Posts By: Murphy Felton

News from Santa Cruz

Posted by & filed under Kidder Creek, Stories of Ministry.

 One of the most fun things about the summer season is listening to all of the stories of how God is transforming lives through the ministries of Mount Hermon. Here are just a couple of stories of how God is at work in Santa Cruz: “Mount Hermon is amazing. It’s a place where my family […]

Exploring Core Values

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

These are Mount Hermon’s core values that drive “the how” behind the calling of Lives Transformed. Beyond creating a filter and a standard for what happens here, they reflect the heart and desire of what we have been called to do. Relational We engage in purposeful, deep, and enduring relationships as an intentional, Christ-like community. […]

The Samuelson Pavilion

Posted by & filed under Building Projects, General, LOG, Stories of Ministry.

On July 30, over 300 Redwood campers from past and present, staff, friends, and family all gathered under the Samuelson Pavilion to dedicate it to God’s glory and service. The Samuelson Pavilion has been a project of dreams for years, and this last summer came to fruition. Dick Dosker, former Redwood Camp Director (1956–1989) captured […]

A Dream Comes to Fruition: Redwood Pavilion

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

On July 30th, over 300 Redwood campers from past and present, staff, friends, and family all gathered under the Samuelson Pavilion to dedicate it to God’s glory and service. The Samuelson Pavilion has been a project of dreams for years, and this last summer came to fruition. Dick Dosker, former Redwood Camp Director (1956-1989) captured the […]

A Simple Click

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

   Two students sit on the benches outside of the Creative Services office wielding their phones and chatting about the upcoming summer. “Did you see the video? Here, let me show you.” Huddled around a phone and with a simple click, together they watch a sneak peak of the exciting things that will happen at […]

Summer Themes Revealed!

Posted by & filed under General, Youth.

It’s no doubt one of the questions we get asked the most: What the theme this summer? Well, we are excited to announce all of the themes for the different camp centers! Kidder Creek: The theme for campers at Kidder Creek is “Masterpiece Restored.” Campers will learn that they are uniquely created by God with […]

Memorial Service RSVP

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We are looking forward to celebrating the life and ministry of Roger Williams with you on October 26th, at 2:30 PM at Mount Hermon. In order to help us plan effectively, it would be helpful to know you are coming by October 21st. There are details on Rachel’s blog as well as Roger’s Page about […]

Mount Hermon Summer in Review

Posted by & filed under Kidder Creek, LOG, Stories of Ministry.

What an amazing summer at Mount Hermon! It is humbling to look back and see how God was at work this summer in the lives of over 10,000 people who participated in a Mount Hermon camp. This summer was spiritually and programmatically spectacular. Here’s a look at what took place at Mount Hermon this summer […]

A Video Announcement from Roger and Rachel Williams

Posted by & filed under General.

Dear Friend of Mount Hermon, I’d like to bring you up to date about important matters concerning Mount Hermon’s future. As you know we have been anticipating and preparing for a leadership transition, even before Roger’s diagnosis with cancer in 2012. We expected to be in the process of recruiting a new CEO at about […]

Volunteer Partners — Shared Benefit

Posted by & filed under Kindling, Volunteer.

  Mount Hermon has hundreds of Volunteer Partners, serving here each year in many ways. Wherever they’re involved you can catch their joy and teamwork in unforgettable experiences that exemplify our mission of “Lives Transformed.” They are committed friends and true Partners with us. Each year their hours contributed at Mount Hermon, Whisper Canyon and Kidder Creek are […]

Alumnus Andrew Summers Joins Full-Time Staff

Posted by & filed under Alumni.

By Lisa Olson Director of Program Ministries and Marketing In September the Advancement Team gained a new member. Andrew Summers has been attending Mount Hermon camps since the age of 8 and has spent the last six summers on staff at both Ponderosa Lodge and the Conference Center. Andrew’s decision to pursue full-time ministry as […]

Alumni Bring Students to Fall Frenzy

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By Andrew Summers Campaign Coordinator Each fall Mount Hermon hosts four weekend events for youth. This year over 700 Jr. High and High School students along with their youth leaders will attend these events that pack the fun and spiritual impact of a week of summer camp into 48 hours. During the first Fall Frenzy, speaker […]

28 ’til 28

Posted by & filed under Alumni.

By Dave Burns Director of Adult Ministries As the Director of Adult Ministries I’m often asked “What is a Mount Hermon Associate?”  Associates are those who give generously to fund the non-glamorous, day to day work of ministry at Mount Hermon. Projects like: new decks on the cabins at Ponderosa Lodge, new pathway lighting at […]

Mount Hermon Vehicle Donations

Posted by & filed under Giving.

To donate your vehicle to Mount Hermon, please contact J.R., Kerry, or Debbie in the Advancement Department, 831.430.1237 / advancement@mounthermon.org

Heart Felt Investments

Posted by & filed under Giving.

By Kerry Phibbs April 2012 began Brenda Wallace’s tenth year on the Mount Hermon staff. Brenda started as a registrar, but it was soon evident her skills fit perfectly as Registration Manager. We are consistently blessed by Brenda’s heart for people and for this ministry. She and her staff are the “face of Mount Hermon,” […]

AIM Celebration

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By Kerry Phibbs The day was Friday May 11, 2012, and the anticipation of our annual AIM Celebration was foremost in our minds. All the planning, preparation and decorating had been done, prayers had been lifted up, and we were confident the Lord would fulfill our hopes for a wonderful experience. And He certainly did! […]

Love in Action: Give Camp 331

Posted by & filed under Giving, Stories of Ministry.

By JR Loofborrow I’d like you to meet Gordon and Jan Kvamme—long-time Mount Hermon friends, faithful, committed members of our volunteer team, and part of our Associates family. Last summer they were deeply impacted by an experience their grandson had here at camp. We were very excited they shared it with us, and they’ve allowed […]

Amazed, but not surprised!

Posted by & filed under Press Release, Stories of Ministry.

By Alden Johanson Over the years, thousands of families and individuals have driven into Mount Hermon—on their way to a glorious week of Family Camp, to take their children to Redwood Camp or Ponderosa Lodge, or to join their own Guest Groups or Conferences for retreat and respite in the Redwoods. Most can envision passing […]

Welcome Home, Andrew

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By Kerry Phibbs On September 4, 2012 Mount Hermon received a special gift in the form of Andrew Summers. Andrew came on board the Advancement team full time as our Campaign Coordinator. He will be managing the myriad of details such as executing mailings and newsletters, planning and running events, and providing content for our […]

Mount Hermon Aquires New Land

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Dear Mount Hermon Family, We are so excited to share with you, news of a once-in-a-century sort of news! God has chosen to bless Mount Hermon with a strategic property acquisition that will protect our borders and enhance our ministry for generations to come. Watch this video link to hear JR Loofbourrow, Director of Advancement, […]

Mount Hermon 2011 Ministry Update

Posted by & filed under General, Giving.

The rains may come, the lands may slide, but God is bigger and He continues to do great things at Mount Hermon! Thank you for your prayers and concerns about Mount Hermon during these times. Be encouraged! God is continuing to transform lives. JR takes some time to give an update about what’s happening at […]