About Lutherhill


Time to Connect with Christ.

Lutherhill Ministries is a ministry of the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

Our Mission Statement:

Lutherhill…welcomes all people, of every generation to experience the love of Christ in unique settings and new ways.

Lutherhill is a Summer Camp and year-round Retreat Center. People of all faiths are welcome to enjoy 85 acres of wooded and wide-open spaces.

Facilities are available for swimming, games, high ropes adventure course, RVs, tent campsites and other activities. Wooded areas abound for hiking or just sitting down and relaxing among our beautiful live oak trees.

Located between Austin and Houston, just outside of La Grange, TX. Lutherhill sits atop the highest point in Fayette County and is well known for beautiful sunsets and an incredible view of the surrounding countryside.

People have enjoyed Lutherhill since 1954 as a place to gather, worship, study, and play together. Come and join us for a relaxing day or weekend, or stay longer if you like!

We work hard to bring you closer to God in a fun and relaxed environment. to read: We strive to make space for you to rest and play.

What We Do

Summer Camp

From June through the first week of August Lutherhill provides summer camp for youth and families.

Day Camp

A team of Lutherhill staff will join you to provide a taste of camp at your church. Many congregations use us to supplement their current VBS program.


Retreat to Lutherhill in La Grange or the Zion Retreat Center on Galveston Island. Gather your people and let us help you carve out time for rest and play.

Challenge Course

Zip down the zip line, take a leap of faith or test your skills and faith on any of our 13 high rope elements. Our 11 low ropes elements are perfect to build teamwork within your group.

Special Events

Lutherhill’s Carby Chapel Center is a perfect place for to celebrate the milestones in your life – birthdays, weddings, baptisms and so much more.

Our mission is to be a place for all people

Who We Serve

Lutherhill serves all these groups and perhaps yours too:

  • Individuals and families seeking a quiet place to reflect, renew and recharge.
  • Business teams looking to build strong communication skills
  • Family reunions
  • Congregations for adult, family or youth retreats.
  • Groups, large or small for overnight or day retreats.
  • Congregations at their facilities for Day Camp.

We have facilities for a variety of activities and events

What We Offer

From lodging, food, and activities, you’ll have a great time with:

  • Housing in a variety of accommodations.
  • Food service or facilities that allow groups to cook for themselves.
  • Recreational facilities, including a challenge course, pool, and pond.
  • Friendly customized service to help you plan your event.
  • Professional staff to lead worship, team-building activities, and recreational activities.

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