Fall Camp 2021 

October 25 – 28

Fall Camp is a four day adult conference held in late October each year at Shrine Mont Conference Center in Orkney Springs, Virginia,. It is a great opportunity to meet old and new friends and nurture your spirit while relaxing on the mountain. 
Fall Camp is sponsored by the Tri-Diocesan Council on Aging, which represents the three Episcopal dioceses in Virginia: the Dioceses of Virginia, Southwestern Virginia, and Southern Virginia. More information on Shrine Mont is available at www.shrinemont.com.

Keynote Speaker – Terry Hershey

Terry is an inspirational speaker, humorist, author, organizational consultant and designer of sanctuary gardens. Terry holds a mirror up to our fast-forward, disconnected lives and offers us the power of pause—the wisdom of slowing down and the permission to take an intentional Sabbath moment to regain emotional and spiritual balance and find the sacred in every single day. Read more about Terry at www.terryhershey.com.

Chaplain – Martin Townsend

The Rt. Rev. Martin Townsend is the retired Bishop of the Diocese of Easton, Maryland. He was born in England and emigrated to the United States in 1957. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Central New York in 1969, serving as Rector in several parishes. In 1992 he was consecrated Bishop of the Diocese of Easton where he served until his retirement in 2001.

Folk Theologian – Ed Kilbourne

As always, we will be entertained by Ed Kilbourne. Ed is known for his collections of moving music, quirky humor, and insightful monologues. He has earned a reputation as one of America’s cutting edge religious communicators, a folk theologian if you will, offering his teaching in story and song. Ed combines acoustic guitar, singing and commentary. Ed also offers a half hour devotional each morning before breakfast. To read more about Ed, go to www.edkilbourne.com.


Special Guest Speaker – Frances Fuller

Our speaker Tuesday evening, author Frances Fuller, writes out of the overflow of a long, varied life. A child of the depression, she has earned degrees in journalism, English and religious education, traveled extensively, built a publishing house in the Middle East, survived several wars, and written numerous books. Her latest book, Helping Yourself Grow Old. is a guidebook to aging.