summer temperatures and the increased summer camp registrations, we have experienced the convergence of two trends… http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/joy-you-will-draw-water-wells-salvation
The Most Read Blog
1. Camp Gave and Camp Received: A Powerful Legacy of Miss Patti Cannon
Five weeks before Patti Cannon was to speak for Energizer 3, her doctors found fluid on her lungs. Having battled cancer for more than a decade, Miss Patti’s doctors told her, “You need chemo.”…http://joyelcamps.org/pennsylvania_christian_retreat_center/camp-gave-and-camp-received
Joy El Camps and Retreats, provides Christian camps and retreats in Pennsylvania and is a retreat centers in pa since 1974. Our focus on making disciples is seen in the Released Time Bible Program and 4.12 Leadership Training Program.