Men’s Retreat set for April 1-3

Camp Luz in Kidron will host a Men’s Retreat April 1-3. Wayne Morgret will be the retreat speaker, focusing on the theme of restoration. Get more info and register at https://www.campluz.com/mens-retreat.html.

Fall Fest Fundraiser

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Camp Luz will hold its Fall Fest Fundraiser Oct. 31. Please see https://www.campluz.com/fall-fest.html for more information.

Mother-Daughter Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold a Mother-Daughter Retreat Oct. 29-30. Please see https://www.campluz.com/mother-daughter-retreat.html for more details. A retreat brochure is available for viewing: Mother-Daughter Retreat.

Youth Worker Retreat

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Ohio Conference will hold a Youth Worker Retreat Oct. 15-17 at Camp Luz in Kidron. Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, will be the resource speaker for this retreat. The theme of this retreat is Equipped for the Journey: The who, what and how for youth leaders. Participants will be challenged to settle into who God is calling…

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Women’s Retreat

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Camp Luz in Kidron will hold a Women’s Retreat Sept. 24-25. This event will follow personal retreat format. Each woman will have her own room, unless requesting to share with a family member. Prayer stations and a simple devotional will be provided, but participants are welcome to use their own devotional resources if they like. Three meals will be provided on Saturday,…

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Women’s Retreat to use personal retreat format

Camp Luz in Kidron will hold a Women’s Retreat Sept. 24-25. This event will follow personal retreat format. Each woman will have her own room, unless requesting to share with a family member. Prayer stations and a simple devotional will be provided, but participants are welcome to use their own devotional resources if they like. Three meals will be provided on Saturday,…

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Camp Luz seeks program director

Camp Luz is accepting applications for the position of program director. This full-time position is a key member of the year-round team and carries primary responsibility for planning and carrying out all retreat and summer camp programs at Camp Luz. The full job description is available at www.campluz.com. Resumes should be sent to Andrew Michaels, Camp Director, at andrew@campluz.com or mailed…

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Camp Luz to host youth worker retreat

Ohio Conference will hold a retreat for youth workers Oct. 15-17 at Camp Luz in Kidron. “Equipped for the Journey: The who, what and how for youth workers” is the theme of this retreat, which will be led by Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA. The cost of this retreat is $125 per person for members of Ohio…

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Retreat to focus on equipping youth workers

Coming Oct. 15-17, 2021: Ohio Conference is excited to announce its next youth worker retreat — Equipped for the Journey: The who, what and how for youth leaders. This event will be held at Camp Luz in Kidron. Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, will be leading the retreat. Participants will be challenged to settle into who God is…

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Men’s Solitude Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold a Men’s Solitude Retreat Feb. 26 and 27. This retreat will be focused on solitude and personal reflection.  The theme will be based on Esther 4:14b, which says, “And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”  Retreat organizers will have a set of devotions for participants to…

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Camp Luz plans Men’s Solitude Retreat

Camp Luz will hold a Men’s Solitude Retreat Feb. 26 and 27. This retreat will be focused on solitude and personal reflection based on a theme from Esther 4:14b, which says, “And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” Retreat organizers will have a set of devotions for participants to use…

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Women’s Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold its annual Women’s Retreat Sept. 11-12. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, and for the safety of staff and guests, the camp is unable to host Women’s Retreat in the typical format.  Consequently, Camp Luz will offer a retreat focused on solitude and personal reflection.  Please see the camp website for details and registration information.

Pastors explore spiritual direction

On Feb. 4 Ohio Conference held a daylong event to introduce pastors to spiritual direction, a practice of deepening one’s relationship with God and learning to grow in one’s own spiritual maturity. This event, held at Camp Luz, brought together an equal number of spiritual directors and pastors, approximately 20 people altogether. Facilitated by Janice Hershberger, Randy Murray, and Christine…

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Jr. High Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold its annual Jr. High Retreat Feb. 14-16. The featured speaker will be Justin Smith, the family life pastor at Smithville Mennonite Church. For more information, see the Camp Luz website.

Spiritual Direction Event

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Ohio Conference will be offering a day-long event to introduce the concept of spiritual direction to pastors. Led by Janice Hershberger, Randy Murray, and Christine Nafziger, attendees will learn about spiritual direction while also experiencing how spiritual direction functions. Registration cost is $25 and includes the event and lunch. Lodging and breakfast are available upon request. Please register at http://bit.ly/2020SpiritualDirectionEvent…

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High School Youth Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold its annual High School Youth Retreat Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Henry Beun will be the featured speaker. His theme will be “Be Like Jesus,” with focus on teachings from the Beatitudes. See the Camp Luz website for details.

Jan. 14 is registration deadline for spiritual direction event

Ohio Conference is offering a spiritual direction event for pastors Feb. 4 at Camp Luz in Kidron. If you plan to participate, register at  http://bit.ly/2020SpiritualDirectionEvent by Jan. 14. For more details, please see the event flier: http://bit.ly/2020SpiritualDirectionFlier.

Register now for spiritual direction event

On Feb. 4 Ohio Conference will be offering a day-long event at Camp Luz in Kidron to introduce the concept of spiritual direction to pastors. Spiritual direction is an opportunity to pay attention to God’s movement and stirring in one’s life. Led by Janice Hershberger, Randy Murray, and Christine Nafziger, attendees will learn about spiritual direction while also experiencing how…

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Camp Luz to host spiritual direction event for pastors

Ohio Conference will be offering a day-long event to introduce the concept of spiritual direction to pastors on Feb. 4 at Camp Luz in Kidron. Led by Janice Hershberger, Randy Murray, and Christine Nafziger, attendees will learn about spiritual direction while also experiencing how spiritual direction functions. Registration cost is $25 and includes the event and lunch. Lodging and breakfast…

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Fall Fest Fundraiser at Camp Luz

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Camp Luz will hold its second annual Fall Fest Fundraiser on Sept. 22.  Activities will begin at 3 p.m. A pulled pork dinner will be served at 5 p.m., and a live auction will begin at 6:30.  The band Honeytown will provide entertainment from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.  All proceeds support the ministry of Camp Luz which has been providing…

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Women’s Retreat

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Camp Luz will host its annual Women’s Retreat Sept. 13-15. The featured speaker will be Jeanne Zimmerly Jantzi, the superintendent of Central Christian School. See the event brochure for details. To register online, go to https://www.campluz.com/womens-retreat.html.

Women’s Retreat set for Sept. 13-15

Jeanne Zimmerly Jantzi, superintendent of Central Christian School, will be the featured speaker at the annual Women’s Retreat at Camp Luz Sept. 13-15. She will focus on the theme “Be Strong and Courageous,” based on Joshua 1:9. Registration cost for the full retreat is $95. Reduced prices are available for those not staying overnight at the camp. To learn more,…

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Father-Son Retreat

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Kevin Himes, pastor of Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron, will be the featured speaker at the 2019 Father-Son Retreat at Camp Luz April 26-27. He will speak on the theme “The ACTS of Prayer.” To register online, go to www.campluz.com. Registration is due April 22. 2019 Father-Son Retreat Brochure  

Men’s Retreat features Dick Barrett

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More than 50 men from about 10 different congregations gathered for the annual Camp Luz Men’s Retreat on April 5-7.  While some of the men have been attending this retreat for years, there were a good number of younger men also in attendance, which was very encouraging to see. Dick Barrett, Conference minister for the Ohio Conference, provided the input…

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Mother-Daughter Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold its annual Mother-Daughter Retreat April 12-13. Vicki Conn, director of the nonprofit ministry Love INC of Greater Holmes County, will be the featured speaker. She will speak on the theme “Stand Firm,” based on I Corinthians 16:13. To register online, go to www.campluz.com. Registration is due by April 8. 2019 Mother-Daughter Retreat

Camp Luz seeks summer staff

Camp Luz is hiring summer staff for its 2019 summer programs. Anyone 16 or older can apply. Major needs include lifeguards and male counselors, but a variety of positions are still available. Summer staff members receive a weekly salary and college age staff may also be eligible for a matching staff scholarship. More information and applications can be found on the summer staff page…

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