Walk to Emmaus

Walk to Emmaus

The Walk to Emmaus develops Christian disciples and leaders by inspiring, challenging, and equipping active adult church members for Christian action in their homes, churches, workplaces, and communities. It also benefits less active members who are seeking to renew a relationship with God, grow spiritually, or discover firmer foundations for their lives.

Through The Walk to Emmaus, as they seek to become healthy and vital congregations, local churches have both a means of growing disciples and a tool for developing leaders for their disciple-making systems.

The program begins with a 72-hour short course in Christianity that is wrapped in prayer and signs of sacrificial service. It continues for the rest of participants’ lives with follow-up groups that, along with the local church’s robust offerings, contribute to participants’ ongoing growth in grace.

Emmaus send-offs begin at 7:00 PM on Thursday evening of the weekend.  Sponsors are encouraged to bring their pilgrims to the camp between 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM to check-in at the Hopewell Dining hall, receive a bed tag and a name tag, and select a bunk in the Delaware lodge. Please bring a covered dish, a dessert, bagged salty snacks, bagged candy, or a couple of two-liter bottles of pop to share.

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