At the heart of the Lakeside experience is the religion pillar; fostering faith in the Christian tradition. As part of our Preacher of the Week series, we welcome inspiring preachers to live in residence for the summer to bring spiritual enrichment to the community.


2019 Preachers of the Week

May 26, Memorial Day weekend: The Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell, Emeritus Director of Religious Life, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

June 2: Preacher for the West Ohio Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, TBA

June 9: The Rev. Stephanie Caro, Senior Consultant, Ministry Architects, Houston, TX (10 a.m. worship)

Week 1, June 16-21: 99th Annual Lutheran Chautauqua Week, The Rev. Dr. Julie Faith Parker, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, General Theological Seminary, New York, NY

Week 2, June 23-27: The Rev. Dr. Robert Allan Hill, Dean, Marsh Chapel, Boston University, Boston, MA – supported by Bob & Becky Brymer

Week 3, June 30-July 5: The Rev. Dr. MaryAnn McKibben Dana, Author, Retreat Leader, Former Pastor, Idylwood Presbyterian Church, Falls Hill, VA

Week 4, July 7-11: The Rev. Dr. R. Mark Giuliano, Pastor, Old Stone Church (First Presbyterian), Cleveland, OH – supported by The Rev. Dr. Charles & Barbara Yoost

Week 5, July 14-18: The Rev. Dr. R. Glen Miles, Senior Minister, First Community Church, Columbus, OH – supported by the Hottenroth Family

Week 6, July 21-25: The Rev. Dr. Elaine Heath, President, The Neighborhood Seminary, Abbess to the Community at Spring Forest, NC - supported by The Rev. Ruth C. Shannon Endowment

Week 7, July 28-Aug. 1: The Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, Dean of Duke University Chapel, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC – supported by the Knobel Family Endowment

Week 7, Aug. 2: Prayer Breakfast with Chris Holtmann, Ohio State University Men's Basketball Coach

Week 8, Aug. 4-8: Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World, The Rev. Becca A. Stevens, Episcopal Priest, Vanderbilt University, Founder and President of Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN – supported by The Rev. Dr. Ned & Shirley Dewire Endowment

Week 9, Aug. 11-15: The Rev. Olu Brown, Lead Pastor, Impact United Methodist Church, East Point, GA – supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment

Week 10, Aug. 18-21: The Rev. Ed Peterson, Canal District Superintendent, East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church, Akron, OH

Week 10, Aug. 18-21: Fellowship of Associate Members & Local Pastors Retreat of The United Methodist Church

Week 11, Aug. 25: The Rev. H. Daniel Drew, Director of Travel Ministries for Educational Opportunity Tours, Lakeside Chautauqua Board of Directors Member, Cleveland Heights, OH

Sept. 1, Labor Day weekend: Bishop Gregory V. Palmer, West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church Bishop, Columbus, OH – supported by The Rev. Dr. Bud Cox Endowment

Church Pass
A complimentary Church Pass may be obtained between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 3 p.m. The pass includes admission to Lakeside for guests and auto, but not access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus.

Faith for Living Hour Pass
A complimentary Faith for Living Hour Pass is available between 8:30-9 a.m. Monday-Thursday; valid until 1:30 p.m. The pass includes admission to Lakeside for guests and auto, but not access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus.

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