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We Will Gather Again

It is a time of silence. The chapel is empty. I walked into a lone piano and worshiped with God. I played and praised to an audience of one. As I worshiped the One it was if He himself reminded me…

We will Gather Again…

My heart soared with hope. Not because of any physical evidence. There are still no people and the end of this Pandemic does not seem to be in site. There is a promise from the one who is faithful…

We will Gather Again…

I have come to this room since I was young. Many a heart cry and joyful praise has been played on these very keys looking out over Port Susan Bay of Puget Sound and I hear the melody in the distance…

We will Gather Again…

From this room I have seen the eagles soar and thousands of geese flying in formation as a noisy, but united team. The sun sets out these windows and the horses walk in the plains below the bluff. All of creation sings….

We will Gather Again…

In this very room a group of Jr. High students taught me to treasure the reading of scripture in worship. God drew near at the speaking of His word and I have led differently ever since that day because I know…

We will Gather Again…

I leave this empty room a happy camper because yet again, God met me here.

We will Gather Again Soon!

-Ed McDowell, Executive Director
Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center

Ministry is the Connection Between Instructor and Student

About a year ago, a wonderful 85-year-old grandmother entered my life. She approached us with the interest of taking riding lessons after many years of being out of the saddle. Inez grew up with horses and even raised a horse from a foal to his last day on earth. Her daughter was involved in a local Pony Club and Inez had ridden until her kids moved on to adulthood. She deeply missed riding and the bond that comes with riding ...

Hearing from God

The past year has been difficult, bringing physical challenges, relationship losses, and employment transitions. My husband and I came to Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center for several reasons. One of the most important was to hear from God. One of the things I appreciate most about Warm Beach, is it provides the perfect environment to listen to God’s voice. I hear His laughter in the sound of children at play and see His joy on the faces of little ...

Trust in Hope

Hope in the context of the Bible is not the same as hope in the context of our current culture. Our culture often uses hope as wishful thinking, "I hope so…." Biblical hope, on the other hand, is an assurance of a promise that will come to pass! Down at the Stables, we have another "Hope" I'd like you to get to know. A large, beautiful, gentle giant of a draft horse named Hope. As an equine partner in our ...