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“The Camp Aldersgate Experience” has many different layers, but one core value… community!  For over 70 years, youth and adults have found a sacred space where they can unwind from the world and be renewed in their faith.  Year round, Aldersgate, an outdoor ministry site of the United Methodist Church, is a place where people of all ages experience the peace and excitement of God’s Creation.  Come find out why generations of campers call Aldersgate home!

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Have you heard?! Our Adopt-an-Acre campaign is going strong! So many large and small gifts, like each tree at camp, make a huge difference. We're honored by the response so far!

What better gift than to make a donation for the holidays in honor of a loved one!

We need your help to "adopt" the Cook Property, which sits directly behind the dining hall, to save this property from being purchased for development.

Can you give to make this dream a reality?
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Linda J RouleauLorrie Frezza Perkins. That's my backyard! I grew up wandering the woods of Aldersgate in the 60's. If you walk over the stone wall in my back yard of where i live now you are on their property and if you continue walking you eventually come out at their Camp on Snake Hill. It's a beautiful place. Some of their young campers came through my yard last year. They were lost.

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Sandu BugleaFantastic picture! I can't believe you guys have snow already there. Anyway a piece of heaven on earth!

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Lorrie Frezza PerkinsBeautiful place got married there my good friend's family ran the camp for a long time back in the late 60's to mid 70's. Many great memories

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We're Thankful and Grateful! This weekend we received notice from The Episcopal Charities of Rhode Island Fund of a generous gift of $4,000 for camperships for at-risk youth from RI.

From their letter: "Without question, the work and dedication of Camp Aldersgate has made a positive contribution to improving the quality of life for Rhode Islanders in need. It is an honor for Episcopal Charities to be able to assist you in your efforts."

Aldersgate gave away over $40,000 in partial and full camperships to youth in need last year, thanks to the gifts of supporters like you!
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Kerri BoveThank you Episcopal Charities, and THANK YOU Camp Aldersgate! ❤️

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Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center published a note.

John Michael Spelman named interim director
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Aldersgate Camp & Retreat CenterWe're so grateful for all the love and support at this time of transition! Aldersgate Experience is growing and strong!

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Kerri BoveWe are excited about John’s return to Aldersgate. We know that he has learned from the best 😉 and wish him only the best in this new position! ❤️

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Susan McNultyCongratulations John. Sounds like just what you have been looking for. You will do great and Aldersgate is lucky to have you.

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Heidi Jock TauerGreat choice. John will do a fantastic job!

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Roos BrinkmanSad to hear that you're leaving Aldersgate Jenn Becker Carpenter! Wish you all the best. I'm sure that John will do a great job!

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Denise Nadeau GreeneJohn has been trained by the best!! We are blessed to have him on board!

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Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center shared a photo.

#TBT from Summer of 1991.

If you haven't already, make sure to "Like" the Aldersgate page to learn about what's going on at camp - including more throwback Thursday photos.
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Staff "band" 1991 (Wendy, Karen, Chiwee, Guay, Annette, Bart, Michelle, Ted, Michael)

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Valerie GrahamWendy was the best! I remember she was one of my counselors for canoe camp and it was such a great week!

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Carol Parsons KingsburyOur Michelle!!!

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Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center added 3 new photos — with Kirsten Johnson Annis and 4 others.

H/T to Amanda for this weeks #TBT photos from Living Arts camp in the early 90's.
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We have some very sad news to share. Today, Jenn and Lee Carpenter, Aldersgate’s directors, made the very difficult decision to leave Aldersgate. Jenn has been suffering from psoriatic arthritis for several years and she believes that she cannot “continue to do justice to the awesome responsibility that it is to be Aldersgate’s Executive Director.” Jenn and Lee have been at Aldersgate since the fall of 2006. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kerri BoveBlessings to you both as a new adventure unfolds. We are devastated by this news and will continue to pray for Jenn’s health. The Bove family loves and cherishes you both. ❤️❤️

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Rebecca O'NeillYou'll be missed but I hope your future is just as much fun as Aldersgate. Blessings 🕊.

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Melanie TowleAldersgate will surely suffer in their absence!

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Beth HajderJenn and Lee, thank you for everything. Aldersgate will miss you as will I.

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Amanda SuzziHope you feel better. You have helped shape our oldest into a better person.

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Maria Joseph PeckhamOh no. That is very sad news. Jimmy will be so upset. Best of luck to you both in the future.

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Jonathan SolisYou guys will be missed hope your future is fun and hopefully we will see you guys again 🙂

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Shiela JennisonYou will be sorely missed. Praying for you.

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Beatriz BonillaMelissa Murray Moroni

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