Hume Teaching Series

SUNDAYS at 10:30 AM

Sunday-Thursday Nights
7:00—8:30 PM

Join us, summer Sunday through Thursday nights as a weekly guest speaker shares compelling biblical teaching seasoned with unique life experiences and personal stories. These free, informal evening sessions are held in the historic Memorial Chapel. Childcare and kids programs are available for a small fee.

Day Camp and affordable Huckleberry Child Care allow you to set your own agenda or pick and choose from our scheduled summer activities.

2023 Hume Teaching Series

June 4-8
Week 1
Matt Kyser
June 11-15
Week 2
Jerry Root
Dr. Jerry Root
June 18-22
Week 3
Dr. Ed Uszynski
June 25-29
Week 4
Erik Thoennes
Dr. Erik Thoennes
July 2-6
Week 5
Bryndan Loritts
July 9-13
Week 6
Travis Osborne
July 16-20
Week 7
Dr. Jeremy Treat
July 23-27
Week 8
Alan Frow
July 30 – August 2
Week 9
PJ Lewis
August 6-10
Week 10
Chris Lankford

Summer Seasonal Lodging

June through August

We do not offer lodging open to the public; however, if you are at Hume attending our free Teaching Series, we do offer the following Summer Lodging:

Hickory Lodge

Up to 4 guests allowed

Joshua Lodge

Up to 4 guests allowed

Other Lodging Options

Private cabins may be available for rent from cabin owners.

For a list of available cabins, please email:


Some older mapping services will suggest you take the 245. It is a curvy, winding road that will take you at least an additional hour. DO NOT take 245!

3:00 PM Monday-Friday
4:00 PM Sundays

Check out is at 11:00 AM

There is a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of the first night’s stay due upon making a reservation. The deposit will be forfeited if a reservation is canceled.

We do not offer free guest WiFi at this point in time. We do offer Internet for a fee; however, the speeds here are not fast. Purchase at your own risk.

Lodge rentals during Labor Day weekend may not include additional amenities such as the mini-refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, or phone.

(559) 305-7770
(800) 965-HUME

Matt  Kyser


Matt is a follower of Jesus, husband of 27 years to Dina and father to Mandie, Ashlee, and Luke. Matt is the Lead Pastor of The Village Church in Irvine, CA. Matt is also the Founder of Restore Renewal Ministry, helping to renew pastors and revitalize the churches they lead. He is the Founder of The Restore Group, which helps churches re-imagine their real estate solutions to realize their God-given vision. Matt enjoys having fun with his family, being active outdoors, and encouraging others.

Ed Uszynski


Ed is a Content Developer and Oneness Consultant for both Family Life and Athletes in Action, the marriage and sport ministries of Cru. He served many years as a teaching elder at their home church and frequently speaks to college students, men’s groups, and churches around the country. His writing includes contributions to DesiringGod and other online publications, besides a chapter in the four-volume, C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy. He has an M.Div. and Ph.D. in American Culture Studies.

Dr. Erik Thoennes


Erik Thoennes is Professor and Chair of the Theology Department at Biola University and is a pastor at Grace EVFree, La Mirada. He was voted Professor of the Year twice, and was awarded the Faculty Excellence Award by his colleagues at Biola University. He is the author of “Life’s Biggest Questions: What the Bible Says About the Things that Matter Most,” and “Biblical and Theological Studies: A Student’s Guide,” Erik and his wife Donna have four children; Caroline, Paige, Samuel, and Isaac.

Bryndan Loritts


Bryndan Crawford Loritts is the son of Dr. Crawford and Karen Loritts. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he received his master’s degree. He’s been a youth pastor, pastored two churches, and is currently the Teaching and Care Pastor at Shadow Hills Church in Las Vegas Nevada. Bryndan and his wife, Lucretia, have 3 daughters. His aim in life is to faithfully preach the word and serve the purposes of God in his moment in history (Acts 13:36)

Travis Osborne


After sixteen years in youth ministry and seven years as a campus pastor at a Christian university, Travis is now the Lead Pastor at Valley Christian Family, a growing church in Redding, California. He loves learning God’s Word and articulating the gospel message to all ages. He commutes all over town on his 1982 Schwinn bicycle and recently lost his status as an amateur athlete after winning a few bucks in a grass volleyball tournament.

Jeremy Treat


Jeremy Treat (PhD, Wheaton College) is Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Reality LA in Los Angeles, California and Adjunct Professor of Theology at Biola University. He is the author of Seek First: How the Kingdom of God Changes Everything and The Crucified King: Atonement and Kingdom in Biblical and Systematic Theology. He and his wife, Tiffany, have four daughters and live in Los Angeles.

Alan Frow


Alan Frow is the lead pastor of Southlands Church in Southern California where he and his wife, Rynelle, have lived for the last 14 years with their three children after moving from South Africa. Southlands has grown and planted 5 churches in the past twelve years under Alan’s leadership. He has written books entitled “Broken for Blessing” and “Psalms for a Saturated Soul”. Alan and his wife travel extensively training pastors and leaders to cultivate healthy teams, churches, and souls.

PJ Lewis


Married in 1988, PJ and and his wife Sheri have been serving together for over 30 years in the areas of shepherding, teaching, counseling, and discipleship for both youth and adult ministries. Living in Fresno, he is currently the Lead Pastor of the Well Kingsburg. PJ enjoys superhero movies, playing games, hiking, exploring new places, and especially loves spending time with his wife.

Chris Lankford


Chris Lankford has served as Lead Pastor at Long Beach Alliance since 2004. He is passionate about the church being a family with a discipleship heart. Chris loves to study, and has degrees from both Biola & Talbot. Chris is married to Melinda (27 years), and they have two awesome adult daughters, Jessalyn (22), and Makayla (18). The Lankford’s are fanatical Dodgers fans, and despite being a semi-grown adult – Chris still spends many hours a week collecting and sorting his baseball cards.

Darin McWatters


Darin is the Senior Pastor of EvFree Fullerton. He is passionate about preaching God’s word, shepherding His people, and embracing faith, knowledge, and hard work in his personal life. He loves identifying timeless ways to lead in the context of a neighborhood church. He and his wife Shannon have been married for 22 years, and have four children, Jack, Hank, Lily, and Will. Darin took Karate in 6th grade, and thinks it’s highly probable that he can still chop a 1×4 in half with his hand.

Pet/Animal Policy

No animals allowed except ADA-approved service animals.

We gladly welcome service animals that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Pets providing emotional support, well-being, comfort, or companionship are not recognized as service animals under ADA regulations.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at

Hume Christian Camps and Retreats

Join us for an amazing

Summer at Hume

We’ve opened our lodges and cabins to families and couples! Come up the mountain to worship, hear the Word, and spend time playing together in God’s creation. It’s the best place to be this summer!

Virtual Summer Camp 2020

Missing camp? Try our

Virtual Camp

We’re bringing Hume to you! With chapels hosted by our Camp Directors, you’ll get to participate in worship, play “virtual Rec” games, watch theme videos, and hear from Hume speakers. You don’t want to miss this!

We need help this summer!


As you know, things are a bit different at Hume this summer. The good news? The Lord has made it possible for us to shine His light in some wonderful ways, and we really need your help to make it happen!

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