O.M.A. is an association of persons committed to the educational ministry of the Church of the Brethren camps, in partnership with congregations, districts, the denomination, and ecumenical groups. We support the total ministry of the church including education, evangelism, peace education, and stewardship of all resources.
Learn more about us through our Newsletters which includes pictures, awards, news bits, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, schedules, and information about the Steering Committee.
Outdoor Ministries Association supports the outdoor ministry of the Church of the Brethren by initiating and coordinating:
- Sharing of information, resources, and expertise on issues related to outdoor ministries
- Professional growth experiences such as national conferences and leadership training events
- Programs and events requiring specialized leadership or resources
- Assistance to districts and camps in determining trends, goals and priorities for their programs
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Grants & Awards:
Grants are available to camps for projects that cherish God's creation, and further education about caring for creation. Please contact Gieta Gresh for additional information.
Resources & Special Links:
If you're going to Annual Conference, please stop by Our Exhibit. Look at the photos. Take some brochures. Learn about Brethren camp programs.
You may request additional information or ask questions about our ministry by contacting our Chairperson Linetta Ballew, or Dean Wenger our publicity person.