Mission & Vission


Be a key cornerstone of the Discipleship Adventure by providing unmatched opportunities to individuals and local churches for spiritual transformation in the midst of God’s creation.


To grow disciples of Jesus Christ by immersion in Christian community and by building relationships in the midst of God’s creation.


  • Grow participation 2% per year in summer camp and 2% in retreats.
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Experiences will provide opportunities for Strive for Five.
  • Provide high quality physical facilities and programs that appeal to a diverse constituency.
  • Use best business practices.

The West River Center has been owned and operated by The United Methodist Church since 1951. Come and enjoy the peace and solitude of God’s creation.

  • Location 5100 Chalk Point Road, West River, MD 20778
  • Mailing P.O. Box 429, Churchton, MD 20733
  • Phone (410) 867-0991

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