June 15-22: Administrative work, a board meeting in Hanover with their committee. Penn’s Creek Camp board meeting and attended the viewing and funeral of Rev. John Clough, who was the father of one of our ministers.
June 23: Chambersburg: Cumberland Valley Holiness Camp. It was great to see the song evangelists Bro. & Sis. Dalton whom I met in a revival meeting in Ohio.
June 24-25: Hunlock Creek, I attended the viewing and funeral of Rev. Warren Major. His son did a great job honoring his father.
June 26-27: Administrative work and I wrote an article for God’s Missionary Standard. Sermon prep. and more preparation for Bro. Miller’s Memorial Service. It was great to be at Mt. of Blessing Camp Meeting twice on Saturday. The preaching by Bro. Dan Kaufman was excellent.
June 28: Milesburg: I shared God’s Word and held a pastoral election. We are excited to announce Rev. Fred Bennett was elected and has accepted.
June 29: Penns Creek, GMC Pension Board meeting. Bro. Black, our chairmen, and brethren do a great job of going over our assets and making decisions.
June 30: Administrative work and travel notes.
July 1: Hanover: Hanover Camp, Rev. John Whitaker preached a good message about storms in our lives.
July 2: Penns Creek, World Mission board meeting. Rev. Jose Cancio was voted in as our next World Mission Director. Congratulations to him and a special thank you to Bro. Paulus for your 6 years of dedicated service.
July 3: New Columbia, my wife and I attended the beautiful wedding of Jeffery and Brittany McDowell. Afterward, we went to Mt. of Blessing Camp and enjoyed the service and fireworks.
July 4: We prayed and praised God for our County (the USA).
July 5: Beulah Camp, Benjamin McDowell family ministered in song in the afternoon service. Mt. of Blessing final service was used of God to challenge all of us to stay close to Him.
July 6: Lebanon, Funeral for Greg Raub. He was the son of Leonard and Sharon Raub. The service touched all of us in a deep way. God is so faithful.
July 7: Oak Hill, Ohio: Funeral for Rev. Roy R. McCarty Sr., father of Rev. Aaron McCarty. Bro. Aaron and the family did a great job honoring their dad throughout the service.
July 8: Beulah Camp, Rev. Mark Cravens preached a good message and God’s spirit used the McDowell family’s music to draw us close to God.
July 9-13: Administrative work, it was very nice to have my brother Andy and his family and my sister, Teresa, come out to visit us.
July 12: Beulah Camp, Rev. Mark Cravens preached a powerful message out of the book of Acts. Many sought after a fresh infilling of God’s Spirit.
July 14: Oakland Mills Camp, Rev. Marc Sankey preached an excellent message from 2 Thess. 3:16 “now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means.”
July 15-18: Administrative work, I also had a meeting with President Durkee and Bro. Frank Heidler about Penns Creek Camp. We appreciate each one who came out for Penn’s Creek Camp workday.
July 19: Oakland Mills Camp, Evangelical Methodist Church Ordination service for Zachery Clevenger. He had attended our Chambersburg Church and graduated from PVBI. We’re proud of you, Zach, and wish you God’s best.
July 20-22: Administrative work, PVBI board meeting
July 23-Aug 2: GMC Conference and Penns Creek Camp. God moved in our camp in a powerful way. To God be the Glory!