User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


45° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Thousands Camp For LifeLight

August 31, 2012, 5:52 PM by Shawn Neisteadt

Thousands Camp For LifeLight
WORTHING, SD -

The LifeLight Festival is now underway south of Sioux Falls near the small town of Worthing.  Tens of thousands of people will attend the nation's largest free Christian music event.  Many of them won't leave the festival grounds for several days.

This isn't the first visit to the LifeLight festival for Brent Moore and his family.  But this year they've decided to enjoy the full experience.

"This is our first time to tent it, so we're going to see what it's all about," Moore said.

The family of five made the seven-hour trip from Columbia, Missouri, to spend four nights in a tent on the festival grounds near Worthing.  The Moores quickly learned LifeLight camping comes with a list of challenges.

"The biggest thing we're going to hope for is the tent not to blow down and we still have a tent after this little bit of wind," Moore said.

A few rows away, the Daly family knows all about living in a tent at LifeLight.  But this year the Groton, South Dakota, clan has upgraded to a camper.

"We like to come and camp and kind of lose ourselves in the Lord here.  That's what it's all about. It's awesome." Darlene Daly said. 

And whether it is someone's first-time camping at the festival or a return trip experience, those attending LifeLight say what's on stage isn't the only attraction.

"I don't know names, I don't go by who they are singing, I just go by the songs," Daly said.

"Being around fellow Christians, being around neighbors like this, and just sharing stories and visiting, that's what makes it a special trip for us," Moore said.

And that's what makes this weekend of roughing it well worth it for thousands of festival goers.

You can find more information on the schedule of events for the weekend on the LifeLight website.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Lick The Spoon Expands Pot Pie Business

4/14/2015 3:00 PM

Lick The Spoon is expanding its pot pie business.  

Full Story
Shoppers Swarm Target For Designer Product Line

4/20/2015 1:14 PM

The retailer released its Lilly Pulitzer for Target collection, and many stores were sold out within minutes.

Full Story
Dozens Of Park Positions To Fill Yet

4/15/2015 5:00 PM

Every summer, the city of Sioux Falls hires hundreds of people for seasonal jobs within the park system

Full Story | Watch
SD Driver License Stations Accept Plastic

4/16/2015 11:45 AM

You no longer need to stop by a cash machine before renewing your driver license.  All South Dakota exam stations now accept credit and debit car...

Full Story
What To Shred On Saturday

4/16/2015 10:10 PM

April 15, 2015 has come and gone.  Now it's time to get rid of old tax returns you don't need anymore.  But what should you shred an...

Full Story | Watch


Events