Guest Blogger: The Rev. Scot Ocke, District Superintendent, Maumee Watershed District, West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church & Lakeside Chautauqua Board Member In the beginning was the Word, and...

Guest Blogger: Daniel Drew, Lakeside Chautauqua Board Member 7-9 When crowds of people came out for baptism because it was the popular thing to do, John exploded: “Brood of snakes! What do...

Guest Blogger: Larry Brown One of the things I’ve noticed about my connection to Lakeside is how every time I leave the grounds, after a week or a few days stay,...

Staff Blogger: The Rev. Dr. Irwin E. Jennings, Religious Life Department I see a lot of walkers at Lakeside, often two persons together. As they walk they talk. I only catch...

Guest Blogger: Kristen Jones   My first memory of life was at Lakeside, with fuzzy recollections of lying in a stroller, peering out from under the canopy, favorite pillow in hand....

Guest Blogger: Pastor Doug Winner, Sandusky Trinity United Methodist Church   1:4-5 “Long before He laid the earth’s foundations, He had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus...

Guest Blogger: Jill Oberer   Lakeside has been a part of my entire life. Of course, being a preacher’s daughter I didn’t have much choice but to attend the West Ohio...

This summer, Lakeside Chautauqua is introducing a collection of devotionals, titled By the Water’s Edge. The booklet, compiled by the Advancement & Communications Department, includes 30 devotionals written by preachers, community...

Guest Blogger: The Rev. Scot Ocke, Maumee United Methodist Church   “Darkness – Loving Words – Light” John 3:1-17 – Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was...

Staff Blogger: Rev. Dr. Norman “Ned” Dewire, Director of Religious Life & Church Outreach   In Luke’s Gospel, there is a story in 2:22-40 of Jesus’ parents taking Him to the...