Author Archives: Celia Thomason

New Experiences

This past week I attended my very last camp as a Peace Intern.   I ended my summer in  the Oregon Southwest Idaho Region, but to my surprise it was at this camp that I had many new experiences.  I learned how to make a hat, skip rocks and was finally able to do archery. I know these things are all […]

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Not Alone on my Journey

This past week the other interns and I met up in Columbus, Ohio for General Assembly. This is my sixth General Assembly in my 22 years. My first was in Kansas City in 2001, then Charlotte in 2003, Fort Worth in 2007, Indianapolis in 2009, and Nashville in 2011. I always have loved attending General Assembly […]

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All Shall Know the Wonder of Purple Summer

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the very, very cold Dunkirk Camp and Conference Center. For the southern girl I am, every time I said it was cold they all laughed at me and said, “You should be back in December.” The campers also spent about 15 minutes asking me to say different words so that […]

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Home Sweet Home

Last week I had the opportunity to go back to my home region, Alabama Northwest Florida. I also got the opportunity to serve as the Peace Intern to my mom who was the director of our CYF camp this year. It was strange being back at camp after three summers away, and even stranger to […]

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What Is Your Calling?

This week I was still in Texas but this time I was in Athens, TX at Disciples Crossing at Niner’s. Niner’s is exactly what it sounds like, a camp for youth who have just finished ninth grade. During this camp we spent time learning about different ways to pray such as labyrinth, journaling, and many […]

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Music Rejuvenates the Body

This past week I was at Disciples Oaks in Gonzales, TX and our theme was Superheroes. I loved spending time with my small group(WHAM! featured below) and getting to know all the campers! Each day was had a different exciting activities. Monday we had throwback games like clue, hungry, hungry hippo and battle ship. Tuesday […]

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The Start of Something New

Hello y’all, my name is Celia Thomason(I’m the red head)! I grew up in the Christian Church(Disciples of Christ). My mom is currently the minister at Madison Christian Church in Madison, AL. Growing up I attended church summer camps, winter retreats, mission trips, general assemblies and many other church sponsored events. In high school I […]

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