I first attended Lakeshore the summer before my 4th grade school year. I knew my dad, Sam Crump, went there as a child along with my aunt, sisters and lots of cousins. Just like now, it doesn’t matter about your background, your race, how you were raised, where you are from–everyone is accepted at Lakeshore. … Continue reading Fourth Generation Family: Nita Crump Murry
I don’t know about you, but I love getting Christmas cards. In the digital world, we receive so little meaningful mail these days, but Christmas card season is an exception. I love seeing sweet family photos, reading updates about the year, and seeing people’s creativity spread holiday cheer. Lakeshore has a new Christmas card design … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season
My First Trip to Lakeshore Camp It was the summer of 1951. I was eight years old and Lakeshore was three years old. Even though it was a long time ago, I remember a lot about my first week at Lakeshore. It began with a bus ride to camp. Parents from all over Memphis brought … Continue reading Fourth Generation Family: Sam Crump
We sing “Go with God” at the end of every worship. It’s a way to end the night with a familiar benediction of love and encouragement. It is also a bit of a cue to counselors that says, “Good night, friends! See you later!” I don’t know when exactly “Go with God” got started as the … Continue reading Go with God and Be Filled with Hope
Hello, I am Waide Jackson. I am a Senior at Houston High School. I’m in the Honors Program and am encouraged to complete a Senior Capstone project that involves an area of interest. I chose to do a t-shirt fundraiser with Lakeshore Camp and Retreat Center. I have been attending Lakeshore summer camps and retreats … Continue reading
Last weekend, more than 230 of our closest friends gathered at the place we love most to celebrate seventy great years of life-changing ministry at Lakeshore, and what a blessing it was to be together. On Friday night, we welcomed old friends and new, embraced new Lakeshore babies and children and caught up with … Continue reading Lakeshore Celebrates 70 Years!