Camp Meeting 2018 has come and gone

The following description of events will be left on the Website to give an idea of the happenings at this years camp




Camp Meeting Time!  That’s right!  Camp Meeting at New Prospect Campground on Campground road off of Hwy 57 in Vancleave is is over!

Every October the Campground fills with folks from all around to experience the amazing spiritual blessing of 9 days of Great Worship!  October 13th through the 21st will be the dates of great Gospel Singing and Worship and fellowship that has been happening here for 143 years!

Evangelist Preacher, Rev. Jeff Switzer lead us along with Rev. Kelly Pope with the Tabernacle Choir!  Rev. Mary Stewart will be directing a special children’s hour at 4:00 p.m., and Rev.Kris Rouse and Rev. Bobby Morris shared with the Youth.

The Worship times started Monday Night at 6:30 with a mini-gospel concert and 7:30 worship followed by a youth gathering in the youth tent at 8:40 p.m.

There was lot’s of activities daily+ a Children’s Parade, Olympics and Hayride on Saturday the 20th.  Come to Campmeeting 2018 and you will have a life-transforming experience!

Check out our facebook page and the New Prospect

See You Next Year!



Campmeeting 2018 “kicked-off” with the gospel sing Saturday, October 13th at 7:00 p.m. featuring “BIG BLESSIN’”.

Keeping with tradition, Mt. Pleasant and Red Hill UM Churches held their morning services on Sunday, October 14th at the Campground and invite you to worship with them.

Sunday School began at 10:00 a.m. and Worship at 11:00 a.m.

Also, on the 14th the Memorial Service began at 7:30 p.m. with guest minister Rev. Kelly Pope delivering the message. The Memorial List that bears the names of all who have “Gone to Glory” since last Campmeeting was read at the Memorial Service.  It was compiled by Toddy LeBatard. She had asked that names that you would like to include on this list be sent to her either by email @ or by calling her at 228-826-4137.  You may also email names to me at


The 2018 Evangelistic Team began their time of service on Monday, October 15th.

Jeff Switzer – Evangelist            Steve Russell – Pianist                 Kelly Pope – Music

Kris Rouse and Mary Stewart – Children & Youth


Schedule Of Activities


Morning Prayer Meeting in Tabernacle (begins Tuesday, Oct. 16th) – 8:00 a.m.

(Attendance at this service has been low recently. Come start your morning with us!)

Morning Worship in Tabernacle (begins Tuesday, Oct. 16th) – 11:00 a.m.

Children Activities in Youth Tent (begin Monday, Oct. 15th) – 4:00 p.m.

Lady’s Prayer Meeting in Tabernacle (begins Monday, Oct. 15th) – 4:30 p.m.

Men’s Prayer Meeting in the Grove (begins Monday, Oct. 15th) – 5:00 p.m.

Nightly Gospel Singing (begins Monday, Oct. 15th) – 6:30 p.m.

Evening Worship in Tabernacle (begins Monday, Oct 15th) – 7:30 p.m.

Youth Activities in Youth Tent (begin Monday, Oct. 15th) – after worship


Tenter Letter Sept 2018