137th Annual Session
August 1-14, 2022
Sessions are held at 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle.
Rev. Tim Valentino: Aug. 1 - 7
Rev. Tim Valentino will return to RCM for his third time as an evangelist. He will speak from August 1st through 7th. Tim is a lead pastor at Christ Community Church in Myerstown, PA. He is also an instructor at Evangelist Seminary in Myerstown. In addition, Tim is a softball player, an incurable Phillies fan, and was NCAA Division 1 championship swimmer.
Tim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University in English, A Master of Divinity degree from Evangelistic Seminar, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY in expository preaching. Tim and his wife Sonya live in Myerstown. They have a son, a daughter, and a grandson.
Rev. Darrell Jones: Aug. 8 -14
Rev. Darrell Jones, President of Stanley M. Herzog Charity Foundation, will be the evangelist from August 8th through 14th. Darrell served as senior pastor at Grace Evangelical Church in St. Joseph, Missouri from 1997 through 2020. Before that, he served the church as youth and worship pastor for 11 years.
Darrell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication from Missouri Western State University and his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.
During his tenure at Grace, he launched a program for families to bridge the gap between families in the church and those in the community. Darrell has been involved in international missions as well as leading domestic disaster relief period
Darrell and his wife Tammie have three adult daughters and eight grandchildren. Darrell and Tammie enjoy camping, backpacking, and hiking national parks.
Bible Study Teachers
Sessions are held at 10 a.m. in the Tabernacle.
Rev. John Longmire: Aug. 1-7
Rev. John Longmire, lead pastor of Hempfield United Methodist Church, will teach the August 1-7th bible study sessions. John also returns for his 5th session as Associate Spiritual Director. He was a Bible study teacher during the 2016 camp session.
John served memorial UMC from 1999 to 2008. He and his wife, Tracy, have two sons who grew up as “Camp Kids.” Their cottage is 131.
Rev. Mike Sigman: Aug. 8-14
Teaching August 8-14, will be the Rev. Mike Sigman, who served the camp as its Lead Spiritual Director for 26 years.
Bishop Emeritus of the Evangelical Congregational Church and former president of Evangelical Seminary, Mike is the senior pastor at Grace Community Church in Willow Street. He lives in Smoketown with his wife, Jenny. They have four daughters and three grandchildren. Their cottage is 56.
Sessions are held at 1:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle.
BreeAnn Bryant: August 2-5
BreeAnn Bryant will teach the first week. Her topic is “The Science and Art of Connection.” Bree is the daughter of the Rev. Blake and Lisa Deibler.
She earned a BFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University.
Bree works as a consultant for multiple faith-based organizations, helping them grow and deepen relationships between their staff and the families they serve.
Bree describes herself as a “horse girl.” I found that my most profound lessons about God and life came in the presence of horses…” Earlier, she worked as the equine supervisor at a faith-based residential counseling ministry for teen girls. “I got to develop an understanding of the effects of trauma in the lives of young people and their families. In all of that, I found that a truly connected relationship with Jesus first, and then with others around us, is the way forward.”
Bree lives in Manor Township with her husband, Derek, and their two small sons. They attend Wesley Church.
Adam Swift: August 8-12
Speaking the second week will be Adam Swift, who has been in pastoral ministry for 10 years at Grace Church at Willow Valley.
He and his wife, Hannah, are expecting their first child. Adam said he was raised at RCM. His passion in ministry is to see people become enamored with the person of Jesus Christ through the preaching and teaching of the Bible. His topic will be “Suffering: embracing God as good when life is bad.”