Victory Circle Blog

Victory Circle Blog

from family camper – nicole muegge

Here it is – our second time to family camp. The Lord has blessed us with beautiful weather this week. Our family really was looking forward to this week and just like last time, we were not disappointed. The week...

family camp fun…

There is something truly unique about Family Camp. It’s not just that your meals are cooked for you, or that you don’t have to go to work, or that you don’t have to clean up after yourself after a meal....

i love camp food … at family camp! – Pastor Mike Roberts

This week I don’t have to plan, prepare or clean up after a meal – what a blessing! But the blessing of eating is greater than that, and at camp I’ve had opportunity to think on this as well. The...

Finish line…or starting line? from Megan Franklin

When I think about victory, I often think about ending, accomplishing or being done with something. We here at Camp Gilead though, have just begun. I would not call myself a good writer, but taking our theme… In the Beginning...

ashes and embers – from Jim Saunders, Jr Camp Pastor

Camp ministry is alive and effective! Not much, but faint embers visibly remain from tonight’s camp fire. Victory Circle outside our cabin is once again quiet with the campers now back in their cabins. Suddenly the quiet is interrupted by...

Friday night sights and sounds

the crackling fireflying sparksMilt Herd adding woodthe sounds of several guitars tuningcampers laughingcampers talkingcampers reflectinga cool breeze through the treesthe flash of a cameracampers singingthe lights of glowstick necklaces and bracelets around campers necks and bodiesthe innocent sweetness of a...

the view from the keyboard…

brr…it’s cold out tonight! Welcome back to the fire here at the Victory Circle! Camp life the last few days has been exciting and filled with activities, energy and memories! We went on a huge slip n slide yesterday, hiked...

the jump

3rd Grade – The first time I saw the camp fire on Friday night I could only think about ONE thing. Could I jump over the Fire?… Its every boy’s dream and yet still every man’s dream to wonder if...

from melissa…counselor of cabin 5

Hi! My name is Melissa and I am the counselor of Cabin 5. This is my first year on staff at Camp Gilead and I have been having a blast so far this first week at camp! Monday was the...

…first day of summer camp…

ah…one of the best things about coming to the victory circle is the chance to SIT! Our day started out a bit cold and wet…and early! Day campers arrived at Gilead around 7:30 AM and were welcomed by a very...