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Find GEMs of Bible promises fulfilled to walk without fear thru any “death valley” testing or wilderness waiting time!
God Expressed Meekly/Mightily in you sparkle brightly with insights from Warren Huff & OTHERS
as inspired by The Christian Science Quarterly Bible Lesson on

“Probation After Death”
for Earth Day Weekend
Sunday, April 23, 2023

Here’s a link to CedarS Giving Tree Portal and our “100 Trees Earth Day Challenge!’  More details there and in our P.S.

(Cobbey Crisler’s insights are shared with the blessing of Janet Crisler
by Warren Huff, CedarS Executive Director Emeritus, warren@cedarscamps

BECOME ALIVE TO FEEL WITHIN GOD’S PRESENCE, EVEN IF CIRCUMSTANCES SEEM to have YOU in the depths of HELL! “Whither Shall I Go from Thy Spirit,” Psalm 139:7+/Responsive Reading. Find comfort in the ever-present uplift  of Spirit. Sing of it in Hymn 599, “Whither Shall I Go from Thy Spirit”,  2017 Christian Science Hymnal.

HYMN 599 VERSION of Ps. 139 was sung by all six North American camps for Christian Scientists!
Thanks to the May 2020 of initiating and copyright coordinating efforts of Holly Huff Bruland, CedarS then Director of Operations (now CedarS Executive Director), all six of the North American camps for Christian Scientists came together to sing “Whither!” This happened when this Psalm was in the Christian Science Bible Lesson and we were all apart and unable (in early summer of 2020) to accept campers in person.  Holly arranged for all to sing their segments and send them in to Nathan Wood to edit together so that each camp could have the following Vimeo link to post to its social media and circulate as it saw fit:

P.S. This Hymn is a favorite at several camps and is especially lovely when sung with a guitar as Erin Williams did in this YouTube version of it. (CedarS 50th Anniversary trilogy of CedarS CDs sold out at $25 each and the proceeds all went to camperships.)

TAKE EACH STEP (thru any testing time “valley of the shadow of death”) LIKE A SHEEP
that TOTALLY TRUSTS their SHEPHERD to work out everything for good!
Insights by Ruth Huff & others into Psalm 23 (citation B
2 & into “[Divine Love} is my shepherd” in citation S1/578;5; to “through the valley of shadow of death” cit. S2/596:21; & to “…I will dwell in the … (the consciousness] of [Love] forever” cit. S3/578:16).
Apply each line to yourself!

Psalm 23 and ME
Hear application examples for each line as shared by Warren Huff in his inspirational interview for the 2nd half of Arden Wood’s 2022 Annual Meeting at

Get the writtrn transcript to read by clicking this link.

Claim these divinely REAL definitions of YOUR heritage in the TWENTY-THIRD PSALM!
They negate the supposed “23 and me” genetic domination of 23 pairs of ancestral X-Y chromosomes and can prove that they Do Not Apply (D.N.A.) to the real you! [Bracketed substitutions from Mary Baker Eddy show “the light which Christian Science throws on the Scriptures” with a “…spiritual sense” of Love. (S&H 578/cits. S1 & S3)]  

“[Divine Love] is my shepherd;” That’s MY RELATIONSHIP

“I shall not want.” That’s MY SUPPLY!

 “[Love] maketh me to lie down in green pastures:” That’s MY REST!

“[Love] leadeth me beside still waters.” That’s MY REFRESHMENT!

 “[Love] restoreth my soul [spiritual sense]:” That’s God’s way of HEALING & MINE!

 “[Love] leadeth me in the paths of righteousness” That’s God’s GUIDANCE & MINE!

 “For His name’s sake.” That’s MY PURPOSE!

 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,” That’s MY TESTING!

 “I will fear no evil:” That’s MY PROTECTION!

 “For [Love] is with me;” That’s God’s FAITHFULNESS and MINE!

 “[Love’s] rod and [Love’s] staff they comfort me.” That’s God’s DISCIPLINE and MINE!

 “[Love] prepareth a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:” That’s MY HOPE!

 “[Love] anointeth my head with oil;” That’s God’s CONSECRATION and MINE!

 “My cup runneth over.” That’s God’s ABUNDANCE and MINE!

 “Surely goodness & mercy shall follow me all the days of my life:” That’s God’s BLESSING & Mine!

 “And I will dwell in the house [the consciousness] of [Love]” That’s MY SECURITY!

 “forever.”  That’s God’s ETERNAL HERITAGE and MINE!
(partly penned by CedarS Founder, Ruth Huff, partly by her son, Warren Huff)

IF YOU ARE UNFAIRLY TREATED, LIKE JOSEPH WAS in Genesis 37-41, CHERISH “pure affection, blessing … (your) enemies” (citation S4/ 589) And, If YOUR LOVE MEETS “NO RESPONSE”, REMAIN LOVING like JESUS did in Gethsemane (SH 586:23).   FIND COMFORT knowing that “… to them who love God… ALL things work together for good…”(Rom. 8:28) even when it looks unlikely.  

Here are abridged excerpts from a Workshop on “Harmony in the Workplace: Biblical Resources”
given at the 2019 International CS Nursing Network (ICSNN) Conference at CedarS
with Warren Huff as Joseph  (& Bible Professor, Dr. Barry Huff, as Paul, not in this Bible Lesson or GEMs)

A CONVERSATION WITH WARREN AS JOSEPH on how to heal flare-ups of inharmony:

[An A.P. (Answered Prayer) History application idea shared by Warren Huff, acting as Joseph:]
[“Joseph” in his “amazing, technicolor, dream coat” that was borrowed from CedarS Musical Theater costume shop:]
“Have you ever been bullied or treated unfairly?

I surely was treated very badly by my jealous brothers when they sold me into slavery. And then, just as things were going well, I had another testing time when the wife of my Egyptian master made a false accusation that got me thrown into prison.  But, as bad as that all sounds (and was), I refused to be discouraged and it all resulted in great good that blessed me and my family— and even saved me, and them and many others from starvation. .  (You can read all abut it in Genesis 37-50.) I was so trained to trust God as my ever loving Shepherd and to live so as to bless those around me that I refused to be discouraged.  Even when I was i unjustly imprisoned I  lived to help those around me.  As a result I was asked to, and was able to, interpret a dream of Pharaoh’s that he couldn’t even remember., and because of that God elevated me to serve in ways that blessed and saved the known world, especially my former enemies. All praise and glory be to God!

[Joseph walked off to meet his brothers, and a moment later, re-emerged as Warren without the colorful costume:]
“One takeaway from this Bible event is that we too like Joseph, can to prove each day that no matter what bad things happen TO us in our testing times, we can declare in advance and prove that they are happening FOR us.  With God being good and totally FOR us and in charge of our lives and of those around us, we, like Joseph, can refuse to be discouraged and can keep living to give, seeking to bless those around us, especially those who seem to be our enemies.

“Here’s how I proved that when I had to overcome inharmony and unjust bullying in my first workplace (other than CedarS).  I looked to Joseph’s example (cit, B4/Acts 7:8-10  and cit. B5/Gen. 45:4-8) and Mary Baker Eddy’s spiritual definition for Joseph as found in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. It reads in part: “JOSEPH. … pure affection blessing its enemies.”— page 589:20)

“My situation was that the owner of TEAM One Architects in Kansas City who hired me for my first job after graduating from Princeton University, made a big deal of my Ivy League education – which caused a good bit of jealousy and hostility from my immediate job supervisor. Not only did he assign me all the most meaningless and tedious jobs to do, but he also took aggressive actions to make my work look bad before our mutual employer.  (In days before CAD (Computer Assisted Drafting) this took form first in his smearing my pencil lettering and later in poking a hole with a drafting triangle in what I’d been working on all day.)

“I tried not to react, but rather respond with love and prayer.  On my drive home after his most aggressive attack, I started to really pray the “Daily Prayer” — line by line, idea by idea. (Church Manual 41) When I got to the part which reads “rule out of ME all sin,” I realized that although the healing seemed to be needed in someone other than me, the solution to this and really to every problem needed to take place in me, in my thought and in my loving response.

“In addition to using Joseph as a role model, I naturally looked to Jesus –our supreme role model. After all, Jesus had overcome hatred, injustice and persecution in their harshest forms.  In the Garden of Gethsemane, when he’d been captured and was being led away to be unjustly tried, whipped, tortured and crucified, I recalled his example of healing the cut-off ear of one who was leading him away to this awful experience.  When I got home I looked up the spiritual definition of Gethsemane in the Glossary chapter of “… the Key to the Scriptures.”  The application idea in this definition that stood out to me to use in my situation was “love meeting no response, but still remaining love.” (SH 586:23-25)

“I determined to follow Jesus’ example and be loving no matter the response. The next day started out no differently, except that during a work break, my persecutor suddenly realized and said out loud that it was his wedding anniversary and that he not only had no card or gift, but that by mistake he’d left his wallet inside his car at the repair shop and so he had no way to shop for anything during the upcoming lunch hour. Because of my prayers and desire to remain loving and to bless even my so-called enemies, I quickly said, “Here are the keys to my Opel GT and  my credit card to borrow to buy whatever is needed.”  From then on, we became best of friends both in and out of the office. We waterskied often behind his boat and played Frisbee or racquetball almost daily in the park, discussed Science & Health and its Christian, Biblical principles, went together to Christian Science lectures…  What cannot love do, for “Love never fails!” (1st Corinthians 13:8)

Take a minute to pray about how you intend to use love to heal any and all inharmony in your cabin, in your workplace, in your home, and in our country and world.  Don’t hesitate to give past challenges your best “retroactive treatments” to release all involved from a past, present or future of wrongdoing.  Instead, see them and yourself as always loving and by nature eager to bless. Try pledging to have – as your own – that mind of Christ that keeps the following Beatitudes daily.
“Pledge to:
Be free from pride (poor in spirit):
Be quick to forgive (merciful): and to
Think without strife (from CedarS song) and to Win without a fight (a peace maker) … 

BONUS: Additional insights from Warren on keys to workplace harmony at CedarS:

  • Use regularly a harmony-producing gift—a Q-T.I.P.— as shared with the 30 religiously-diverse, feuding tradesmen building Care House!
  • Quit Taking It Personally is a tip that will heal all turf-wars between those needing to pull together as team members.
  • Accentuating harmony in the workplace relates to “loving CedarS Care House into view” so as to be fully ready to serve this conference and group.
  • “The real Christian Scientist is constantly accentuating harmony in word and deed, mentally and orally…” (Miscellaneous Writings 206:19).
  • Big CedarS Cable Ski launch signs state: “God’s being is infinity, freedom, harmony, and boundless bliss” (SH 481). “Man is the expression of God’s being” (SH 470:23).
  • A regular tradition to close most evening camp activities is a “CedarS circle” where we hold hands and sing the CedarS song that includes the heartfelt directive to “think without strife.”
  • A daily closure for small groups is sharing gratitude & highlights.

CLAIM AS YOUR OWN Moses’ NOTHING-IS-IMPOSSIBLE-TO-GOD PRAYER that historian Flavius Josephus recorded
Moses’ and all the escaping Hebrew slaves and their unarmed families were trapped by the Egyptians and their chariots at the Red Sea.
To feel the gravity of the situation, the awe of God’s power, and the trust of Moses in God’s deliverance
click a YouTube clip of  THE TEN COMMANDMENTS | “Parting the Red Sea” Clip | Paramount Movies

When I (Warren) have attempted to cherish this faith in God’s all-powerful presence with me/within me, I have experienced dozens of modern-day miracles — many that I shared in my 2022 Arden Wood inspirational sharing as described in this transcript that you can read by clicking this link.  When I, like Moses feeling at one with God at the at the Red Sea, confidently requested of God so-called impossibilities and expected them, I with hundreds of others, have had the joy of bearing witness to them.  Such “freaky fast” manifestation of God’s power  include an downpour “out of the clear blue” that put out a dangerous fire and of a specific $100,000 surprize shortfall being met within minutes from an unsolicited donor (both page 3 of the transcript Downloadable online); the breaking of a drought to fill the Mediterranean Cable Ski Lake in CedarS Bible Lands Park with 60 million gallons of “holy water” in the 6 days before CedarS 2011 Opening Day; the “freaky fast” but lasting healing of both a broken ankle and broken arm (page 8),  of a huge cancerous growth (page 4);  of a last-minute, seemingly disastrous H.R. cancellation — all by the joyous expectation it being “fun to see how God would work this one out!”

Exodus 14/citation B10 (in this week’s Christian Science Bible Lesson) tells of this Red Sea emergency— and of God’s “Emerge-and-See” solution after “Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not [emerge from “the dark, ebbing and flowing tides of human fear”], stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will show you today.” (cit. S10/566:3 and cit. B10/Exodus 14:13 You can read below parts of “the rest of the story” as recorded by Josephus including Moses’ remarkable “Red Sea Plea” to God. It invigorates imagination and hope whenever “your endeavors are beset by fearful odds…” (Science & Health, 22:16)


“WHEN Moses had said this [“Fear ye not, stand still and see…”], he led them to the sea, while the Egyptians looked on; for they were within sight. Now these were so distressed by the toil of their pursuit, that they thought proper to put off fighting till the next day. But when Moses was come to the sea-shore, he took his rod, and made supplication to God, and called upon him to be their helper and assistant; and said “You are thouart not ignorant, O Lord, that it is beyond human strength and human contrivance to avoid the difficulties we are now under; but it must be your thy work altogether to procure deliverance to this army, which has left Egypt at your thy appointment. We despair of any other assistance or contrivance, and have recourse only to that hope we have in you thee; and if there be any method that can promise us an escape by your thy providence, we look up to you thee for it. And let it come quickly, and manifest your thy power to us; and do thou raise up this people unto good courage and hope of deliverance, who are deeply sunk into a disconsolate state of mind. We are in a helpless place, but still it is a place that you thou possessest; still the sea is yours thine, the mountains also that enclose us are yours thine; so that these mountains will open themselves if you thou commandest them, and the sea also, if you thou commandest it, will become dry land. Nay, we might escape by a flight through the air, if you thou shouldst determine we should have that way of salvation.”   [Click or paste URL above to see more in the rest of CHAPTER 16]


PRAY with POWERFUL GRATITUDE-in-ADVANCE as JESUS DID in getting news of illness & in RAISING LAZARUS! John 11:1-44/cit. B13 + Science & Health cits. S19/493:28-2, S18/75:13

[Warren: The Lazarus resurrection story is featured in the Section 4 citation B13/John 11:1-44. Cobbey’s insights below and another lifelike and tear-jerking reenactment of this event with proper, life-bringing word substitution of a Greek word “exhyp,nos” NOT to mean “Lazarus sleepeth—”exhyp,nos”  but that “Lazareth has been hypnotized—”exhyp,nos”.

[Cobbey Crisler:] “In Chapter 11, note how Jesus handles news of a severe sickness.

“In  John 11:3, “Jesus gets a message from Lazarus’ sisters that Lazarus is sick.”

“In John 11:4, the first thing Jesus says is, “This sickness is not unto death.”

“Remember that’s what he said about the man born blind in John 9:3, ” Neither has this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God might be manifest in him.”  We find the same kind of approach to a patient with Jesus’ method of healing including that concept.

John 11:5, “He loved the family very much, the family of Bethany,”

John 11:6, “But he still remains for two days.”

Then in John 11:7, he says, “Let us go into Judea again.”

John 11:8, “His disciples say, What? Last time we were there we had to duck projectiles.

“Then in John 11:11, he says to the disciples, “Our friend . . .  (see the shepherd­motive) Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.”  There are two Greek words for sleeping here. The first one is as if taking rest in sleep.  The second one, “awake him out of sleep,” is the Greek word “exhyp,nos”.  It includes within it the root of our word hypnotism.  It has a suggestion of a trance-like, not­normally-induced sleep.  It is interesting to see Jesus referring to death as a process of needing to be awakened from a trance.

John 11:12. “His disciples misunderstand that whole thing and “they say, If he’s sleeping, leave him alone.  He’s fine if he’s resting.

“John 11:13 shows how Jesus was using what we would call a euphemism.  He avoided the word die, because he is seeing it differently.

“In John 11:14, when, “they don’t comprehend him, he says very plainly, Lazarus is dead .”

John 11:16. “Thomas doesn’t cover himself with glory every time he appears in the Scriptures.  On the other hand, neither do we in our daily lives very often.  I don’t think we should finger-point at Thomas.  But Thomas does have somewhat of a note of sarcasm here when he says to his fellow disciples, “Alright, let’s go with him.  Let’s go die with him if he’s going to Judea. ”   This was something he was not that willing to do when the opportunity arose.  As you recall, when they captured Jesus in Gethsemane, where did Thomas head with all the rest of them?

John 11:17, “When Jesus arrives, we find that four days Lazarus had been in the tomb.”  He sees the scene that was so often associated with death, the hired mourners and the official mourners.

Martha appears in what I hope will always be a new light.  We have a tendency to stereotype, even people we haven’t known.  Martha has been labeled for centuries, “Don’t be a Martha.”  Some people are sorry their name is Martha, because of that.

“In John 11:25, it is only to Martha that Jesus ever makes the statement, “I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.”  Since we know that Jesus only addressed the receptive thought, and since Martha is the only one to whom he felt free to say, “I am the resurrection,” it is somewhat of an honor to be named Martha from that point of view.     …

John 11:33, “shows the weeping and the groaning that’s going on.”

“John 11:35 is the shortest verse in the Bible. It indicates Jesus’ humanity, “Jesus wept.”

John 11:36, “Behold how he loved him!”

John 11:37, “They asked, Could this man have prevented this incident?”

John 11:38, “Jesus comes to the cave.”

John 11:39, “And says, Take ye away the stone.  At that point even Martha’s faith breaks down.  It’s a hot country and a body in a tomb for four days and she so states.” 

John 11:40, “Jesus,” supporting her continuing faith, “said, Didn’t I tell you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?”  Thereby he continued to support the resurrection trust in womanhood.

John 11:41, “They took away the stone. Jesus lifts up his eyes, and makes a pronouncement that what he desires through prayer has already been accomplished.  I thank thee that thou hast heard me.”

John 11:42, “And I knew that thou hearest me always.  That’s a remarkable statement of Jesus’ theology.

“Here’s what the Anchor Bible says: “The prayer of petition is not the only form of prayer. If prayer is a form of union with God, then the Johannine (John’s Gospel) Jesus is always praying, for he and the Father are one.”

1 John 5:14 is another work attributed to the beloved disciple and one of the most beautiful views and definitions of prayer.  It comes through the transparency of this thought that was so close to Jesus.  Check your prayer against this measurement.

“Here is the “Bureau of Standards” on prayer, “This is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us.”  Notice the qualification.  It is not according to our will.   It is totally selfless.

1 John 5:15. But that’s not all, “If we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.”  That’s prayer of affirmation coming through there.

“In John 11:42, isn’t that exactly what Jesus said, “I know that thou hearest me always.  If we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions. “It is important to examine how our prayers measure against that standard.  We find Jesus expressing gratitude before the event.

John 11:43. “Then he says, “Lazarus, come forth.”  Obviously, he wouldn’t yell if he didn’t think Lazarus could hear.  You notice he’s communicating with a so-called dead man, expecting him to be able to hear, using one of the faculties that was supposedly shut off.  At the point of death, he doesn’t regard it as shut off.

John 11:44, “Lazarus comes forth,” very awkwardly, I may add, but nothing could keep him from answering that demand.  As a matter of fact, if you have been through the traditional tomb of Lazarus in Bethany, I consider it much more of a miracle that he ever emerged from the tomb, let alone being raised from the dead.  I’m quite sure he would have bumped his head several times on his way out.

“There’s another part of the healing that’s necessary.  “Jesus turns to those around him, “the environment, holding him in this grave, “and says, ‘Loose him, and let him go.‘”  There is a sense of freedom which is so important.  Remember what he says to a woman in another gospel, Luke 13:12, “Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.”

John 11:46, “Guess what? With the marvelous raising of Lazarus from the dead, there are informers. Rather than spreading the good news, they have to go report. “They went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done.”

John 11:47, “That’s when they have a meeting about him.”

John 11:54 “And Jesus can no more walk openly; but goes north into a wilderness,” staying out of reach temporarily.

Chapter 12:1 begins where he revisits “Bethany.”   

John 12:2, “Lazarus, Mary, and Martha there, Lazarus eating supper with them.”

John 12:9 shows that, a crowd begins to assemble. They hear that not only Jesus is there but Lazarus is a co-celeb. ” Bethany is only about a mile and a quarter from Jerusalem, so all of Jerusalem has been aware of this raising of the dead in their vicinity.  So people are coming to see Lazarus.”

In John 12:10, look at “what the chief priests are consulting about.”  Lazarus has just gotten out of the tomb and they want to stuff him back in!  Because he was really walking evidence of God’s word.

“Here comes what’s been called Palm Sunday and we find the general populace greeting him, even the children in other gospel accounts (Matthew 21:9, 15).

John 12:13, “Calling him the King of Israel, Hosanna,all Messianic terms, in recognition of Jesus’ Messianic roles.

John 12:14, “When Jesus chooses a young ass to ride into Jerusalem.”  Dr. Bull makes an interesting point here, he says, “Nowhere else are we told in the gospel that Jesus rides anywhere.  The presumption is that he walks.  But here, very close to Jerusalem, where the walk isn’t that long, he makes a point of having a special form of transportation.  It so happens that, although I’ve not seen this in any book, we are faced with another Messianic symbol.  When Solomon was anointed king, that’s the way he came into Jerusalem, on the back of David’s mule.  It also has to do with prophesy in Zechariah 9:9 where it talks about, “the king comes to Zion sitting on an ass’s colt.” The disciples don’t understand that until much later…”
“The Book of John, the Beloved Disciple,” by B. Cobbey Crisler**

[Warren: Why not joyously and gratefully accept as your own the Holy Spirit of this healing feeling?! It can be your daily/nightly springboard to try for yourself the proven Christ-method of “trading in your sorrow…for the joy of the Lord.” Here are the words to a moving and popular Christian song with its many YouTube versions, like this one by Jeremy Camp as sung by Darrell Evans with the lyrics to sing along with. Let your life sing for God by trading in your sickness, your covid, your blindness, your dying… “for the joy of the Lord!” Why not trade in being a mere mortal for being an Immortal, the ever-new, best version of the true you! – a perfect and one-of-a-kind expression of God!

P.S.  BONUS HISTORY of a Ruth E. Huff reenacting the raising Lazarus from the dead (John 11/cit. B13)
“Nana Ruth,” CedarS Camps Founder, had already been on two trips to Israel with Janet and Cobbey Crisler. She loved these trips and learned so much each time that she wanted to go for a third time.  But, she’d made a commitment to speak at a meeting of the National American Camp Association about the benefits and logistics of operating camps with 1 week and 2-week sessions.  So, she arranged with the Crislers to arrive as soon as she could join them join them after the convention which was in Boston that year.  
The day that Nana Ruth was able to join the group was when they were to come to Lazarus tomb at Bethany. Ruth ask Cobbey if she might do a bit of a fun reenactment and have him call out loudly “Lazarus, come forth!” at which point she would hop out of the tomb, wrapped in a sheet from the hotel.  The timing and all worked perfectly. When she appeared on-call, 30-some jaws dropped and laughter erupted soon as Ruth unwrapped herself.

In this humorous way, Ruth (unknowingly) started a fun CedarS (and Huff family) tradition of reenacting Bible events in memorable and meaningful ways. After all, she was a self-described “scribe under orders” when she wrote CedarS Five Fun-damental Concepts which fittingly end with:
“5. We expect to make camping at CedarS FUN!”

Other, meaningful parts of the stop at Lazarus’ tomb that day, no doubt featured Cobbey’s insights elaborated above that include Jesus’ expectancy of a good outcome from every “valley of the shadow of death.” Jesus stated aloud and modeled for us the “One in the asking, one in the proof” (Hymn 524:3) confidence the Christian healing method of giving gratitude to God in ADVANCE!  “Nana Ruth” echoed this in her own fun way every time she gratefully responded to a challenge by saying with “laughing eyes” and a smile: “It will be fun to see how God works this one out!”

Cobbey, Nana, Madelon Maupin, Barry Huff and all great Bible scholars and Sunday School teachers bring closure and applicable meaning to each event or citation by asking not only what does it mean, but WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ME AND TO EVENTS OF THE DAY.


P.S. Celebrate Earth Day with CedarS!

 Help us purchase and plant 100 new trees at CedarS over the next year!  We have identified several areas around camp in need of additional shade. Native species will be chosen that are naturally suited to our environment, and we will be planting a variety of sizes, from saplings to feature trees.  Feature trees may be donated in honor or in memory of someone. 

Funds are also being raised for plantings around camp, including the new walkway to Mary’s Chapel. On the Giving Tree, you can choose “refresh gardens” or “bushes and shrubs” to help with plantings. 

Donations of any size are greatly appreciated! Click the following link to give: 

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