summer sun

summer sun
Fellowship Church
Image by amanky
as the evening wore on, the sunset was simply spectacular… this was the only shot I could nab sans the power/telephone lines from the anderson’s summer church barbecue[s]

Church summer camp packing list?

Question by tator: Church summer camp packing list?
I am going to a church summer camp need full packing list always forget something need helpnow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CAMP STARTS AROUND JUNE 2
I am 12 and a girl

Best answer:

Answer by Brea
I am a Church Camp Counselor and here is my packing list. Here is my list and it’s for 7 days so you might have to adjust my number a bit and it’s for a girl so if your a boy there’s a few things you can leave out. lol.

9 Shirts (1 for each day plus 2 extra)
2 Jeans
4 Shorts
1 Sweatshirts (It might get colder at night)
Pjs – 2 Shirts; 2 Pants or 2 Shorts
1 Set Of Clothes For Possible Messy Games (Muddy or covered in food)
10 Underwear (Always need extra)
4 Bras
Swim Suits; (Remember 1 piece or tankini only is usually the rule)
10 Pairs of Socks
Tennis Shoes
2 – 3 Flip Flops (We all know how easily they can break)
Wash Cloths
2 Bath Towels
1 Pool Towel
Hair Brush
Hair Pick
Shower Basket (Great to hold all the shower stuff)
Shampoo (Might as well bring the whole bottle for the week)
Conditioner (Might as well bring the whole bottle for the week)
Soap; Gloves
Toothpaste (Whole tube)
Proactive (Or other face wash, bring whole bottle)
Disposable Razors (Depending on how often, maybe a whole package)
Aloe (A must)
Small Mirror
Razor; Charger
Hair Things (Whole package…you will lose a lot and you can share)
Pads (I count out 4 for each day and I add a day or bring a whole new package)
Tampons (Probably a new package as well)
Advil (or whatever you use for cramps)
Chapstick (Maybe 2- 3 tubes if you’re addicted like I am)
Anti-Itch (You will get bug bites)
Sunscreen (Whole bottle, you can share too)
Stick Sunscreen (Great for your face)
Nail Scissors
Nail File
Deodorant (A new stick will do ya)
Back Up Deodorant (Some kid pranked me by stealing mine)
Flashlight / Blue LED Light
Batteries (2 extra sets for each item that uses them)
Camera; Batteries; Charger
Umbrella (A big one for sharing is nice too)
Trash Bags (For wet or dirty clothes)
Big Basket (Use for carrying bedding)
Bibles (As a Counselor I always need extra for kids)
Notebook; Little Notebook
Pens; Pencils; Markers
Dry Erase Markers
Permanent Markers (Great for labeling stuff with your name)
Pencil Cases (I use these to separate and organize all kinds of stuff, Zip-Locks are good too)
Sunglasses (More than one)
Hangers (Great for letting things dry)
Ace Bandage
Knee Brace (If you use a brace bring it)
Band Aides
Alarm Clock (A must, cheap at Wal-Mart of you don’t have one)
Downey Wrinkle Spray (Great for those clothes that aren’t dirty)
Camera Case
Bandanas (My best friend on hot days)
Sheets (1 fitted)
2 Pillows
Comforter (Or sleeping bag)
3 Blankets (I bring extra for campers)
Laundry Basket – Short (Some sizes will not fit under the bunks)
Money (We have a camp store)
Food, pop, candy (Depends on the camp)
Water Bottles
Walkie Talkies? (Great for Capture The Flag)
Blackout Gear (Great for Capture The Flag)

Make Up (Really don’t need it, you will sweat a lot)
Ball Glove
Sports Balls
Bug Spray
Cell Phone

Hope that helps! Don’t worry about bring too much stuff, you’d be surprised how many other kids forget something that they never thought they might need. It’s always nice to have a few extra instead of not enough.

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!

McBride’s Christian Fellowship Church, Shedden – Summer School, 1973

McBride’s Christian Fellowship Church, Shedden – Summer School, 1973
Fellowship Church
Image by Elgin County Archives
Title: Summer School Can Be Fun – In July, 1973, about 80 youngsters enjoyed learning and fun at a Vacation Bible School at McBride’s Christian Fellowship Church, near Shedden. At right, assistant leader Janet Mackereth, 19, works with some of her young charges on an artistic project. From left, Nancy McCallum, Michelle Milligan, Shawn Kyle, and Linda Weaver.

Creator(s): St. Thomas Times-Journal

Bygone Days Publication Date: July 9, 2011

Original Publication Date: July 19, 1973

Reference No.: C8 Sh2 B1 F21 4

Credit: Elgin County Archives, St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds

The Refuge – Journeys (Redux) TV Commercial Summer 2008

An invitation from The Refuge to come discover your life’s adventure! This is the :30 TV promotion run in the Concord & Charlotte NC area during the second half of 2008. Featuring Lead Pastor Jay Stewart. Quote by Stephen Covey. Music by Paulette Wooten. (“Bon Voyage”) ( For more, visit:
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The Survival of Two Cities: West Berlin in 1948 and New Orleans in 2005 Remembered by St Paul Episcopal Church Book Club During Their Summer Reading of ‘Eagles Over Berlin – Flight for Love and Freedom’

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 17, 2008

The historical novel about the Berlin Airlift is dedicated to the basic human values of Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity expressed by the French Revolution and remembered on July 14, 2008 on Bastille Day in New Orleans in the Book Club of St Paul Episcopal Church. In the city, founded by French immigrants and worldwide renowned by its French Quarter, the discussion about the events of the Berlin Airlift on this very day receives a special aura.

The two cities are also linked through destruction and survival. Who could better understand the struggle for survival of West Berliners in 1948 and 1949 than citizens of New Orleans living the terrifying experience of Hurricane Katrina in 2005?

In war-torn Germany, John, American pilot, and Esther, holocaust survivor, meet and fall in love in the turmoil of history. From the Oval Office in Washington, to Stalin’s study in Moscow, from elegant Paris to blockaded Berlin, we follow the events of the blockade. Through Soviet harassment in the air corridors, plane crashes in Soviet territory and their ultimate sacrifice, we experience the heroism of the pilots.

Despite cold, hunger and darkness, the people of Berlin hold out against hostilities. Soviet spies and secret negotiations lead to the lifting of the blockade, but the victory tragically separates John and Esther. By a twist of destiny, they will meet again forty years later, in 1989. When the Berlin Wall comes down, they will understand the purpose of their lives.

“I was in New York on September 11, 2001 and lived in first line the dramatic events of the terrorist attack. I experienced how life took over the destruction. Life is always taking over; life is divine. This experience was the motivation to write the book. I feel honored by the attention of St Paul’s Book Club. Thank you!”

The book is available through INGRAM and LSI, and worldwide distributed by Amazon. If you purchase your books through St. Paul’s will receive 5% of your purchase.

For more information, please visit or contact ST Paul at church @

Contact details:

Kati Fabian

katifabian @

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Annapalooza: A Summer Bash to Benefit Neuroblastoma

Bartlett, IL (PRWEB) July 9, 2009

The Annapalooza music festival will feature an exciting line-up of bands, games for all ages, food, raffles and good summer fun. Admission is free; however, activities and raffle items will require ticket purchases. No outside food or drinks will be permitted.

“I’m very excited about this event and am so appreciative of the support I’ve received from my church, family, friends and business sponsors to make it happen,” said Anna. “We have a great line-up of bands and a lot of terrific games and activities planned. We will also provide numerous opportunities for people to donate money to this important cause.”

The current Annapalooza schedule of entertainment includes:

3:00 pm     Bruce Swift and Friends

4:30 pm     Heavier Things (John Mayer Tribute Band)

6:00 pm     The Preamble

7:30 pm     Reilly

Annapalooza promises to be a great event for the entire family with a variety of activities and carnival games, including goldfish toss, face painting and a “moon bounce” for children. There will also be great auction items, like iPods, Cubs and White Sox tickets and autographed jerseys and sports equipment available for bid throughout the event. Bring a blanket, friends and family, and plan to spend the entire day making a difference in the lives of children fighting neuroblastoma.

O’Connor was diagnosed with neuroblastoma upon entering her senior year of high school. The initial treatments of high dose chemotherapy proved ineffective against the cancer and she had to turn to experimental drug therapies to keep her alive. Considered a neuroblastoma Warrior, O’Connor has pioneered a number of neuroblastoma treatments that without private funding would not be available. Although currently stable, O’Connor has exhausted her treatment options and is now pursuing other cancer treatments in hopes of maintaining her quality of life and sustaining her “Anna’s Hope” mission.

Neuroblastoma is a solid tumor cancer that arises in immature nerve cells and most often strikes infants and toddlers. It is the most common cancer affecting infants, with an incidence rate of almost double that of leukemia. Its cause is unknown. Currently, for every dollar received through grants and private donations for pediatric cancer, less than one percent goes toward funding Neuroblastoma research grants, awards and fellowships.

For more information about Annapalooza, to become an event sponsor or simply make a donation to help Anna’s Hope, please visit

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