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22 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 15 - August 21, 1997 Heads are bowed in prayerful reflection during a Sunday morning worship service. Many of the faithful stay in the "tents", actually small cabins, which surround the main prayer hall. Carey's Camp draws from congregations at a number of Methodist churches in Sussex County. Fellow christians come together in love and prayer to worship at Carey's Camp outside of Millsboro for two weeks each summer. It's a tradition that has been ongoing for over 100 years. '!i ..... i Above, left, best friends for life and church buddies Kristin Shoemaker (left) and Beth Dietrich of Milton enjoy the camaradarie of Carey's Camp. At cen- ter, Jacob West preaches fervently at the Sunday morning love feast and tes- .Above, Ruth Dorey, 87, of Millsboro remembers before World War II when the grounds were blanketed with wor- shippers and couples promenaded around the circle. She has been coming to Carey's Camp since the year she was born. Be- low, Shirley Powell braids granddaughter Macie's hair, as neighbors bask in the evening glow. timony. He and his brother, Charles P. West, have been coming to Carey's Camp since they were small boys. At right, Ed Bahn of Millsboro pauses for a quiet moment of reflection during the love feast. Above, Pastor Tim Dukes of the Ocean City Worship Cen- ter proclaims the message loud and clear: Jesus Christ offers the path to everlasting salvation. At right, Evelyn Langrall and her husband, the Rev. James Langrall of Laurel, feel the spirit move them during Dukes' testimony. The couple has been returning to Carey's Camp for about 60 7ears. Angie Moon photos