Communing with Clay

Communing with Clay

It was 1998, and Margie Genrich had just been hired to teach ceramics at the high school in Tomah, WI. Even though Margie had been working in clay for over 15 years, she didn’t know how she would articulate that knowledge to students. “It was at a fall Wisconsin Art...
Primitive Beginnings

Primitive Beginnings

On their 3rd or 4th date, Pastor Duane took Ruth to Bethel Horizons for the first time. It was 1971 and the very first summer that Bethel Horizons welcomed campers. “Camp was so primitive back then. The kids slept in teepees or on a tarp under the stars, and the staff...
Perfect Combination

Perfect Combination

Krista Scott is an active mother of two who loves her neighbors and is passionate about experiencing adventures with friends and family. “We first came to Horizons during the height of Covid for Spring @ Horizons.” shared Krista. “We were invited by friends to escape...
Guiding Light

Guiding Light

It had been years since Kim Jensen, one of Horizons first campers and former staff, had visited Horizons. I got to sit down with her on her recent visit to Wisconsin after she enjoyed a hike and tour of the property with fellow alumni. “I love seeing the changes and...
Role for Everyone

Role for Everyone

What started as a nice drive in the country to the congregational picnic turned into a lifelong love of service to Bethel Horizons for Mary Lou and Phil Dzick. “It was that first view that did it for me,” said Mary Lou, beaming. “After that, we volunteered for every...