Elkdale Baptist Church hosting overnight camp

Published 9:51 pm Saturday, June 16, 2018

Elkdale Baptist Church will be holding United for the City 2018 from Sunday, June 24 to Friday, June 29.

“What would the Dallas County and Selma community look like if the entire body of Christ were united to serve our community and worship together without any denominational walls being in place?” according to a release from the church. “United 2018 will lead the community by training students in grades 7-12 to revere their faith and provide opportunities to serve Selma through week-long mission projects.”

The cost is $75 per person and the cost of camp covers all meals from Sunday night through Friday night, lodging for the week at Elkdale Baptist Church, all materials for United ministry sites and a t-shirt.

The Camp Pastor is Joel Zaborowski, who is the Associate Director of Leadership Development with Sonlife.

“Joel has been involved with Sonlife since graduating from Messiah College in 1989,” according to a release. “Most recently, he served as the Great Lake Regional Director since 2012. Joel is ordained with the Evangelical Free Churches U.S.A. Joel brings 26 years of pastoral ministry experience as a youth pastor, associate pastor, church planter and senior pastor to this strategic position.”

The worship leader is Lincoln Campbell.

“We are also excited to announce that Lincoln Campbell will be joining with us for United 2018,” according to the release. “Lincoln is the Student Worship Leader at the Church of the Highlands – Montgomery Campus. He is excited about God’s mission of United through student Christ-followers in our community.”

Registration begins at Elkdale on Sunday, June 24 at 3 p.m., dinner at 4:30 p.m. and opening celebrations at 7:30 p.m.

On Monday through Wednesday, breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m., and 8:45 a.m. is when the campers will divide into ministry sites.

There will be seven different sites including two sports sites one at Meadoview Christian School and Edgewood Elementary; two construction sites one at Edgewood Elementary and Dallas County High School, a group will be at the nursing home, Edmundite Missions Café’ and the food bank and two Back Yard Bible Clubs one at Selma University and Water Avenue Trailer Park.

There also are serving opportunities for adults including chaperoning students, sponsoring and serving on a breakfast or dinner team, being a hall monitor and mission site servers.

For more information, visit Elkdale’s website at www.elkdale.org. or visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/elkdale.