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‘It’s holy ground.’ These revival camp meetings have carried on in Gillsville for 175 years
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Lebanon United Methodist Church members and others around Hall County have gathered each summer for camp meetings in Gillsville for the past 175 years. - photo by Kelsey Podo
Hundreds of adults and children gather in Gillsville each year for the annual Lebanon United Methodist Church camp meetings, not just to experience spiritual revival, but to reunite with family. This week, the tradition turned 175 years old.