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Job Posting Announcement – Miracle Camp and Retreat Center

We need your help finding the right applicant! In early April, MCRC announced the job posting for the Ministry Lead position. As FEC is our priority, our plan of action is to first send the job posting announcement to all FEC churches, FEC credentialed individuals and other friends of FEC. Our hope is based on those [...]

May 5th, 2017|

What would happen to FEC without CSF?

The short answer to that question is pretty simple: less than is happening now. Without the Christian Service Foundation (CSF), FEC would experience less expansion, fewer church plants, less ability to respond to opportunities (such as the sudden availability of property), and more stress on congregations to pay for major repairs. Unfortunately, most banks won’t [...]

April 13th, 2017|

Slated Renovations to Add Meeting Space, Maximize Capacity at Miracle Camp

Every year, Miracle Camp and Retreat Center turns campers and private groups away, mainly because of a lack of additional meeting space. “The churches and groups that have been interested in retreats at Miracle Camp have needed a meeting space similar to the chapel, where they can meet and hold their own services,” says Jonathan [...]

February 9th, 2017|

“Salem4Youth played a crucial role in my life!”

Former students speak out Salem4Youth, a faith-based residential ministry in Flanagan, Illinois, has been hearing from former students lately, and they have an important message to share. Some of these students were successful in the program; others struggled. Some didn’t graduate. Yet all say the same thing: “Salem4Youth played a crucial role in my life.” [...]

December 29th, 2016|

Not your average marriage retreat

If you haven’t reserved your spot at one of two upcoming marriage retreat weekends at Miracle Camp and Retreat Center this fall, it’s not too late! Slated for either October 21-23 or November 4-6, 2016, this marriage retreat is unlike any other. Featured speakers Matt and Lanita Boyer bring more than just Godly, biblical teaching [...]

August 18th, 2016|

Like Father, Like Son

Why parent/child retreats are so beneficial When I was young, my father and I went on a father/son camp out with our church. I was probably 8 or 9 years old and to me, my father was the coolest person in the world. Looking back at that camp out, I am amazed that I liked it. [...]

August 4th, 2016|

You Tithe on Your Income, But What About on Your Estate?

CSF offers tips and tools for lifelong charitable giving Most people in FEC are familiar with the concept of tithing, giving 10% of their income to God’s work. But have you ever considered an estate tithe? David Teat, Christian Service Foundation president, explains. “For most people, the greatest value of their estates comes from their [...]

July 7th, 2016|

Summer camp is just around the corner!

Spring has finally sprung, and for school-aged kids across the country, that can only mean one thing: summer camp is just around the corner! If you’re looking for an adventure this summer, the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches has some great options. At Miracle Camp and Retreat Center in Lawton, Michigan, for example, kids can choose [...]

April 14th, 2016|

Heart and Life Changes Take Hold at Salem4Youth

Life and ministry are one and the same at Salem4Youth, a faith-based residential program for youth and families in crisis, located just outside Chicago, Illinois. Certainly, the required Biblical counseling and other programs play a huge role in transformations at the ranch. In fact, family counseling has become a requirement for parents as well as [...]

February 25th, 2016|

Start the Year Off Right with a Youth Investment Account

Most parents of young children realize the benefits of saving for their children’s future. At the same time, many Christian parents also hope to teach their children the value of investing in God’s kingdom. With a Youth Investment Account through the Christian Service Foundation, an affiliated ministry of the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches, parents—and grandparents—can [...]

January 21st, 2016|