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MHC 2021 

July 25-31, 2021


Ludlow Falls Campgrounds


2500 St. Rt 48

Ludlow Falls, OH

"Who Do YOU Say That I Am?"

Memorial Holiness Camp is an annual family retreat of the Great Lakes Conference of the Brethren in Christ Church.  This is a time for families to gather together away from life's busyness to reach the lost for Christ, to renew a right Spirit within and to reconnect with brothers and sisters in Christ.



8:15          Breakfast

9-9:45       Prayer/Devotions

10-11:30   Morning Session/ Children's session

12             Lunch

1pm          Conversations/ Kids supervised playtime

2:30          Family Activity


5pm          Supper   


6:45           Prayer


7-8:30        Evening Service


9pm           Choices       

family activities


Animal Encounter Monday  2:30pm

Mission Day- (Tuesday) All Day- All Ages

Mission Testimonies- 10am

Amazing Race Family Mission Activity-1:15 pm

Magic Show- Wednesday - 2:30pm

Pastor Joel Zimmerman

Gospel Chalk Art - Thursday-2:30pm

Reuben Huffman- artist

Family Water Fun Friday- 2:30pm

Water Fun in the Activities Pond


Campfire Hymn Sing (TBA)

Popcorn over an open fire and sing-along

more to come !!!!


Evening Speakers
BIC National Director
Alan Robinson
will be our speaker Sunday and Monday -7PM

Alan has been serving as national director of Brethren in Christ U.S. since 2013.

Alan’s journey to the BIC family begins in his home country of Northern Ireland. Coming to personal faith at a young age through an Independent Methodist Church and discerning a call to pastoral ministry, Alan has served as a church planter and pastor across the United Kingdom. Along the way, he received a bachelor’s degree from Nazarene Theological College of Manchester University in 1993 and a master’s degree in applied theology from the University of Oxford in 1997.

Following his graduation from the University of Oxford, Alan and his family moved to the U.S. while he pursued a doctor of ministry at Asbury Theological Seminary. It was during this time that he first heard of the Brethren in Christ. In 1999, Alan became senior pastor of Carlisle (Pa.) BIC (now The Meeting House – Carlisle Campus).

Alan has been involved in BIC Church life in many ways — as chair of the Commission on Ministry and Doctrine, chair and faculty member of Equipping for Ministry, assistant moderator for the Susquehanna Conference, and representative to the National Association of Evangelicals. In addition to his doctorate from Asbury Seminary, he also earned his Ph.D. in administration and leadership from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012.

Alan lives in Dillsburg, Pa., with his wife, Sharon. They have two adult daughters and five grandchildren. Other than ministry, Alan’s main passion is soccer, having refereed and officiated at the college level for more than 20 years. To stay in shape for his referee work, Alan enjoys running and has participated in many marathons, including a 50-mile ultramarathon.

chris freet
will be our missions speaker tuesday -7PM
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Chris currently serves in the role of Support Coordinator with BIC U.S. World Missions.


He has 17 years of pastoral ministry experience, spanning from York, PA to the northern tier of the Pocono Mountain region and eventually to Lancaster, PA. He holds a Master’s degree in New Testament Studies and a second Master’s degree in World Christianity, both from Evangelical Seminary. He also holds a DMin in Missional Leadership from Missio Seminary. Chris is the author of A New Look at Hospitality as a Key to Missions (Energion Publications, 2014) which is volume 8 in the Aeropagus Critical Christian Issues series.


Chris lives just south of Lancaster, PA with his wife of 20 years, Stacey, and their two daughters, Emma and Ana. He likes to stay active through running and exercising, and he enjoys a good cup of coffee (with Hazelnut creamer). He also enjoys baseball, rooting for both Cleveland and Baltimore.

Pastor Adam Forry
Will be our speaker Wednesday - Friday 7pm

Adam Forry grew up as part of the Mount Pleasant BIC congregation, Mount Joy, Pa., where generations of his father’s family attended. Since graduating from Messiah College in 1999, Adam has served in pastoral ministry for nearly 22 years in four congregations, including as senior pastor of Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (EBIC), Elizabethtown, Pa, since 2019. In 2008, he completed his Master of Arts in Ministry at Lancaster Bible College.

As a “cradle BIC,” Adam is excited that the BIC faith family has expanded and crossed potential barriers of all kinds to become a diverse, international church with 80 percent of its people outside North America. He sees local churches as the center of God’s work in the world as they seek to reach people for Christ, disciple believers, and make an impact locally and globally.

Adam enjoys reading, playing games, and trying new foods. He and his wife, Kimberly, live in Manheim, Pa., with their daughter, Cassie, and sons, Trace and Liam.

Pastor Luke Embree
Will be our Speaker, Monday and Wednesday 10am

Luke Embree is Outreach Pastor at Plowshares Brethren in Christ in Lexington, KY.  In addition to his pastoral work he is developing a business model to aid future church planters, creating a reliable source of income while building credibility in the community in which they are called to serve.  Luke holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary with a concentration in Theological Studies.  He lives with his wife and fellow pastor Christina and their three children Hannah, Naomi, and Caleb in Lexington, KY.

global team members
will be our speakers tuesday 10AM
                  Pastor Robin Ricks
Will Be our Speaker Thursday and Friday 10AM
completed grades 6-12

The early bird price for Teen Camp is $200 per person with registration by July 1. For families with more than one camper per family the price is $180 per teen.  Registration will be open soon.

After July 1, the price is $220 per teen.  Scholarships are available. Contact your pastor for information.

Dyan and Dan Garner



Dyan and Dan have been married for 32 years and have two children, twins, Amy and Daniel (12).  Dyan and Dan have had a broad experience of serving together as Youth, Children’s, Family, Music and Administrative Ministers for more than 30 years.  They are passionate about introducing children and students to Jesus and empowering them to be the next generation of Christ-followers who can make a true difference in the world around them.   Currently, Dyan serves as the Administrative Assistant to Bishop Lynn Thrush and Dan leads the Children’s Worship ministry at First Baptist Church of Union, OH.  As a family, they enjoy spending as much time as possible riding roller coasters and hiking trails in whatever state they find themselves in. The Garners are looking forward to seeing all that God has in store for everyone at MHC this summer!



PreK-completed 1st grade


Completed grades 2 and 3


Completed 4th and 5th grades

Pastor Krista dutt
 tony streeval

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2021 MHC team

Robyn Bowman


Rachel Ulloa

Asst. Director

Jonathan Morse


Ron Niesley


Michelle Mullican


Director, Robyn Bowman

Tony Streeval


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