Welcome to Virtual Lantern Fellowship: Spring 2021

Even though this weekend looks different from what we are used to experiencing together, it is wonderful to be connected with all of the Lantern Ladies again! The Steering Committee has worked hard, for many weeks, to create, curate, and provide a quality weekend for all of us to enjoy. We pray that our hiatus from in-person gathering won’t last too long, and we can’t wait to see everyone again soon!

Program: Following Fred

Rev. Benjamin George

What we already know: Culture has shifted. Churches can no longer expect people to flock into their doors. We need to go out into the world.
What we do not know: How to be IN the world. We have forgotten how to be neighbors. We don’t have non-Christian friendships, nor do we know where to start to develop them.
Join us as we explore the theological worldview of Mr. Rogers, so we can re-enter our neighborhoods, not just return to our churches.
Rev. Benjamin George is the Pastor & Director of Camp Wakonda in Sherrodsville, Ohio, which is owned and operated by Christ Presbyterian Church, Canton, Ohio. He has served in this role for the last three years, but has been involved in the Wakonda community for the last 20 years. It was at this camp that Ben met his wife, Kate, and where they held their wedding ceremony. Ben attended Princeton Theological Seminary, and served as the Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Minerva, Ohio for 7 years. Now living at the camp, Ben and Kate raise their three children, Levi (10), Ezekiel (7), and Abram (5). Family time is their number one priority. However, when there is spare time, Ben enjoys video gaming, reading, and the great outdoors.

Ways to Participate

There are many ways for you to enjoy this weekend’s fellowship!

At the time of the event: Go to the “Schedule” page and click on the title of the event you wish to join, a few minutes before it starts (or anytime during the activity.) This will launch the appropriate Zoom Call, or take you to the relevant video/materials.

  • Zoom information will be the same for every call, and is as follows:
    • Meeting ID: 355 130 6282
    • Password: 123456

Watch a replay: Visit the “Completed Videos” page to watch a replay of any event, at any time!

Free Time: Some extra activities have been provided for you on the “Free Time Activities” page. These are all camp-style fun, designed for you to complete on your own, and at your leisure. You may choose to do these at any time!

Snack Time! On the “Snack Time Recipes” page, you will find many tasty treats you can make at home! It’s not the same as being spoiled by the AMAZING snacks we get in person at camp, but for this it’ll have to do!

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