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Warm beach Camp’s “Want Ad”

Here is a list of some things we could really use at the Camp right now. Please take a moment to look it over and see if you have any of these items, lying around unused, and taking up space, that you could donate. It will be a big help to the Camp, and we’ll see that you receive a valuable letter of receipt, good for income tax purposes.

To donate items, please email Gary Kocher, or call him at the Camp office, 360-652-7575 ext. 244.


• 42″ or larger Plasma TV
• Video projector, 2000 lumens or better
• HD-DVD player
• CD Boom-box
• Adjustable metal music stands
• Mity-Lite® 8-foot folding tables
• U-Haul-style truck with Easy-Lift tailgate
• Pickup trucks, small or full-sized, 1996 or newer
• Kayaks
• Golf Carts, gas or electric
• Mechanical/woodworking/construction tools
• Yard/garden/farm tools or equipment
• Trash containers, 32 gal. or larger, with wheels
• 30-40 gal. plastic storage tubs
• 8 to 10 half-inch plywood sheets, 4′ x 8′
• Extension cords, outdoor grade
• 8 Channel-locks plyers
• 8 Small wire cutters (dykes)
• 8 Small hammers
• Fine Point Sharpie Permanent Markers, large package
• Duct tape (case)
• Masking tape (case)
• Flashlights (2 D-cell type only)
• 12 16″ lighted Snowflakes (single string only)
• LED lights (assorted colors)
• Flood and Spot lights (low wattage or LED – assorted colors)
• 5 Medium-size plastic yellow tool boxes with tray
• 14-watt cordless power drill set
• 7-foot artificial Christmas tree (complete)
• 1 ladder, 6-foot

Creating Beauty

I love to garden. Shrubs, flowers, trees – I love the shapes and colors, the textures and fragrances of each one and how they come together to make surprising and unexpected beauty. Being in my garden feeds my soul. But gardens need care – weeding, pruning, dividing, and transplanting occur frequently. It’s part of the deal – part of the joy – at least most of the time. When it comes to pruning and moving and removing, I am often ...

The Generosity and Understanding of Jesus

Photo by Rod Long on Unsplash So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. -Hebrews 4:16 NLT https://bible.com/bible/116/heb.4.16.NLT Take time to listen to these words. Read, speak and own them. These words are for you and me. So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us ...

Blessings Big and Small

To see Warm Beach Camp empty at a time of year when it would normally be flooded with guests and campers is an odd sight. The past four months at the Camp have been challenging to say the least. Camp staff have made drastic adjustments at work to adapt to government requirements and the lack of revenue the Camp is experiencing. But, in all of this we have seen God’s blessing and provision every day. The blessings come in big ...