Mar-Lu-Ridge is a year-round outdoor ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America situated in the beautiful Catoctin Mountains of central Maryland. We minister through summer camps, year-round retreat and conference center, and programs offered throughout the year.

People of All Faiths Are Welcome!  Rules for acceptance and participation in Mar-Lu-Ridge programs and use of facilities are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, handicap, age, or gender. We are open to anyone, so invite your friends, co-workers, partners and see what Mar-Lu-Ridge has to offer to you.

We are located in scenic Frederick County, Maryland – an hour’s drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Contact us at:

3200 Mar Lu Ridge Road
Jefferson. MD 21755
Phone: 301-874-5544
Fax: 301-874-5545