Hopeful Preparation

Hopeful Preparation Join us in prayer this month as we are hopeful and excited to be in full planning mode for finally seeing these kids and teens again! We are entering a season of retreats and camps, and after a year of waiting, we sure are full of hope!! Dear God,...

A True Melding Together of Hearts

A True Melding Together of Hearts Nothing tells the story of camp like the view on Friday morning during the slide show. Early in the week, campers and counselors sat together in the chapel, but they are distinct when looking over the crowd. However, on Friday...

A Beautiful Cross, A Beautiful Memory

A Beautiful Cross, A Beautiful Memory Deon looked like he was playing in the dirt at woodworking. However, our woodworking leader, Tim, who is an artist and carves magnificent wildlife out of wood, noticed what no one else had. The boy had put glue on his cross and...

Emmitt and another star of the evening

The 2016 Ambassador’s of Hope Dinner & Auction was a great success with the largest attendance to date and the most funds raised in one night in OFC’s history! To all who attended, we cannot thank you enough. Emmitt Smith’s message was powerful and his generosity...

No Longer Slaves – Teen Retreat

Last year at this time, we held our first retreat at Camp Akiva. The chapel was not totally complete nor was all the new buildings for lodging. So this year, with all complete, the teens at Onward & Upward just kept saying the place was amazing and it was so cool...

A Great Summer of Camp, Frogs and Promises

2015 was a memorable summer at RFKC. We’re breaking in a brand new campground – a dream in the making for several years at Camp Akiva. Just a few of God’s blessings at this new site include state-of-the-art sound equipment, a huge chapel building with cushioned...