What’s In A Name? A Lot!

By Jeanette Lahm   SUMMER CAMP SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE It’s hard to believe, but summer camp 2016 has already come and gone.  We thank God for our camp leaders including Joy Cotchen, Allegheny Mennonite Conference (AMC)’s Minister of Children and Youth (leading...

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Isn’t it wonderful when we can witness first-hand God’s promises of faithfulness to His believers? During this season of transition at Laurelville, I am excited to share God’s present-day illustration of His faithfulness. First, we’d like to thank those who came to...

Refreshing Week at MCA

By Katie Cline Last week, Laurelville had the privilege of hosting the Mennonite Camping Association Bi-National Conference. It truly was a joy to have camp and retreat center staff from the US and Canada journey to our place in the Laurel Highlands.  I had never been...

Lending a Helping Hand

by Brad Bishop One of the great benefits of working at Laurelville is Tithe Time. It offers a week to go do service work at another camp, non profit organization, or charity. I’ve used a day here and there in my four years here at Laurelville but never the full...

The Early Marriage Journey

By Briana Bishop   The first few years of marriage are so precious as they provide the groundwork for the type of relationship you’ll have.  Although this time can be exciting, settling into a life together after the craziness of wedding planning can also be...

“No more a stranger, nor a guest, but like a child at home.”

Derek Yoder, past Laurelville staff member and volunteer host at this year’s Music and Worship Leaders Retreat, offers the following story about his experience at the retreat.   In preparation for Music and Worship Leaders Retreat, Ken Nafziger (resource team...