First Third Ministry of the Pacific Mountain Region and the Region’s Camps are reaching out to you as a leader in your Community of Faith, inviting your community to celebrate United Church of Canada Camping Sunday this April 23, 2023 (Or another Sunday that you choose)!Below you will find worship resources and videos for an entire worship service. Each Summer, hundreds of children and youth come together at the United Church Camps. They come together to be in relationship in community, with Creation, and with Creator God at their United Church camp.
The camps in the Pacific Mountain are:
- In the Yukon: Camp Braeburn!
- On Gambier Island: Camp Fircom!
- In the Shuswap North Arm: congregational Camp Grafton!
- In the Kootenays: Camp Koolaree!
- On Vancouver Island: Camp Pringle!
- In the North Okanagan: Mackenzie Camp!
- Across BC: the traveling Regional day-camp, Camp Spirit!
- In South-Eastern BC: Rock Lake Camp!
Camping Sunday Worship Resources 2023
- United Church Camping Slideshow – A beautiful slide show of camp images. Use during offertory or where you would like. [2:20 minutes]
- What’s Your Favourite Camp Song? – A fun video that can be used towards the end of worship, or to introduce a fun camp song/hymn or where you see fit! [2:54 minutes]
- Why is Camp Important? – Camp staff and volunteers talk about the important ministry of camps and how these ministries have positively influenced them and others. Video can be used as a whole or as clips, including as part of a worship service message. [7:45 minutes]
May these Worship Resources be one of the ways you can connect with a United Church camp near you.Chris Mah Poy, Chinook Winds First Third Animator or to one of the camps through their contact info as listed on their websites.If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to