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Legacy writ Large, Generosity of Spirit Continues at Camp Allen

Legacy writ Large, Generosity of Spirit Continues at Camp Allen

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

[Diolog Magazine Camp Allen June 2016] Nearly 100 years ago, Bishop Clinton Quin was having difficulty attracting clergy to the Diocese of Texas, and a sagging church population concerned the missionary bishop. He hoped a renewed vision for the youth of the Diocese would help attract those who ...

Restoration and Innovation Mark Future for Camp Allen

Restoration and Innovation Mark Future for Camp Allen

Written by George Dehan on

In 2001, when I came to Camp Allen as its first president, I said I wanted our guests' experiences to reflect this theme: “Awaken Your Spirit in the Piney Woods.” That vision has helped shape what is now the Centennial Fund leading to our 100th anniversary of Camp Allen in 2021. In order to ...

Be Well! Fish On!

Be Well! Fish On!

Written by Toni Christopher on

[Diolog Magazine Camp Allen June 2016] Dire circumstances often can lead to innovative and inspired ideas. Reel Recovery is one such initiative, created by avid fly-fishermen inspired by their fishing buddy’s battle with brain cancer. This “band of brothers” witnessed firsthand the ...

Needling to be at Camp Allen

Needling to be at Camp Allen

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[Diolog Magazine Camp Allen June 2016] Weekends fill up fast at Camp Allen with conferences and groups coming on retreat, but weekdays are often quiet. How could Camp Allen find groups to come between Monday and Friday?

Love and Life Firmly Rooted at Camp

Love and Life Firmly Rooted at Camp

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

[Diolog Magazine Camp Allen June 2016] "I didn't truly grasp the fullness of God's grace until I came to Camp Allen" Lauren Day admits. She grew up at Good Shepherd, Kingwood, and attended summer camp from the age of eight, later served as a camp counselor, then as a member of senior ...

Awaken to Prayer in the Woods

Awaken to Prayer in the Woods

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The Chaplain-in-Residence Program at Camp Allen serves thousands of people who come to a conference or retreat, offering Morning and Evening Prayer in All Saints’ Chapel, as well as personal pastoral care. The program, begun in the late 1990s by Bishop Claude E. Payne, has continued to be part ...

Episcopal House of Bishops to Meet at Camp Allen

Episcopal House of Bishops to Meet at Camp Allen

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The Episcopal Church House of Bishops will meet at the Camp Allen Conference & Retreat Center in Navasota, TX (Diocese of Texas) March 21-25. Meeting in retreat, the theme for the gathering will be “How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land.” The schedule calls for ...

Starry Nights Gala Raised Record $250,000 for Camp Allen

Starry Nights Gala Raised Record $250,000 for Camp Allen

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Honorees Barbara and Bishop Claude Payne Friends of Camp Allen gathered last Thursday evening at the Junior League of Houston for the 11th annual Starry Nights and Campfire Lights. The event was a complete success with a sellout crowd and a record $250,000 raised for scholarships and programs at ...

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