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    A Simple Phone Greeting

    Thankful for God’s work in 2014 and looking forward to 2015 By Dathan Brown, Executive Director Our Work isn’t Done Recently I heard a story of a man who would answer the phone by saying, “One day closer to Heaven.” Ken Poure, Hume Lake Christian Camps’ second Executive Director, was a man who had a […]

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    Dorm Dedication at Hume New England

    A game-changer for the ministry in New England By Lenny Harris, Program Director A Historic Event It’s those final few curves on the drive into camp where you catch your first glimpse of the lake. A rush of memories of past visits and a growing anticipation of what this trip may hold brings a smile […]

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    Behind the Scenes: Snow, Ice & Winter Fun

    You’ll be surprised at what it takes to handle winter at Hume! By Mike Drake, Sr. Director of Development Hume Staff are Working Hard this Winter The winter season brings snow each year to the Hume basin. We depend on snow for next summer’s lake and streams as well as for snowy-fun, which every winter […]

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    What is a Donor Advised Fund?

    Looking for great tax benefits from your giving? By David Harrison, Director of Gift & Estate Planning A Way to Encourage Multi Generational Generosity There has been recent press about Donor Advised Funds (“DAF”) and many large investment companies have entered the market. A DAF is a fund created to receive donations from a person […]

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    Hume Alumni Produce Movie at Hume Lake

    If you’ve been around Hume for any length of time, you know that we LOVE to tell stories in crazy and creative ways (Mulletia, anyone?) Communicating biblical truth through unusual genres, characters and themes is something we find great joy and excitement in.

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    Hume Goes to Papua New Guinea

    Every other fall, Hume raises funds, packs bags of rec gear, video equipment, opener costumes and props, obtains visas and plane tickets and heads off to the far ends of the world, to Papua New Guinea to run a camp for missionary students. A few facts about Papua New Guinea: it’s located right above Australia, […]

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    Remembering Ken Poure

    Celebrating the life of Hume’s second Executive Director By Bob Phillips, Executive Director Emeritus A Life Lived Well When you drop a rock into water it creates ripples . . . ripples that grow into ever increasing circles. The symbol of “ripples of influence” is what we chose for the logo of Hume Lake Christian […]

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    The Ripple Continues

    Life-transformational moments go far beyond the camp experience. It was a beautiful evening in Southern California. I was working in our backyard when I received a phone call from the Program Director at Hume Lake, Johnie Moore. He was a close friend, but this was not a personal call. He told me that Hume was […]

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    Summer 2014 Recap

    Stories from each of the seven Hume summer camps Wagon Train By Jonathan Blesse Kids Ages 8-11 Though a lot of changes took place this year in Wagon Train, ministry continued as usual, and hundreds of kids spent a memorable week at camp. It’s always fun to see campers get dropped off on Sunday, wave […]

    0 comment October 7, 2014

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    Behind the Scenes: Public Safety at Hume Lake

    Ever wonder how we handle emergencies at Hume? Ready for Any Emergency Have you ever wondered how Hume Lake Christian Camps handles the challenges of providing fire protection and medical services to our guests, staff, leaseholders and the public at large? You may be surprised to know that it is all done with only one […]

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