Commissioning Youth for Camp and Conference
Congregation: We of the congregation want those of you going to camp this summer to grow in yourfaith as Jesus grew in his faith.
Campers: “And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and people.”
Congregation: We hope that you will grow in the spirit of God and bear fruit that reflects the kingdom of heaven.
Campers: “The fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.”
Congregation: We want you to learn the lessons of nature that Jesus taught.
Campers: “Look at the birds of the air, consider the lilies of the field, do not be anxious about your life, but seek first the kingdom of heaven and all will be yours.”
Congregation: We remember the contributions of individuals who make the camp and conference program possible; the time, the imagination, and the money that comes from people in this congregation and other congregations around us.
Campers: “I have received full payment from the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.”
Congregation: We hope your experience at camp will go well. Hold us in your prayers as we hold you in our prayers.
Campers: “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, in every prayer of mine for your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.”