Posts By: Andrew Summers

David Talbott 40 Years

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How do you measure the impact of 40 years of ministry? You could count Hymn Sings, piano and organ concerts, conferences and retreats, or any number of other activities that Dave has spear-headed in his time at Mount Hermon. For me, I measure it in lunch dates, Thursday morning breakfasts, weddings, and constant laughter in […]

Doc: The Man on Fire

Posted by & filed under Alumni, General, Kindling, Staff News, Stories of Ministry.

If you have attended Family Camp in the last two years, you no doubt remember being thrilled (and a little nervous) at the sight of a Day Camp counselor breathing fire during the Sunday opener. Well, meet Andrew “Doc” Lee: counselor extraordinaire, fire-breather, and campfire illusionist! Like so many of our Summer Staff, Doc began […]

The Lasting Impact of Summer Staff

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  We love re-connecting with Mount Hermon Summer Staff Alumni and finding out where and how in their journey God has been using their staff experience. Meet Dr. Terry McGonigal, who helps shape young men and women for ministry at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. Terry served on Redwood Camp summer staff in 1972. Q: […]

28 to 28 Associate Profile

Posted by & filed under Alumni, Associates, Giving, Kindling.

Several years ago we launched “28 to 28” as a way for young Staff Alumni to more easily become Associates. Recognizing that giving $500 a year isn’t always easy when you’re starting out in your career, “28 to 28” allows people to give $28 a month to the Mount Hermon Annual Fund until the age […]

New Redwood Sports Pavilion Underway!

Posted by & filed under Alumni, Building Projects, Giving.

For 20+ years now we have been dreaming of a Sports Pavilion at Redwood Camp, and this summer that dream will finally become a reality! Last summer we were uber-blessed with a lead gift of $900,000 along with many other generous contributions which allowed us to reach our funding goal of $1,365,000 and begin construction on our new […]

Family Camp is Underway!

Posted by & filed under Alumni, General, Stories of Ministry.

This summer, thousands of campers have already come to experience an incredible week of Family Camp at the Conference Center. Families come from literally all over the country because they know that when they are here, they will encounter Jesus and experience life transformation. Continued from Alumni Newsletter: This summer our theme verse comes from […]

150 Part-Time Staff Make Mount Hermon Happen!

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Many, if not most of us, are keenly aware of the impact and scope of the summer staff experience at Mount Hermon. Each year, Mount Hermon hires over 200 college students and young adults to work at the Conference Center, Redwood, Ponderosa, and Kidder Creek. But did you know that this summer there will be […]

Staff Alumnus Continues to Make Lasting Impact

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  There are many staff whose work at Mount Hermon leaves a lasting impact. Scott Gullick, or “Scotty G,” as he was affectionately known by his staff, is no exception. Scotty served at Ponderosa Lodge for 7 years in a variety of roles. Starting as a counselor at Ponderosa, he began an internship after college […]

Redwood Staff Reunion

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  You would be hard-pressed to find a family more in love with Redwood Camp than the Martins! Susan and Lee met while on summer staff in the 1980’s, their daughters Grace and Hannah counseled for several years each, and their son Kendall was a Camper in Leadership Training (CILT) in 2010. They told us, […]