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Loving Earth

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 by

Loving Earth The third element of the UCCI mission statement is loving the earth.  This practice seems to be a natural fit for an organization focused on outdoor ministry.  Whether we are running a bunch of kids to exhaustion with a high energy game on our playing field, or participating in a quiet evening vesper […]

Loving One Another

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 by

The second piece of the UCCI mission statement mentions ‘loving one another’.  As I write this I am reflecting on the fact that this week we woke up to the news of yet another horrific mass shooting in our country.  Clearly as a country we have a long way to go.  Right now there are […]

Loving God

Posted on Sep 28, 2017 by

We will love God, One Another, and the Earth by Providing Sanctuary, Practicing Hospitality, and Performing Ministry. This phrase is the mission statement for UCCI and it fits well with our slogan “Ignite your fire, feed your soul, build your faith,….in nature’s sanctuary.”  Many organizations exert a significant amount of effort and intentionality in creating mission […]

UCCI Executive Director Announcement!

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 by

Dear lovers of Outdoor Ministry in Wisconsin: The UCCI Board of Directors is proud to announce that on September 7th, 2017, they voted unanimously to name Glenn Svetnicka as Executive Director of UCCI.  In this role, Glenn will oversee the vision for UCCI, financial and program management of both Moon Beach and Pilgrim Center, marketing […]

We all Have Stories of Greatness, What’s Yours?

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 by

Speaking of new things, we’ve said goodbye to the theme “Mark This Place,” in which we explored God’s love through the elements of earth, water, fire and wind and are welcoming our new four-year theme “Stories of Greatness”. In 2017, we’ll explore “Stories of Great Courage” through all the fun and fellowship of camp (vespers, […]

UCCI 2017 Camp Mission

Posted on Jun 1, 2017 by

This year’s UCCI mission is the Camp Scholarship Fund. Each family camp is asked to have a special offering or auction to support this mission. Campers are encouraged to think of special skills and talents or to bring some special homemade item that can be auctioned off! (Items can be for youth or adults!) We […]

What does it mean to be a Green Tier Participant?

Posted on Jan 2, 2017 by

Pilgrim Center, established in Ripon in 1902, is an outdoor ministry program serving local congregations, non-profit groups, families, individuals and other business groups. And it has been a Tier 1 participant since 10/9/2013. But what does that mean for you? As stated on the DNR website, “Green Tier invites you to become part of the ideal […]