Christian Resources at Penn State

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Abba Java Coffee HouseOther
The coffee is free (donations are accepted) as well as hot chocolate, and cappuccino! It's good stuff, plus a great atmosphere to study, play some games or just hang out. Friday and Saturday nights also feature live bands and open mic performances.
Contact:Wesley Student Center
256 E. College Ave.
State College, PA 16801

Camp Blue DiamondFacility
Camp Blue Diamond is a year round camp, retreat center and family campground affiliated with the Middle PA District Church of the Brethren.
Contact:4013 Blue Diamond Dr.
P.O. Box 240
Petersburg, PA 16669
(814) 667-2355

Camp HebronFacility
The mission of Camp Hebron is to cultivate a sanctuary where people connect with God, nature and each other. Our vision is for a place set apart for all who come to draw nearer to God, find joy in creation and form and deepen relationships. Nestled in the woods of south central PA we are located just 80 miles east of State College, on average a 1.5 hour drive. We have 340 acres, the southern most border being the Appalachian Trail, and a variety of meeting and lodging spaces to meet the needs or your retreat group, business meeting or recreation. Consider coming for a weekend, mid-week or day retreat to see a trail via horseback, push your team towards unity through adventure based activities or take solo time in the woods with the Lord. We also offer a variety of programmed retreats: Young Adult Retreat, Parent-Child Canoe Trip, Family Camp, youth summer camps, etc.

We strive to partner with you to meet the goals of your time away. Call us today to set up a tour.
Contact:957 Camp Hebron Road
Halifax, PA 17032
(717) 896-3441

Camp KanesatakeFacility
Camp Kanesatake is a non-denominational ministry for Christ, whose purpose is to proclaim the Gospel and to edify the Christian. The camp's Memorial Lounge has recently been refurbished to funcation as a year round retreat building. It can sleep up to 43 people (bunk beds). It has a meeting room, a fully equipped kitchen, and 4 full bathrooms.
Contact:PO Box 11
Spruce Creek, PA 16683

Camp KrislundFacility
Camp Krislund is a Christian summer camp that also has several lodges and a retreat center available for rent during the off season. See website for details.
Contact:P.O. Box 116
189 Krislund Dr.
Madisonburg, PA 16852
(814) 422-8878

Central Pennsylvania Christian InstituteOther
We believe that true peace and purpose is found in a vital, living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Our ministries aim to direct you toward the Christ-centered life through the avenues of:
  • Way Truth Life Radio, broadcasting Bible-based teaching and inspirational music to Central Pennsylvania 24 hours a day
  • Camp Kanesatake, offering a fun, Christ-centered camping experience for children ages 8-12 and teens. Surrounded by the beauty of God's creation at our camp facility near Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania, young lives are brought to a deep relationship with Christ.
  • Ezekiel Forum, presenting seminars, speakers and special events designed toencourage and equip Christians to think and act about contemporary religious and cultural issues from a distinctly scriptural perspective.
  • Puppets With A Purpose, combining the creative efforts of the team's teenagers and adults to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ through entertaining puppet programs.
Contact:2020 Cato Avenue
State College, PA 16801

Compassionate Christian CounselingBusiness
Adolescence, Premarital, Marriage, Family, and Individual Counseling


Contact:228 Deepwood Drive
PO Box 273
Pine Grove Mills, PA 16868

Ezekiel ForumService
The Ezekiel Forum is a Protestant Christian organization, established for the glory of God. We are committed to the exploration of Scripture for the development of a Christian worldview. Furthermore, we seek to explain this world view to fellow believers, and thereby extend Christian influence into the public sphere.

Through . . .
  • Public forums
  • Guest lectures
  • Round table discussions
  • And other means of communications . . .
The Ezekiel Forum equips God's people with solid biblical answers in regard to social issues. Thus Christians can confidently and intelligently interact with those holding opposing perspectives, and engage our dying world with solid biblical answers. We invite you to join us in our mission.
Contact:2020 Cato Avenue
State College, PA 16801

Grace Deaf MissionsOther
God has raised up Grace Deaf Missions to take the Good News to an unreached people who are incapable of hearing it. The Deaf of Mexico must see the Gospel, clearly explained, and communicated through Mexican Sign Language. We invite you to join us in this exciting new work!
Contact:10333 Greenwood Rd.
Huntingdon, PA 16652

Harvest Fields Ministry CenterFacility
Harvest Fields Ministry Center is located in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. It is often used for church events and gatherings, providing 150 acres of land and a spectacular view of Happy Valley.
Contact:1100 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, PA 16827
(814) 466-9201

New Life Bible CampFacility
If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy God's creation while experiencing exciting spiritual renewal, look no further, New Life Bible Camp is the place. Located on 140 acres in Southwestern Pennsylvania, New Life operates year-round, serving churches and youth groups from August through May. New Life's full time staff is available to help you formulate a program that will best meet the needs of your group. Whether preparing meals, speaking, leading music, or leading activities, we can tailor our program to fulfill a variety of retreat goals.

A beautiful log lodge with dormitory style rooms is where your group will be sleeping. There are three separate dorm areas in the lodge which sleeps a total of 90 people. Bathroom and shower facilities are located in these three sections. There is also a two story cabin where guest may sleep if the lodge is filled up. Check ahead on its availability. We are not able to accommodate any pets.

Contact:451 Tarwater Rd.
Buffalo Mills, PA 15534
(814) 842-3325

Out of the Cold State CollegeOther
Out of the Cold: Centre County is a low-barrier shelter open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night.

Staffed almost entirely by volunteers, the host site rotates every two weeks. Each evening our guests are welcomed warmly, served a hot meal, given a cot, warm blankets, and a place to sleep. Breakfast is served and in the morning and before leaving guests can register to return that evening.

Basic case management is available for guests wanting assistance acquiring housing.

Out of the Cold: Centre County is a grassroots effort and is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Penn State Christian MentoringOther
Penn State Christian Mentoring seeks to connect Christians from different stages of life to help younger Christians find good role models within the church. If you are interested in finding or becoming a mentor, please e-mail Mike Robinson at or contact us via our sign-up form at

Pregnancy Resource ClinicService
Pregnancy Resource Clinic exists to educate, encourage, and empower men and women to make informed life choices.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our trained client advocates and medical personnel, including RNís and an Ultrasound Technician, are ready to serve you and to answer your questions. All services are strictly confidential and absolutely free of charge.

We have been serving the greater Centre Region since 1984, offering both men and women information and support when facing an unplanned pregnancy.
Contact:423 South Pugh Steet
State College, PA 16801
Hotline: (814) 234-7340 Office: (814) 234-7341

Puppets With a PurposePerforming Arts Group
Puppets with a Purpose is a Christian-based youth ministry of the Central Pennsylvania Christian Institute (CPCI), whose purpose is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with fellow Christians and to bring the "Good News" of God's love and his plan of salvation to those who have not yet heard ... all through the use of puppets!.

Contact:2020 CATO Avenue
State College, PA 16802
(814) 692-4720

Pure FreedomService

Pure Freedom, founded by Bob and Dannah Gresh, provides resources with radically-unique approaches to focus on specific issues that teen girls and/or guys face in the area of purity and holiness. Our events, the hallmark of our ministry, are about sexual purity and yet they are much more about the totality of a life submitted to the will of God in a quest to enjoy the blessings of His plan.

Contact:3006 Research Drive, Suite D-1
State College, PA 16801

Rev FM 89.1Radio Station
WRXV 89.1 Rev FM is State College and Altoona's first full power modern Christian music radio station. The signal Covers most of Centre, Blair, Clearfield, and Cambria counties and extends into Huntingdon and Mifflin counties as well.

The Rev FM website serves as a resource for current news on the Christian music industry, as well as providing information on Christian music concerts that will be occuring in central Pennsylvania.


St. Vincent de Paul Thrift StoreBusiness
Through direct person to person involvement, members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) provide quiet and discreet assistance, both spiritually and materially, to needy families and individuals. Financial assistance may be provided for a wide range of needs including: medical and dental care, housing, utilities, food, clothing, transportation, etc. regardless of religion, race or ethnicity. Assistance is intended primarily for situations precipitated by unforeseen events or extraordinary personal crisis and may be provided directly or in cooperation with other area human service agencies. In general, it is not provided on a continuing basis. When warranted by circumstances or financial need, members of the Society arrange to meet with individuals or families in their home. The "home visit" is considered to be the very essence and foundation of the Society.

Contact:526 Westerly Parkway Plaza
State College, PA 16801

Stand TogetherService
This group offers services and support for pregnant students who may feel overwhelmed by fear and concerned about continuing their education. We offer realistic alternatives to abortion, including child care. Become involved in helping, or refer friends and those in need to Stand Together. Contact Julian Van Eyken at for more information.

Ten Thousand VillagesBusiness
Ten Thousand Villages State College is a nonprofit retail organization, operating a store at 1341 S. Atherton St. The mission of Ten Thousand Villages is to "create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships." We are a part of the larger Ten Thousand Villages organization, which operates more than fifty stores across the country and builds and maintains the fair-trade business relationships with the international artisans we serve.
Contact:1341 S. Atherton St.
State College, PA 16801

Way Truth Life RadioRadio Station
On the air since January 1, 1978, Way Truth Life Radio ministers to the family with Christ-centered music and programming, 24 hours a day, to twelve counties in central Pennsylvania. We feature many popular syndicated programs and play the music of many different Christian artists. See our website for a Broadcast Schedule.

WTLR 89.9FM - State College, Pennsylvania
WQJU 107.1 FM - Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
Contact:2020 Cato Avenue
State College, PA 16801

WGRC 101.7 FMRadio Station
WGRC broadcasts on frequency 101.7-FM in the State College area.

WGRC-FM is a non-denominational, para-church organization committed to serving the Lord Jesus Christ by reaching, encouraging and edifying people through the ministry of Christian Radio. See our website for a broadcast schedule.

Contact:101 Armory Boulevard
Lewisburg, PA 17837

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