The BC and Yukon Seventh-day Adventist’s annual family gathering is coming to Camp Hope. The Adventists have a philosophy that seeks to grow the whole person and addresses the physical, spiritual, mental and social aspects of the self.
A series of presentations will be given by the group on health, cooking, music and Christian growth. Interested in knowing more about cardiovascular disease? An electrophysiology cardiologist (graduate of McGill University with several fellowships) will be speaking on cardiovascular health.
There will be an emotional health class that covers emotional disconnection and hiding from intimacy, along with a presenter and internationally recognized speaker, educator and researcher who will be discussing the controversial topic of domestic abuse.
A dietary practitioner certified from the Living Light Arts Institute will also be on hand to teach the fine art of eating raw foods in a class known as Awesome Rawsome. Mornings and evenings will include Bible-based meetings designed for various age groups.
Master story-catcher Dick Duerksen, Ron Halvorson (son of a New York gang member,) or Mike Tucker from Faith for Today (the oldest TV religious broadcast in the world,) along with a host of others will be attending the gathering.
Following the evening meeting, a free mini-concert will be featured at 9 p.m.
The gathering will take place from Friday, July 24th to Saturday, August 1st. Classes are scheduled to be held Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will ask be a series of classes from 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., entitled Acquiring the skill of Prayer, My Heavens (a former atheists’s look at creation and evolution) and Nature Photography on Wednesday only. For more information please visit www.bcadventist.com/campmeeting.