Category: Boardwalk Chapel

Jesus commands us to go out and make disciples. We must be bold in proclaiming the gospel. I really enjoyed my time at the Boardwalk Chapel and I was definitely strengthened and encouraged. I really hope I can come next year . . .

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As we drove back to Wildwood, we spent some time praising God for the fruitful conversations we’d shared in and praying for the people we’d talked to . . .

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My wife, Natalie, and I joined the caravan of high-schoolers heading down to Wildwood, New Jersey. In God’s providence, our trip to the Boardwalk Chapel taught us not only about the youth group, but also about the value of short-term mission trips . . .

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Boardwalk Chapel newsletters (now called “Prayer and Praise Bulletins”) include openings for leaders, staff, musicians, youth groups, skilled volunteers; news items; prayer requests; info on how to donate, and more…

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A Ministry Team is a church group that comes to the OPC’s Boardwalk Chapel in Wildwood, NJ, for a week at a time, from Saturday to Saturday, between mid-June and early September, to serve alongside the Full Time Volunteer Staff in carrying out the ministry of the Boardwalk Chapel . . .

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I (used to) have a very small, enclosed bubble of what I was comfortable doing and who I was comfortable talking to. Going on the trip would mean essentially popping that bubble and doing things far outside my comfort zone . . .

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I think I can speak for all of us when I say that we had a time we will never forget! Daily working for the Lord, praying, learning, singing, performing skits, living like a little family, were just some of the highlights of the week . . .

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The opportunities for outreach in Wildwood are truly endless. With the Lord providing more manpower and increased resources each year, we hope to use the practical gifts we have been given to work harder for the kingdom of Jesus . . .

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More than anything else, this summer at the Chapel was characterized by one word: prayer. We prayed more intentionally, regularly, spontaneously, and fervently than we did last summer or at any other time or place I have ever seen . . .

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The words of a song can draw people in and bring them to a better understanding of Christ, but so can faces full of joy! When you see a young adult smiling, singing proudly, and worshipping Jesus on stage, you can tell that there is something different about him or her . . .

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Here at the Boardwalk Chapel we aren’t just another group of young Christians on a summer mission’s trip. The Boardwalk Chapel is different. We live together in one house as a community of believers, and each night we perform a program at the Chapel so we can share with people walking along the Boardwalk the love and joy that Christ

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In this brief video, Susanna Buckley, Pro-Life Coordinator at the Boardwalk Chapel, explains her role and shares some of the materials designed to help her bring hope and truth to those seeking answers about abortion and life . . .

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As an international hot spot, Wildwood is particularly ripe with opportunity for young believers to proclaim the gospel boldly while learning to face culture shock for future mission endeavors . . .

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Following the nightly Chapel services, teams of Chapel workers stroll the boardwalk, striking up conversations with strangers about Christianity. The first few times you do this, every doubt you’ve ever had about the Christian faith is drawn to the forefront of your mind . . .

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My visit to the chapel influenced me in more ways than I ever anticipated it would, and I’ve come to see Christianity from many new perspectives that continue to build my relationships with God and his people . . .

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No other week has given me greater proof that God is active in His relationship with me. I came to the Chapel looking to be revitalized with a stronger passion for Christ, and the Spirit answered my prayers far beyond what I could have ever expected . . .

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We just want to say “thank you” to the volunteers who are helping the Boardwalk Chapel get spruced up for the summer season . . .

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The Boardwalk Chapel ministry has blessed countless people from all over the world, both saved and unsaved, and the Lord has sustained and grown many disciples within its walls. All this, and much more, I have been blessed to know firsthand . . .

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Amidst this burst of physical exhaustion, the Spirit fills us up. On a personal level, there is no way to survive the summer intact without fleeing to the feet of the God we walk the boards to proclaim. This reliance on Christ as well as our brothers and sisters in Christ brings joy-filled fellowship . . .

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As always, God does and will continue to provide for the Chapel and His ministry. Thank you so much for all help, consideration, and prayer . . .

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Jon W. Stevenson, long-time Director of the Boardwalk Chapel ministry in Wildwood, New Jersey, retired on March 31, 2013 . . . “It all began for me as a college student with the giving of a testimony on the Chapel stage in 1967 . . .”

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We had other plans for the summer – but God had one that was better than anything we could have imagined. Our work at the Chapel has given us a deeper appreciation for missions and evangelism . . .

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