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I’m excited for my son Ty and his cousin Devyn to go up to Forest Home this year for summer camp. This place has always been special to me and I’m happy to see others in my family get to experience God like I did there. This will be Ty’s last week going as a high school student. Below are some photos from their fun week there.

Photos from Forest Home

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The kids are off to camp in San Diego with Hume. I’m excited for my son to experience this week with friends and God.

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I’m proud of both my boys and their growth. They both have some amazing opportunities this summer. Check them out!

Servant Leadership Experience

Hume Camp San Diego

Dear friends and family,

My name is Jake, and I attend a high school group called Merge at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. The high school group and I were recently informed about a mission trip to Chicago, IL to serve and care for the needy and homeless. This will take place from July 8th through the 14th. This will be an outstanding experience for us to learn about the qualities of being a servant leader and to help others in need. After the week of firsthand experience, we will take what we will learn and apply to ourselves and others to our own communities at home.

We will be teaming up with Servant Leadership Experience – which is a ministry of Lead222. Lead222 is an organization devoted to the mentoring, training, and development of Christian leaders and students. They value the concept of servant leadership and provide that experience to assist youth ministries who want to help serve the physically, financially and emotionally challenged of our world as they build into their ministry students and the leadership values that will serve them for life.

What we will do for others in Chicago are work projects for the needy. These work projects will serve churches and organizations in a lasting way, while giving us a hands-on opportunity to develop servant leadership skills. We also will be given a clear understanding of the importance of flexibility and teamwork as we unite together to accomplish a single task.

I would first like to ask if you would pray for me and my team as we spend this week in Chicago.  Secondly, I need to raise $1000 to go on this trip.  It would be greatly appreciated if you would be a part of this journey and be willing to donate to my cause. If you feel led, you can write a check to Cornerstone Christian Fellowship with my first and last name and Chicago (Merge) in the memo. Thank you for your support and prayers.

God Bless,  Jake Timmons

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves.  Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interest of others.  Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus.  – Philippians 2:3-5

Check out www.servantleadershipexperience.org or www.cschandler.com for more info

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My son Jake was able to go to summer camp at Forest Home this summer.

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I signed up for this trip to forest home because I haven’t been to a church camp since my high school days. Why after we become adults are there no camps for us anymore, I can’t explain. I was spiritually filled. Theme was ‘go into the world’. Ties in nicely because I’m going to Belize next month for a missions trip. There were many churches represented there. Brayline – the worship band from our church led the music. Heard some awesome speakers. But most of all, the fellowship I experienced was what made this trip so rewarding. I am blessed to go to a church with so many awesome people living their lives for Christ. I was touched by everyone, listening to stories and making new friends. Cornerstone and the Camber group has become my second home and family. I thank God so much for this experience.

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