A Lakeshore Baker’s Dozen


Lakeshore is and always has been an extension ministry of the Memphis Conference of the United Methodist Church, and traditionally we have been 100% funded by apportionments (subsidies from the larger church) and camper fees. Over the years, more wonderful extension ministries have added to the work of the church and a decrease in apportionment … Continue reading A Lakeshore Baker’s Dozen

Spring Retreat Guide


It’s 2017, and we are preparing for a great summer of fun camps and great programming, but in the meantime, Lakeshore has a full calendar of retreats for all ages and interests! Don’t wait for summer! Spend a weekend at the ‘Shore this spring! See the full list of options below. Youth Confirmation Retreat February 10-12: … Continue reading Spring Retreat Guide

A Look Back at 2016


Now seems like a good time to reflect in the lull between the holidays and the promise of the new year. Last year I started a project to keep track of my year. Every time something great happens, I write myself a note and put it in a mason jar. Sometimes it’s easy to lose … Continue reading A Look Back at 2016

Sow Peace the Christmas


“Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward all!” -Luke 2:14 Hear this greeting from Luke 2 that the multitude of angels sang to the shepherds to proclaim the birth of Christ. This is an important season—one filled with family traditions, holiday cheer, gift-giving and lots of get-togethers. In the midst … Continue reading Sow Peace the Christmas

Lakeshore Spring Retreat Guide


Lakeshore is ushering in 2017 with a season full of spring retreats! Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, take some time to retreat with us. There are options for all ages! YOUTH: Confirmation Retreat February 10-12: Being Christian March 24-26: Being Methodist At some point in each United Methodist … Continue reading Lakeshore Spring Retreat Guide