Alpine Echoes 2017 Fall Edition - Page 2

th BRAT re E n, D an wi d his WE C fat E he LE r, Dan Seag founding story of how, in inspiring and well-told 40 sites on behalf 1956, after looking at rence of Covenant of the California Confe the door to churches, God opened nt site, starting purchase Alpine’s prese on a stormy and with just 3 acres! And 57, over 700 foggy March day in 19 mountain to people traveled up the this step of faith! show their support of gren. with Dan and Barb Sea Joel and Laurie Rude ing find in l nta s instrume Dan, aka Mr. Alpine, wa property and as and acquiring Alpine’s r. Alpine’s first Caretake AT n E a D R B E L E C WE pictures take nd WE CELE BRATED and Gor do with Gary Wa n Stayboldt and lters thro ECC Pre Jim sident ugh their and their vid in to this vit dividual and corp eo greetings al ministr orate co nnection y. s Some frie nd the celeb s from Mt. Migu el retirem ration we ent com ekend, a friendship munity jo dding m s. ined emories and rekin dling with ook and h Faceb g u o r h t enues. shared l media v ia c o s r e oth wn alking do cluded w s... in e n iv o h ti bra lpine’s arc their The cele e with A n d e la st ry o o mem staff p pers and d Twitter. rmer cam gram an fo a l st ra In e v , k se o o b e c a on F findings TED WE ith C clo E se L to E 3 B 00 R at A tendees, w h looked throug many of whom d fin to y n displa the archives o d an s to p pho their own cam r ei th to g connectin a memories, re e ad m w God past…and ho h r lives throug ei th difference in e. in lp A ars at their early ye WE CELE Amistad d board with Alpine staff an s...they ga Ve urch Las Covenant Ch as our ne pi Al to aque presented a pl inistry. m is th sisters in brothers and BRATED while pla ying our he camp-sty le, at the arts out, zip line, a airsoft an rc d the rop es course hery, relaxed b , and y visiting the Branc drinks, sn h for acks and Alpine so uvenirs. Bob Stro inspiring mberg jo ined the celebrati words an on with d some g reat ente rtainme nt. WE CELEBRAT ca E mp D ers’ Reconnecting from Alp ine’s early years. Judy Mason, a current board memb er, and Victoria Ward represent many years of camper s and staff. and through former staff how God ng ibi testimonies descr at Alpine forming es liv ir the intersected with and growth. So many their views of ministry stors, teachers and have gone on to be pa of work. servants in their fields nite for the weekend. Friends and relatives reu 2 In fact, the celebration e continues…every tim is t es gu a camper or d, reconciled or restore d ate renewed or rejuven while on the grounds try and through the minis d an of Alpine Camp Conference Center.