Welcome to Mount Carmel Ministries!

Are you spiritually dry? Need to recharge? Looking for meaning or purpose in life? Are you looking for deeper Christian friendship and fellowship? Then Mount Carmel’s August Camps for Adults of All Ages are perfect for you!

Be strengthened in your faith through high-quality Bible study and stimulating conversation with your peers. In the evenings, Mount Carmel offers worship services with quality preaching from guest preachers and music led by our very own gifted musician, Patsy Baglien. In the afternoons you’ll enjoy all the fun of camp: pontoon rides, campfire, board games, and a talent show.

We offer a variety of housing options from air conditioned lodge rooms to quaint cottage cabins overlooking the lake. All have their own private bathroom and comfortable beds.

Camps for Adults of All Ages typically run from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday mornings. 

Experience uplifting concerts and silly talent shows. Visit the local winery or go shopping downtown with friends. Play some golf, soak up some sun on the beach, or go on a pontoon adventure around Lake Carlos. Make new friends or renew old ones. Commune with God, nature, and with one another in this mountain top experience, all in the name of Jesus Christ!

2021 Camps for Adults of All Ages

Camp 1

Hymns

August 9 – 12, 2021
Teacher: Gracia Grindal
Preacher: TBD

Camp 2

Light for Daily Living from Luther

August 16 – 19, 2021
Teacher: Mark Mattes
Preacher: TBD

Camp 3

The Hammer of God

August 23 – 26, 2021
Teacher: Bror Erickson
Preacher: TBD

Camp 4

Title To Be Announced

September 10-15, 2021
Teacher: TBD
Preacher: TBD

2020 Adult Camp Options

Hymns

Gracia Grindal, teacher

TBD, preacher

Gracia Grindal joined the Luther Seminary faculty as associate professor of pastoral theology and ministry, communications in 1984. She was named professor of rhetoric in 1992. She came to the seminary from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, where she was a member of the English department faculty from 1968 to 1984. This week Gracia will dive into the richness of hymnody and how God works through hymns. 

August 9-12, 2021

Light for Daily Living from Luther

Mark Mattes, teacher

TBD, preacher

We will take a fresh look at the legacy of Martin Luther to harvest his insights for our faith journeys and how it equips us both to engage and appreciate our world. Christians of all backgrounds, not just Lutherans, are invited to participate. You will learn more about who you are in Christ and how Christ’s everlasting light brings hope and joy to this world. 

August 16-19, 2021

The Hammer of God

Bror Erickson, teacher

TBD, preacher

Bror Erickson currently serves as pastor of Zion Evangelical Church in Farmington, New Mexico, where he resides with his wife, Laura. He graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in 2004. He has translated numbers books and articles by Bo Giertz and has contributed to the scholarship surrounding this theologian, often thought of as the “C.S. Lewis of Sweden.” His translations of Bo Giertz include, “To Live with Christ,” “With My Own Eyes,” and “Romans, a Devotional Commentary.”

August 23-26, 2021

Title To Be Announced

TBD, teacher

TBD, preacher

September 10-15, 2021