1155 Red Fox Road | East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

Ministerio Sketch Plan

Updated 3/28/24

The Township is dedicating this page to the sketch plan for a land development plan. This page will serve as the primary source of public documents utilized by this project. Documents will be made available in a timely fashion upon submission, introduction in a meeting, or upon delivery to the Township by professionals or outside agencies.

The Sketch Plan proposes a land development project on 101.78 acre parcels; The Church's plan is to build a retreat on the Properties that will be used by its members as a place for spiritual enrichment, relaxation and fellowship. The Church envisions that it will construct (i) two dormitories, including restroom/shower facilities, each with a capacity of not more than 50 people, and (ii) a kitchen/dining hall/meeting room building with availability to accommodate up to 100 people. The retreat would not be a church with a traditional sanctuary and regularly scheduled worship services. Rather, it would be a place where Church members can further their faith in a retreat or camp-like setting. The Properties are located in the R-C Residential Conservation District.

If you would like to join the mailing list to receive updates for this project, please email Township Manager Julia Heilakka at julia@smithfieldtownship.com.

All public hearings or meetings are streamed via YouTube and are accessible via Zoom. In-person attendance is also welcome.

Useful Links

  1. Board of Supervisors meeting info & agendas
  2. Join Board of Supervisors Meetings on Zoom
  3. Planning Commission meeting info & agendas
  4. Join Planning Commission Meetings on Zoom
  5. Stream Township Meetings on YouTube

Application Documents


Engineer Reviews & Responses