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ACTS 2:42-47

environment where authentic relationships are formed. Our Mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

strives to create a Christian 



Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center is entering a new season and although it is very strange not to have served a few thousand campers this summer or be hosting thousands of guests in the late summer and early Fall, we are making the best of the situation and looking for God to reveal new opportunities during this COVID pandemic. As a result we are leaning in to the model of the early church in the book of ACTS and inviting others to live in a new intentional community, known as the Acts Community.


College aged individuals all over the country are making difficult decisions on whether to register for classes in- person or attend classes online or take the semester off. The decision on how they are attending class is partnered with many questions. Where do they live? Will they get stuck in a lease if classes all move virtually? Will my friends be on campus with me? Local college ministers have expressed in the midst of making these hard decisions their college students long for the community they develop at college.

Glen Lake Camp seeks to offer an intentional community for college-aged individuals during the Fall 2020 semester. We are seeking 38 participants to live on-site at Glen Lake Camp in an intentional community guided by a Rule of Life from August 15th through November 30th. Our cabins will be transformed into two-person living spaces, where roommates may sign up together or be assigned a roommate. We will provide the common space needed to focus on online courses as well as the space to build community together. We are providing meals for the students, Monday through Friday, and will help develop this intentional Christian community of college-aged individuals. The participant pays $1,750.00 over the three and a half months for lodging and includes meals, space for learning and community development, and an intentional community they will never forget.

Click here for The Acts Community frequently asked questions.

Glen Lake Camp will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Governor’s Task Force regarding COVID-19 found at


Participants in the Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center Acts Community will: 

• Live by Glen Lake Camp’s Rule of Life
• Deepen their faith through community

• Have space to take their online courses
• Develop a deep community with other college-aged persons

• Grow closer to Christ in one of the best places in the world
• Serve the Community



A person is eligible for the Acts Community by meeting the following requirements.

• Participants must be 18 years or older (college-aged)

• Able to financially care for themselves

• Agree to live by our Acts Community Rule of Life

• Pass a Criminal Background Check

• Must sign a three and a half month lease (August 15th-November 30th)


The Acts Community lease runs from August 15, 2020 - November 30, 2020 for $1,750.00. This will be paid in monthly installments of $500.00 due on the 1st of the month. $250.00 due on August 15, 2020. 
The cost includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner (Monday-Friday), utilities, common spaces, internet access in common spaces, and community. 



If you have questions about our Acts Community or interested in applying, please contact our Program Director, Patrick Turkett, 

P. 254-897-2247

Patrick Turkett

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