Fall Gathering: Servant of All

Fall Gathering 2015 registration is now open to all 9th through 12th graders. This event will be held at Honey Creek September 18-20th, 2015.The cost is just $100 to attend, which includes meals, snacks and a t-shirt. Participants will discuss the value of serving each other. Youth and Adult Leaders from around the Diocese will share about ways they serve their communities and how you can get involved too!

During Fall Gathering participants can expect to participate in fun team building games, to meet other young youth and adult leaders from across the diocese; to discuss the true meaning of servitude, humility and grace; to share their own servant experience; and to have fun! The weekend schedule will be a mix of structured programming and free time to forge new friendships. Invite some one from home to come with you!

Note: Though in recent years, our fall event was open for 6-12 grade. With large participation from middle school students at the Acolyte Festival and a New Beginnings, but no Happening, scheduled for this fall, Fall Gathering this year will be a 9-12 grade event.

Register Here

 

Acolyte Festival on St. Simons Island


The Acolyte & Youth Leadership Festival (AYLF) registration is now open to 3rd through 12th graders.

This year’s festival will be hosted by Christ Church Frederica on St. Simons Island and will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015. The cost is just $50 to attend, which includes meals, snacks and a t-shirt. Priests will work with youth ministers in putting on this fun event. Participants should bring their own vestments (marked with a church name or participant’s name) and their home church’s banner, which will be processed during the 11:15 Sunday morning Eucharist at Christ Church.

During the Acolyte Festival, participants can expect to participate in acolyting and church leadership workshops facilitated by experienced practitioners; to meet other young acolytes and church leaders from across the diocese; to learn about other liturgical practices; to share their own church experience; and to have fun! There may be a possible field trip on Saturday to the beach, so please come prepared with bathing suits and sunscreen!

To register for this event, please follow the link below:

Register for the Acolyte Festival

 

Honey Creek Summer Camp

“If there’s any place to be, it’s a place where you can constantly feel God’s love. Honey Creek is that place, and will always have a place in my heart.”
Sam, High School Camper

Camp sessions
June 14-20 High School Completed Grades 9-12
June 21-27 St. Joseph & Mary I Completed Grades 3-5
July 5-11 St. Peter I Completed Grades 6-8
July 12-18 St. Joseph & Mary II Completed Grade 3-5
July 19-25 St. Peter II Completed Grades 6-8

Tuition for regular session is $430 per camper.

For more information visit HoneyCreek.org.

Click here to register.

New Camp for Children in grades K-2!
June 21-23 Parent & Child I Completed Grades K-2 + Adult
July 12- 14 Parent & Child II Completed Grades K-2 + Adult

The Parent & Child sessions run during the Camp St. Joseph & Mary sessions (Sunday through Tuesday). They serve as an introduction to camp culture for both the parent and the child (k-2nd grade). Parent and child are invited to participate fully in all camp activities as much (or as little) as they are comfortable. Tuition for each session Parent & Child session is $320 for one parent and one child ($85 for each additional child). Tuition covers room and board in a private lodge room, special activities, art supplies, camp photo and camp t-shirt.

 

Spring Rally – May 1-3

Have you ever wanted to be a hero?  I mean, have you ever wanted to fly or ever dreamed of being a firefighter? Many of us have. Come explore what it takes to be a hero at Spring Rally. During the weekend, we will talk about what it takes to be a hero, what is our hero’s code for following Christ, how to start a movement, and so much more. Participants will also get input into next years youth programs. Spring Rally will be held May 1-3, 2015 at Honey Creek. It is open to those in 6th-12th grade. This will be an awesome event. On the design team for this event are Roger Speer of St. Luke’s Rincon, Father Lonnie Lacy of St. Anne’s, Tifton, serving as Spiritual Director, and Caroline Johnson of St. Luke’s, Hawkinsville, serving as head of music. If you are interested in helping with this event, please contact Elizabeth Burns.

Oh, and the Bishop will be there.

Come enjoy The Creek with singing, games, worship, and more. The cost for participants is $117 for the weekend. Scholarship assistance is available. Register for Spring Rally here!

 

Lenten Confirmation Retreat for Youth and Adults

Whether you are preparing for Confirmation or simply want to deepen your understanding of the Episcopal Church, we hope that you will join us for this exciting weekend! The Confirmation Retreat this year is open to both youth and adults. It will be held at Honey Creek from February 20-22, 2015.

This year’s retreat will be led by Maggie Bloodworth, and the Revs. Kevin Kelly and Charles Todd. Topics covered will include Scripture, Creeds, Sacraments, Prayer, Church History, and an Instructed Eucharist.

Register now online at this link

If you need further assistance with registration, please contact: Maggie Bloodworth at (478)892-9373 or maroush@cstel.net

 

Apply Now for Summer Camp Staff

Do you know a college student looking for the best summer job ever? Honey Creek is now hiring summer camp staff for the 2014 season. Applicants must be high school graduates willing to work hard in a fun environment where they will also serve as good role models for the campers.

Camp employment dates are June 14-27 and July 5-25, plus a staff weekend in late spring. Kamp Phun, if offered is separate employment.

For applicants new to summer camp staff, click here

For those applying to return to Summer Camp Staff, click here