Our Mission

STATEMENT OF MISSION


The Alton Bay Campmeeting Association is a year-round Christian Conference Center, which exists to promote the cause of Christ through the proclamation, study, and application of God’s Word.  As a specialized ministry, the Association seeks to fulfill this purpose in a relaxed atmosphere that provides opportunity for fellowship, reflection, prayer, rest, recreation, and participation in a wide variety of activities geared to spiritual life and growth.

Consistent with this purpose, the following emphases will be given priority:

1.EVANGELISM – Historically, Alton Bay has been a place where people of all ages have heard the Good News of the Gospel and have responded through personal faith in Jesus Christ.  We seek to remain faithful to this commitment.
2.EDIFICATION  - As a Bible Conference Center, we seek to promote spiritual growth and development through the teaching and preaching of God’s Word.  Fellowship, prayer, music, and the arts all contribute greatly to this goal of building up the individual members of the Body of Christ.

3.ENABLING – We seek to promote the cause of Christ through the recognition, cultivation, and use of individual spiritual gifts and abilities.  Various ministries of the Association help prepare and equip persons for more effective service to Christ and His Church.
4.ENRICHMENT – We seek to minister to the needs of the total person by providing opportunity for, encouragement of, physical rest and relaxation, recreation, freedom from emotional stress, and enjoyment of God’s created world as evidenced in the natural beauty of our surroundings.

WE ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ALL OF OUR EFFORTS ARE TO BE DIRECTED TO THE END OF GLORIFYING GOD AND ENJOYING HIM FOREVER.