Mt. Lebanon Campmeeting
Lebanon, Pennsylvania

3 miles North of Lebanon, PA,
on Rt. 343 (7th Street)


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Mt. Lebanon Campmeeting - 1892-2017

Photo taken by Harpels of Lebanon, Pa. in 1914

Join us this year as we "encounter God in the Grove" through Spirit-led preaching and singing, and through special events, such as a pageant, ring service, campfires and other historical events. Visit the museum and view artifacts from previous campmeetings and see the history behind many of the cottages. View videos of the 100th anniversary and see how how campmeeting "happened" in the 1950s. We encourage you to join us in period clothing from the 1890s and become a part of our 125th anniversary. 

Encounter God in the Grove on July 9 at 6:45 by experiencing a day in the life of a camper in the early 1900’s in a coal oil lit historical tabernacle by singing in English and Pa Dutch,  participating in a Ring Service, and watching the Illumination of the Grove.  Join us?

Monday, July 10, at Mt Lebanon Campmeeting:  Children and Youth at 10:00;  Adult Bible Study at 10:00:  Dr. Rodney Shearer;   Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a Mini-concert by “Damaskus Road” and Preaching by Rev. Richard Allen King, Pastor of St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Tuesday, July 11, Morning Activities the same for the rest of the week.  Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a Mini-concert by the Men’s Chorus of St. John’s A.Mj.E. Church and preaching by Rev. John Lynch, pastor of Bethany U.M. Church in Palmyra.

Wednesday, July 12, Tour of the Grove at 11:05.  Meet at the Dining Hall.  Kid’s Night:  Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a mini-concert by “This Way Up” with colorful length of plastic tubes called “Boomwhackers” and corrugated drainage pipe to play Unconventional Percussion.  Danielle, a member of the group, will bring the message.

Thursday, July 13, Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a mini-concert by the Praise Team of Emmanuel U.M. Church at Fort Indiantown Gap.  Rev. Richard Weitzel from Teen Challenge, will bring the message.

Friday, July 14, Tour of the Grove at 11:05.  Meet at the Dining Hall.  Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a mini-concert by the Ministers of Music, six men who offer a variety of musical styles.  Rev. Bob Kettering who retired from Lititz Church of the Brethren, will bring the message.

Saturday, July 15, Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a mini-concert by New Birth U.M. Church from Lebanon.  Dr. William De Arteaga from Georgia dedicates himself to a writing ministry both in drama and in church history and will bring the message tonight and tomorrow morning and evening,

Sunday July 16, Children and Adult Sunday School at 9:15 with Mrs. Sheila Shenk, Rev. Matt Whayland, and Dr. Herbert Smith.  Morning Worship at 10:00 with Dr. William De Arteaga.

Hymn Sing at 6:45 with Dr. Jerry Zweitzig followed by a Mini-concert by The Reflections, a male quartet singing southern gospel music.  Dr. De Arteaga will bring the message and there will be Communion and a concluding Ring Service.

Plan to join us and Encounter God in the Grove in 2017!

Mt. Lebanon Campmeeting provides a serene, historic setting for the worship of God.
 The natural beauty of the grove is conducive to meditation and corporate services
and elicits a spirit of fellowship on the grounds.

Come and experience for yourself the peace of God so evident in this place.

Click here for MAP with directions to the grove.

... Campmeeting Services with Biblical Preaching and Old Fashioned Singing ...

Don't forget the Friday/Saturday night programs Upcoming dates

     125th Campmeeting Services

                    July 9-16, 2017

Sunday, July 9
6:45 pm    Evening service                                                               Tabernacle
Multimedia pageant "Encountering God in the Grove for 125 years"
Illumination of the Grove 

Monday to Friday July 10 to 14 
10:00 A.M. Adult Bible Study - Studies in the Old Testament      Tabernacle
Rev. Dr. Rodney Shearer
Former district superintendent in the Eastern Pennsylvania. Conference of the United Methodist Church and retired Pastor of Kochenderfer United Methodist Church and Ono United Methodist Church.

10:00 am and 7:00 pm   Children's Program - Beginnings in Genesis                                    
Afternoon: Mrs. Sheila Shenk, Mr. Matt Whayland                     Children's Cottage (next to the Dining Hall)

7:00 pm   Children's Program
Evening: Lois Matarrazi                                                                   Children's Cottage

2:00 pm  Youth Activities and Crafts
Ardella Newswanger                                                                        Dining Hall

4:00 pm Cottage Porch Activities

5:30 pm  Evening meal                                                                     Dining Hall

6:45 pm  Hymn Sing                                                                        Tabernacle
                Dr. Jerry Zweitzig with piano, keyboard and marimba

7:00 pm   Children's Program                                                           Children's Cottage
Lois Matarrazi

Monday to Sunday July 10 to 16 
7:00 pm Praise and Worship singing                                              Tabernacle

  Monday: Damascus Road 
  Tuesday:  The Men's Chorus from St. John's A.M.E. Church
  Wednesday:  This Way Up
  Thursday:  Praise team from Emmanuel UMC
  Friday:  The Ministers of Music
  Saturday:  New Birth UMC

7:30 pm  Evening message                                                               Tabernacle

  Monday: The Rev. Richard King, St. John's A.M.E. Church 
  Tuesday:  The Rev. John Lynch, Bethany UMC
  Wednesday:  This Way Up
  Thursday:  The Rev. Richard Weitzel
  Friday:  The Rev. Bob Kettering
  Saturday:  The Rev. Dr. William DeArteaga

Saturday July 15

12:00 pm  Covered dish lunch                                                           Dining Hall

1:30 pm Stockholders Meeting                                                         Dining Hall

               Campmeeting Sunday
                     Sunday, July 16, 2017

9:15 am           Sunday School Hour                                              Rev. Dr. Herbert Smith

10:30 am         Worship                                                                  Rev. Dr. William DeArteaga
Rev. Dr. William DeArteaga is a noted Christian historian with several books regarding the work of the Holy Spirit in the history of the Christian church. Currently serving as the State of Georgia chaplain for the (healing) Order of St. Luke.   

12:00 pm         Roast Beef Dinner (Catered by Heisey's Diner)
                            (Adults: $7.75, Children 4-10: $4.00)

7:00 pm            Evening service                                                     Rev. Dr. William DeArteaga