Celebrating Successes — Now & Future

5/1/2022

Rev. Ryan Gackenheimer, Executive Director, reflects on the ministry of Silver Lake in his letter for the 2022 Spring Newsletter.

Ryan Gackenheimer


Rev. David Peters Honored with 2022 Silver Lake Award

4/27/2022

"The Silver Lake glitterati were especially sparkly on the afternoon of April 24 at the Silver Lake Award Celebration, honoring the Rev. David Peters. The event celebrated Rev. Peters’ 40 years of service and ministry at Silver Lake as a camper, counselor, staffer, dean, and volunteer." - Written by Brian Lapis, Silver Lake Award Celebration Planning Team Member

Brian Lapis


Maple Sugaring 2022 Recap

4/19/2022

On March 26th, 2022, a handful of families arrived at Silver Lake for another installment of Silver Lake Maple Sugaring. This perennial favorite welcomes families of every shape and size to God's beautiful backyard to spend time outdoors with other families, make new friends, visit with old friends, and learn about and celebrate the glory of maple sugaring. - Written by Dan Krhla, Silver Lake Board Member


Draw the Circle Wide

3/9/2022

Rev. Paul Nesbit, Silver Lake Board Member, reflects on the variety of ways to "draw the circle wide” as we seek to welcome new folks to the circle that is Silver Lake Camp Retreat Center.


2022 Silver Lake Award Celebration

3/8/2022

Learn more about the 2022 Silver Lake Award honoree, the Rev. David Peters, and join us for the Celebration on Sunday, April 24. -- Written by Brian Lapis, Silver Lake Award Planning Team Member

Brian Lapis


Thank You For Your Support!

2/16/2022

Silver Lake donors were incredibly supportive in 2021, helping us raise over $210,000! Join us for a celebration of our donors and learn how you can support Silver Lake in 2022.

Ruth Choate


Get ready for Silver Lake 2022!

1/20/2022

Summer registration has opened, and the response has been fantastic! As we return to our seven 1-week sessions, we again have themed conferences. Kids can choose singing, sports, film, science, drama, hiking, Harry Potter, and everything else under the sun (or is it Son?). -- written by Nancy True, Silver Lake Board of Directors


Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center Name Change

12/15/2021

"One of the things I love about camp is the way it both stays the same and is always changing....The heart of Silver Lake has not changed. A part of the name has changed to better reflect the ministry we do today and, really, have always done."

Ryan Gackenheimer


Christmas at the Lake 2021 Recap

12/14/2021

On December 4th 2021, thirteen folks, some camp staff, and volunteers arrived at Silver Lake for another year of Christmas at the Lake - Family Day. This perennial favorite welcomes families of every shape and size to God's beautiful backyard to spend time outdoors with other families, make new friends, visit with old friends, observe the season of Advent and prepare for Christmas. -- Written by Dan Krhla, Silver Lake Board of Directors


November: A Time for Thanksgiving & Giving

11/12/2021

November: a time for thanksgiving, a time to count our many blessings, a time to be surrounded by family, friends and loved ones, a time to give our time, talent and support to Silver Lake. - written by Sarah Barker, Silver Lake Board of Directors


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Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center is a ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.
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