You are invited to attend the
Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 11, 2019
Beulah Camp and Conference Center
Browns Flat, New Brunswick
Evangelist: The Rev. Tom Albin, Director, United Christian Ashrams
Bible Teacher: Dr. Anna Robbins, Acadia Divinity College
Associated with United Christian Ashrams
Jesus is Lord!
|What is a Christian Ashram?||The Christian Ashram is one of several movements that has arisen out of a desire to put the power of the early church back into our modern day fellowship. Literally translated the word "Ashram" means "Retreat from hard work" - a time to engage in Christ-centered activities and meditation. All Christian Ashrams are interdenominational and interracial. Titles and other symbols of distinction are set aside that we may worship as true brothers and sisters in Christ under the ministry of an evangelist, Bible study leader, and music team.
|What can you expect?|
enriching Bible teaching
faith stories of changed lives
great singing and worship
small group sharing and prayer
|Where is it being held?||Beulah Camp is a wonderful church run camp facility on the beautiful Long Reach of the St. John river about one half hour from the city of Saint John. There is plenty of on-site accommodation available and we will also welcome day visitors.
|What about youth and children?||They are very welcome! We offer full children's and youth programs and childcare for the very young during main sessions.|
the Rev. Tom Albin
|Tom was raised on a family farm in Kansas. Following his studies at Oral Roberts University, he served as a youth director. During this time he answered God's call to ordained ministry, within the United Methodist Church, and went on to complete a Masters of Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, followed by further post-graduate studies at Cambridge. Tom pastored in Oklahoma providing leadership in the area of evangelism ad discipleship, lay counselling and college ministries. He has taught at seminaries with a focus on Christian spiritual formation, developing a program and resources. Tom is currently Executive Director of United Christian Ashrams International and Dean of Upper Room Ministries and Ecumenical Relations in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Anna Robbins
Anna came to faith at a young age in Saint John. In her early ministry she served several churches as an ordained minister of the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada. Near the end of her doctoral studies in Wales, she was appointed to the faculty of the London School of Theology in the UK where she served for 12 years as a teacher, academic leader and theological consultant. In 2012, she returned to Nova Scotia with her family, to join the faculty at Acadia Divinity College, where she is the Dr. Millard R. Cherry Professor of Theology, Ethics and Culture. Anna is a leader committed to serve the mission of Christ's church locally and globally, with faithful integrity that applies the gospel to real-life issues and relationships with justice, innovation, academic rigour, and joyful expectation.
|Bill Brown & Jack Fracker Memorial Sponsorship Fund
||Not able to attend this year? Please consider sending a donation to assist others with limited means to attend. A line to denote your gift is provided on the registration form. Donations are eligible for a charitable tax receipt. Bill Brown and Jack Fracker were invaluable members of the "Twelve" (NBCA board). Bill also served as NBCA Director.
|Brochure||Registration Form||Speaker Talks
|Sample Menu||Sample Schedule (pdf)
|Beulah Camp and Conference Center||Pictures from previous NB Christian Ashrams
Registrar: Claire Fracker
|Atlantic Christian Ashram, Berwick NS||United Christian Ashrams|