Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center

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Summary

Warm Beach Camp offers a wide range of programs for the whole family and has facilities available for Guest Group rental by churches, schools, and non-profit organizations who want to program their own event. Warm Beach is also the home of The Lights of Christmas, a Northwest holiday tradition.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center
20800 Marine Drive
Stanwood, WA 98292

Website: warmbeach.com

Phone: 360-652-7575

Email: office@warmbeach.com


Organization details

EIN: 911710210

CEO/President: Ed McDowell

Chairman: David Goodnight

Board size: 17

Founder:

Ruling year: 1996

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2018


Purpose

Vision: Changing lives and transforming communities, both locally and globally, through Christ-centered hospitality, outreach, and programming.

Core Values: By honoring God first, we seek to align our vision and ministry development with Christ's calling to share the good news of His love and forgiveness. We are a Christ-centered and Bible-based organization, meaning all decisions are grounded in Scripture. Warm Beach Camp is also focused on sustainability, valuing stewardship in the environment, finances, and treatment of employees, volunteers, and guests.


Mission statement

Providing Christ-centered environments, experiences, and resources that draw people to God through camping ministries, conferences, and events.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is God's written Word, divinely inspired by the Holy Spirit; it is infallible, entirely trustworthy, and the supreme authority in all matters of faith and life.

We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death for our sins, in His bodily resurrection, and His personal, visible return to earth to reign in righteousness and glory.

We believe in the Holy Spirit and His work of conviction, regeneration, and sanctification, who indwells every believer, equipping them to live a godly life.

We believe in the necessity of new birth, in salvation by faith in Jesus Christ alone, and the importance of life fully committed to the will of God in Christ.

We believe the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, called to be God's redeemed people.

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Transparency grade

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Camps/Conference Centers

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating897 of 102225 of 26
Fund acquisition rating613 of 102418 of 28
Resource allocation rating844 of 102425 of 28
Asset utilization rating801 of 102225 of 26

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%7%27%28%21%26%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
3%5%5%5%4%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
48%69%19%19%21%17%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
3%7%6%6%5%5%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
52%31%81%81%79%83%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%71%83%83%83%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
100%65%90%93%84%92%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%47%75%78%69%77%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
0%35%10%7%16%8%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
0%11%3%2%6%3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
16%21%11%11%12%12%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.340.170.280.300.290.29
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
6.087.5810.6810.969.0110.17
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.021.322.993.282.602.93
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
3.297.273.202.543.403.08
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.300.140.310.390.290.32
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
3.087.842.752.213.262.77
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
12%12%10%12%13%15%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
2%8%6%7%8%9%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
270%503%320%295%303%297%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$2,436,289$1,419,755$1,283,733$1,610,958$1,277,365
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$264,556$253,522$317,011$306,956$350,643
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,700,845$1,673,277$1,600,744$1,917,914$1,628,008
Long-term investments$203,684$287,193$276,028$158,931$151,568
Fixed assets$16,704,191$15,054,779$14,557,022$14,423,380$13,915,153
Other long-term assets$856,409$847,580$1,117,890$779,417$865,972
Total long-term assets$17,764,284$16,189,552$15,950,940$15,361,728$14,932,693
Total assets$20,465,129$17,862,829$17,551,684$17,279,642$16,560,701
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$371,438$523,600$631,426$563,433$528,535
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$371,438$523,600$631,426$563,433$528,535
Debt$1,728,195$1,070,424$1,173,193$1,324,694$1,536,221
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$430,561$243,663$261,126$292,606$340,269
Total long-term liabilities$2,158,756$1,314,087$1,434,319$1,617,300$1,876,490
Total liabilities$2,530,194$1,837,687$2,065,745$2,180,733$2,405,025
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$16,934,804$15,231,464$14,473,898$14,469,930$13,579,018
With donor restrictions$1,000,131$793,678$1,012,041$628,979$576,658
Net assets$17,934,935$16,025,142$15,485,939$15,098,909$14,155,676
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$3,769,394$1,054,357$1,072,373$1,234,710$902,713
Program service revenue$1,396,093$4,441,615$4,547,725$4,702,746$4,257,275
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($36,254)$35,627$5,514($30,670)$13,719
Other revenue$335,855$19,049$16,382$20,918$16,544
Total other revenue$1,695,694$4,496,291$4,569,621$4,692,994$4,287,538
Total revenue$5,465,088$5,550,648$5,641,994$5,927,704$5,190,251
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$2,548,190$4,183,143$4,386,445$4,113,077$3,988,415
Management and general$749,202$547,364$572,683$611,093$550,272
Fundraising$266,794$280,938$295,836$260,301$232,193
Total expenses$3,564,186$5,011,445$5,254,964$4,984,471$4,770,880
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,900,902$539,203$387,030$943,233$419,371
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,900,902$539,203$387,030$943,233$419,371

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Edwin R McDowellExecutive Director$130,563

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/4/2022. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Warm Beach Camp was originally developed in 1956 as a ministry of the Pacific Northwest Free Methodist Church. While remaining an integrated auxiliary of the Free Methodist Church, Warm Beach Camp incorporated as a separate, private 501(c-3) non-profit organization in 1995 and still maintains a corporate mission and values reflective of our heritage.

The Warm Beach Story continues to unfold as today's people find their place of rest, renewal, and reconnection at Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center.


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