The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


'Camp changed my life'

Gather around the campfire for some good old memories

Editor's note: The Lutheran is grateful for all the submissions that helped shape the camp story.

For some it was that memorable week at camp and all its amenities: campfires, s'mores, singing, counselors, nature, friends, faith. For others, it was that week and much, much more: discovering vocation, meeting a future spouse or a faith stirred up for a lifetime of service.

Every year Metigoshe Ministries, Bottineau,
Every year Metigoshe Ministries, Bottineau, N.D., designates one week for kids from the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation to attend camp — kids like Lori Beth Wilkie, Belcourt, N.D.
If you think everybody has a camp story — or that every Lutheran does — you might be right. When readers were invited to send their Bible camp stories to The Lutheran, they began arriving like young campers spilling out of a bus. And they haven't stopped.

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