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Category: Pilgrim Center

Radical Hospitality

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 by

The next piece of our mission statement is “Practicing Hospitality”.  I really appreciate the reality that we use the word “Practicing” in our statement.  Practicing implies that there is always room for improvement.  If I practice for a particular sport I am attempting to improve my game.  If I practice a musical instrument I am […]

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 […]

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 […]