Photo of kids sitting on a bench at summer camp

Challenge Grant Grows to $55,000

Praise God! Through the generosity of friends like you, Cedar Lake Ministries now has a challenge grant of $55,000! For every dollar you give between now and the end of the year, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $55,000. You can donate today! But our ministry is not about dollars. It is about people. Imagine the …

Cedar Lake Ministries is Hiring!

Cedar Lake Ministries is growing which means we need even more dedicated staff to serve our guests. Cedar Lake Ministries is a non-denominational Christian retreat center and camp in Cedar Lake, IN, just 35 miles south of Chicago. Our mission is to provide a life-changing environment for evangelism and spiritual growth. From maintenance to guest services to summer camp staff, …

Photo of kids at a Cedar Lake Ministries Catalyst Camp. Please give now to help us give more kids a chance to enjoy Cedar Lake Ministries

Some Kid’s Parents Can’t Give Them a Vacation

I hope you will find the following story encouraging and challenging.  On the last nights of camp, we started a big bonfire and gathered around for roasting marshmallows and for a time of gratitude and sharing. When one little boy shared what he was thankful for, all of us had tears welling up in our eyes. This nine-year-old lives with …

Photo of new sidewalk at Cedar Lake Ministry in Cedar Lake Indiana. A perfect spot for your next retreat or special event.

Summer Improvements

The new sidewalk is complete with new benches and lovely landscaping. This is such a wonderful addition for guests to use while meeting with the Lord! Again, we want to thank the friends that made this possible. Along with the natural beauty, the fellowship around the table is a vital part of the guest experience. We praise the Lord for …

Photo of new Cedar Lake Ministry Guest Retreat Director Michael Miller and family.

Meet the New Retreats Staff Members

It’s always a pleasure to welcome great people to join us in serving the guests at Cedar Lake Ministries! Recently, we welcomed two new faces to our guest groups staff! Say hello to Michael and Kelli! Kelli Marlow, Guest Services Coordinator I was born and raised in Belvidere, IL, where the Lord saved me in June of 2011. After growing up …

When It Rains It Pours

At Cedar Lake Ministries, we have the privilege of being the hands and feet of God by serving 10,000 guests each year. With all the many blessings that come from that, there can be challenges. And when it rains, it pours … “When it rains it pours” is a saying I remember hearing as I grew up. I was thinking today …