Camp Brethren Heights

Camp Brethren Heights is the outdoor ministry of the Michigan District Church of the Brethren.

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Our Story

For over 70 years, Camp Brethren Heights has created experiences that have enabled young people to deepen their faith in Jesus Christ and his message of love, grace, peace, and reconciliation. We are also deeply aware of a need for biblical stewardship of God’s creation as a response to our discipleship and faith.

Our Mission


Camp Brethren Heights is a natural sanctuary created by God,
grounded in Jesus Christ, where all are welcome to experience
the transformative power of the Spirit and live in harmony with
one another.


Our Vision

As a mission point, we faithfully strive to cultivate a setting that will deepen faith in Jesus Christ and nurture awareness of our
connection with God’s creation; so that all who experience this
sacred space will have their hearts awakened and their souls stirred to live a more abundant life.

Our Values

  • Proclaiming the Good News of God’s Love as recorded in the Bible, embodied in the life of Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit
  • Nurturing faith in Jesus Christ through our Witness, Discipleship and Servant Leadership
  • Instructing and responding to conflict with principles of Biblical Peacemaking and Reconciliation 
  • Cultivating biblical stewardship practices with God’s creation
  • Fostering a Safe Environment for healthy spiritual, emotional, and physical development
  • Partnering with Church of the Brethren congregations and the wider Christian and local communities 
  • Setting apart and tending a natural and peaceful environment for the renewal of heart, mind, body, and soul