Casowasco News Archive for August, 2015

Summer Camp Chapel Playlist 2015

Summer Camp Chapel Playlist 2015

Haven’t been able to stop singing songs from Chapel? We haven’t either!

We sang some awesome songs in Chapel this summer, and we’ve put together a playlist on our YouTube channel so you can listen to all of them!

Click HERE to listen to the playlist!

Planetshakers - This Is Our Time
Elevation Worship - Only King Forever
Elevation Worship - Unstoppable God
Unspoken - Start A Fire
Rend Collective - My Lighthouse
Steve Fee - Rise And Sing
Kristian Stanfill - Always
Chris Tomlin - Indescribable
Hillsong - Sinking Deep
Chris Tomlin - White Flag
Hillsong - Take It All
Casting Crowns - Thrive
Hillsong - Wake
Matt Redman - We Are The Free
Passion - Burning In My Soul
Bastille - Pompeii
Hillsong - Alive
Steve Fee - Broadcast
Rend Collective - Build Your Kingdom Here
Hillsong - From The Inside Out
Jeremy Riddle - Furious
Steve Fee - Happy Day
Hillsong - Hosanna
Newsboys - Live With Abandon
Planetshakers - Nothing Is Impossible
Gungor - Beautiful Things
Chris Tomlin - Our God
David Crowder Band - No One Like You

We’re already busy planning for Summer Camp 2016 - looking forward to seeing you there!

Posted on August 31st by Mike Huber

CRM Announces Staff Transitions

This summer, thousands of children, youth, and adults have enjoyed a summer camp program, a family camp program, or a retreat program at one of the Upper New York Conference’s six camp and retreat centers.

Even as the summer season winds down, CRM has begun welcoming guests to many of its facilities and is preparing for a busy fall season of hosting guests at the six sites. The season is full of changes: soon the leaves and temperature, and then back to school for many seasonal staff and campers. With that, there are also transitions within UNY Camp & Retreat Ministries for three of its staff.

Jim Daly, Director at the Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center in Warrensburg, will retire Sept. 12. He has just completed his third summer at Skye Farm. Daly will retire after 36 years of full-time service in Camp & Retreat Ministries, having previously served in the Central Pennsylvania and Detroit conferences in addition to serving as the Director at the Asbury Camp & Retreat Center in Silver Lake.

Aliechia Post, Director at the Findley Camp & Retreat Center in Clymer, will return to full-time teaching, having accepted a position in North Carolina. Post has served as director for the past five years and, prior to that, as the seasonal program director and summer staff member at Findley.

Demetrio Beach, Director of Program & Outreach for Camp & Retreat Ministries, has accepted a position at Trinity First United Methodist Church in El Paso, Texas, where he will serve as the Associate Lay Pastor of Discipleship Ministries. Beach has served the past two years as CRM’s Director of program and outreach.

Post, Daly, and Beach have worked tirelessly to support the vision and mission of Upper New York.

“Aliechia, Jim, and Demetrio have been critical in developing programs, maintaining and upgrading facilities, and working with our volunteers and staff in ensuring quality experiences for all our campers, guests and staff,” said Mike Huber, Director of UNY Camp & Retreat Ministries.

“I have known Jim for many years; his deep knowledge and appreciation for facility management and care of our beautiful natural settings has been a rich blessing that will be missed. Aliechia has guided Findley through a significant time period and has learned a great deal and has offered herself fully to the demands of the position. Demetrio has helped develop and create new programs and outreach opportunities for our camp and retreat centers, connecting churches and families to all that we have to offer. It is sad to see Jim, Aliechia, and Demetrio go. I wish them all the best in the next phase of their journey.”

A transition plan is in place for the fall season with support from the Camp & Retreat Ministries Staff Leadership Team.

Posted on August 19th by Mike Huber