Workcamps prepare participants to be ‘Ready to Listen’

 Workcampers in Castaner, P.R., summer of 2011
Workcampers in Castaner, Puerto Rico, this past summer, in a photo taken by Manuel Gonzalez. Several photo albums from the 2011 workcamps are available online. Go to .

“Ready to Listen” (1 Samuel 3:20) is the theme for Church of the Brethren workcamps in 2012. God is always present, listening to us. Join a workcamp this summer and be ready to listen as we continue the work of Jesus and answer God’s call through the workcamp ministry.

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Workcamps are short-term mission trips that connect service with Christian faith. They give people from age 12 to 100-plus a chance to have life-changing experiences while helping to change someone else’s life for the better.

Registration opens online on Jan. 9, 2012, at 7 p.m. (central). For more information go to or contact Catherine Gong or Rachel Witkovsky in the Workcamp Office at 800-323-8039 ext. 283 or ext. 286. If you have access, check out the workcamps Facebook page periodically for updates and spotlights on certain workcamps. E-mail any questions to Several photo albums from this past summer’s workcamps are posted for viewing at

-- Rachel Witkovsky is an assistant coordinator for Church of the Brethren workcamps.

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