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Catherine Elbaum

Head Counselor

After spending her whole life at Greystone, Catherine is excited to be joining the camp year-round team! A camper for 12 summers and a counselor for 4, Catherine will be working on counselor hiring, camper engagement, and many other details that combine to make Greystone better every year. Catherine graduated from Wofford College and now lives in Raleigh with her husband, Peter, and dog, Ben.

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Bravery

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“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go....

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The Old Has Gone

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“Because you are in Christ you are a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Nothing brings out my sinful nature like ...

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Growing in Your Sleep

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“And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows...

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The Perfect Story

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“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 Whether it’s Council Fire, Vespers, or Banquet, we ...

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Growing in the Vine

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“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fru...

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Longing for True Joy

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“Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” Romans 5:2 “The m...

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Never Forgotten

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“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all n...

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Wholeness in Christ

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“And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 “Every good gift and every perfect ...

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As Sure as the Sun

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“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken or my covenant of peace be removed. I have...

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The End of the Story

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“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city,...

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Prayer

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“ In whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.” Ephesians 3:12 If you’re anything like me, prayer can sometimes be ...

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The Source of Our Strength

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“Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his ...

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Stars in the Night

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“Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and ...

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The Healer of Anxieties

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“When I thought, ‘My foot slips,’ your steadfast love, O Lord, held me up. When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.” Psa...

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More Than Conquerors

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“And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.” 1 Peter 5:4 2018 will forever be known as the year I got comple...

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The Beauty of Rest

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“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 “Come to me, all who labor and...

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God's Plan is Bigger Than Our Comfort

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“So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.” Zechariah 4:6...

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Busyness

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“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:15-16 Quick, ...

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Purposeful Beauty

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“…and the King will desire your beauty. Since He is your Lord bow to Him.” Psalm 45:11 “He who was seated on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making ...

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The Tale of Sidney and Norman

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“For by the grace given me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, ...

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Advanced Preparation

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“For you are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for you to do.” Ephesians 2:10 Inadequate. T...

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Forgiveness

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“The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. He d...

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Running Towards Brokenness

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“And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous,...

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Boasting in Your Weakness

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“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my w...

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Powerful Words

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“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who ...

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