FAITH FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
strange and unpredictable times we find ourselves in these days.
By Faith, we are leaning on God as our source of strength. The
last four months have been quite the adventure with many twists,
turns, ups, and downs along the way. We had no way of knowing
how much we would have to be living in our 2020 theme of “By
of the highlights of the summer at Camp Lone Star is our annual
BBQ Fundraiser. This event serves as our largest gathering of
friends and family as well as our largest fundraiser for the ministry.
As a result of the restrictions in place, and out of great concern
for health and safety, we have made the difficult decision to
cancel the 2020 Annual BBQ Fundraiser. Camp relies heavily on
the support raised during this fundraiser to sustain operations
and ministry throughout the year. So, during the month of July
we invite you to be a part of the By Faith Fundraising
I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive
it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.”
believe that God is indeed doing a new thing, here and now in
the summer of 2020. We are witnesses to the lives that are transformed
here at Camp Lone Star by the power of the Holy Spirit. More than
ever, we know that the ministry provided by Camp Lone Star is
vital to families who are searching for hope, encouragement, and
joy on the other side of this pandemic. You can do something to
help impact the lives of campers and retreat guests throughout
By Faith Fundraising Campaign.
gift helps transform lives through adventurous Christ-centered
hard to imagine this year without the sound of children laughing
their way sliding down the slip-n-slide, singing around the campfire,
or dancing through song time. On top of the loss of summer camp,
we can’t believe this July will take place without the joy
of worshiping together under the canopy of trees or without the
delicious barbecue, Wendish noodles, coleslaw, and potato salad
filling our stomachs. It’s also hard to imagine a year without
the exciting and lively auction, standing in awe at how much is
raised by a softball signed by the 2020 summer staff. However,
this is the reality we face. Even so, the goal remains the same:
to share life-transformation stories and raise support for a ministry
we all care so deeply about.
have set a By Faith goal of $92,000 to be raised during
the month of July.
that we have a big God who sits on his throne of grace. We know
that every good and perfect gift comes from Him. And we truly
believe that God is doing a new thing here at Camp Lone Star in
2020, and is preparing us for an even bigger adventure in 2021.
We humbly ask you to partner with us in our By Faith Campaign.
we can’t do this without you. Thank you for all you have
done, and continue to do, for this ministry. From the bottom of
our hearts, we can’t thank you enough for your continuous
partnership over the years, and through this pandemic, to grow
the Kingdom of God.
sure to select the “By Faith Campaign” if donating
online or write “By Faith Campaign” in the memo of
FAITH VIDEO RELEASE TIMELINE
the month of July we will be releasing videos and updates on our
Facebook & Instagram page, as well as our YouTube channel
and through e-mail updates. Here’s what you can be on the
10: Summer 2020 Update | Aaron Littmann
know God is all-powerful and that He is at work still transforming
lives through adventurous Christ-centered experiences no matter
17: Letter to our Campers | 2020 CLS Summer Staff
have 41 incredible servant-hearted college age summer staff
who care deeply about our 2020 Summer Campers. Together, they
wanted to share their thoughts, prayers, and encouragement to
our campers and their families as we navigate 2020 and this
24: By Faith for Life | Senior Program Staff
Lone Star is about planting seeds of faith, cultivating Christian
leaders and growing the Kingdom of God. This year, our senior
program staff have learned that our theme of By Faith is not
just a summer theme, but it’s a way to live our lives,
even during the storm that is this pandemic.
26: Virtual BBQ Worship Service feat. Rev. Mark Barz
we can’t gather together in person to worship, we can
gather together virtually. Rev. Mark Barz will lead our worship
service with the help of our 2020 Summer Staff. Join us at 10am
on our Facebook page and Youtube channel. Follow along with
the Worship Service by clicking here
to view the Worship bulletin.
31: Aaron Littmann | Vision 2021 + BBQ 2021
been a full year in a lot of ways. Even though this year has
been different than our plans, we are confident that God is
doing a new thing. In this video, Aaron will be sharing about
our Vision 2021 plan and how God has been moving and growing
His Kingdom through Camp Lone Star even in the midst of this