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On target: CrossTimbers campers making spiritual decisions across camp
Jul26

On target: CrossTimbers campers making spiritual decisions across camp

  DAVIS—It is true. Spiritual decisions are made by campers at different locations at CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp. According to Camp Program Director Charlie Gatton, 30-40 percent of decisions are made outside of the evening worship services, including the camp’s target sports. “(One night, Session 8) camp pastor Justin Ford (of Edmond, Oakdale) gave the analogy of missing the mark,” Gatton said. “In archery, when...

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Seniors say ‘yes’ to VBS!
Jul19

Seniors say ‘yes’ to VBS!

The common phrase “You’re never too old to learn” was demonstrated at Oklahoma City, Portland Avenue, which hosted a Senior Adult version of Vacation Bible School (VBS), July 9-12. By midweek, the church had almost 20 seniors saying “Y-E-S to VBS.” Gina McKean, director of children’s ministries at Oklahoma City, Portland Avenue, said a church member went to a senior adult VBS at Oklahoma City, Cherokee Hills last summer and asked her...

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‘Mission’ is a major part of CrossTimbers
Jul16

‘Mission’ is a major part of CrossTimbers

DAVIS—There’s a significant word in the title of the place where many Oklahoma Baptist churches are sending children to camp this summer. That word is “Mission.” CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp is known to have a lot of exciting adventures involving swimming, climbing, singing, playing and having fun. It is also where campers 3rd-6th grade learn about Southern Baptist mission work around the world. Each summer,...

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Falls Creek enjoys new rec activities this summer
Jul14

Falls Creek enjoys new rec activities this summer

DAVIS—Basketball and volleyball continue to be the most popular recreational activities during the summer youth weeks at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center. But down at the Riverfront Recreation Area, campers also participate in softball, kickball, horseshoes, as well as two new activities—disc golf and slingshot target games. “The slingshot took the place of extreme cornhole,” said Pete Petree, Falls Creek staff and recreation...

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CrossTimbers has makeover as campers come to Christ
Jul03

CrossTimbers has makeover as campers come to Christ

DAVIS—CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp sees improvements to its campsite almost every year, but camp participants this summer may see even more of a makeover when they visit the encampment near Davis. CrossTimbers camp manger Clay Young has spruced up the campgrounds for this summer. He said there are many improvements to the camp’s facilities, including the expansion and remodeling of the camp office.   “The main office...

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