Camping Sunday is traditionally celebrated on the fourth Sunday in April. The worship services and other ideas available for this Sunday are designed to increase visibility for the church’s outdoor/camping ministries, draw attention to local United Church camps, and help people recall their memories and experiences of church camping. Find a camp near you.

Worship Ideas

All in the Same Boat (28.45 KB): Jesus calms the storm in this service for Camping Sunday.
Back to the Future of Camping (932.92 KB): A service celebrating the ministry of camping - a tradition and an inspiration.
Call to Sabbath (32.02 KB): An intergenerational service for Camping Sunday.
Camp Changes Lives! Camping Sunday 2020 (218.58 KB): A service to listen to, talk about, reflect on, and support United Church camping ministries.
Camping Sunday: Pass It On! (32.56 KB): Gather around the "campfire" in this service for Camping Sunday.
Living Radical Welcome Camping Sunday Service (224.07 KB): A Camping Sunday service that celebrates our differences.

Minute for Mission

Heaven among the Stars, Trees, and Lakes: Church camps create friendships that last a lifetime and allow children and teens to experience their faith in new ways.