Advent Lutheran Church
1775 East Market Street
York, Pennsylvania 17402
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Friendly Acres is a camping ministry of Advent Lutheran Church located on a 10 acre site just 10 minutes away from the church on Druck Valley Road. The camp is a lodge that has a meeting area, cabins, indoor plumbing, kitchen facilities, and wheelchair accessibility. The property has a large field for outdoor games and a chapel area nestled in the woods. Trails and a prayer walk are available.

 


Adult and Family Weekend Retreats are offered several times a year at Camp Friendly Acres. A variety of enrichment opportunities are available for men, women, singles, couples, and families. The weekends feature fun and games, worship and study, nature and campfire, meals and snacks. All members and friends of the parish are welcome to participate. Due to limited bunk space, early registration is encouraged. Minimal fees cover basic expenses. For more information, please contact one of the pastors or see individual brochures for more details.

 


Several times each year the Youth Group participates in overnight camping experiences that take place at the church, at Camp Friendly Acres, and at our denominational church camp called Nawakwa. All of these events include opportunities for prayer and worship, fun and fellowship, organized games and campfire, snacks and meals.
Some events have a special focus while others emphasize fun and fellowship. In January, the youth have an overnight in which they prepare for their annual youth worship event for the congregation. Two mission camp events offering service to the church and/or community are available to youth each year at Camp Friendly Acres. In the Fall, junior high youth, grades 6 to 8, are invited to share in a Saturday overnight mission experience that concludes with worship on Sunday morning at the Church. The senior high mission event for youth who have completed grades 9 to 12 is held as a Sunday through Wednesday overnight camp during the summer. The emphasis is on growing in ministry by sharing Christian values and service. Of course, lots of fun and fellowship are also a part of this event.

Minimal fees are sometimes charged to cover the expenses of certain camping experiences, particularly at Nawakwa. Financial assistance, if needed, is available by talking one of the pastors. See individual brochures for further details.

 


Each summer the church offers camping experiences for youth at Friendly Acres. All meals and snacks, activities, and a camp t-shirt are provided. Each camper will participate in Bible study, crafts, games, nature study, campfire, and worship.

Two-day day camp for those who have completed grades 1 and 2
Tuesday - Friday overnight event for those who have completed grades 3, 4, and 5
Tuesday - Friday overnight experience for those who have completed grades 6, 7, and 8

For current information regarding dates, times, costs, and registration materials, please see the annual brochure which is available by the second week of January

 
 
 

     
           
           

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