Week 1: July 29 through August 4
Rev. Bert Jones
The Rev. Bert Jones returns as a Camp evangelist for the fifth time. Rev. Jones has served as the senior pastor at Woodburn Missionary Church in Woodburn, Ind., since November 2014. From 2007–2014, he served as the president and CEO of GO International, a short-term mission agency based in Wilmore, KY. He also served as
adjunct staff at Asbury University. He served as the director of leadership and church ministries and as the chaplain at the Christian Medical and Dental Associations in Bristol, Tennessee, 2015–2017. In 1998, Rev. Jones planted Harvest Community Church in Kittanning, Pa., and served as its pastor for six years. He graduated from
Asbury in 1989 with a B.A. degree in Bible. He was ordained by the Missionary Church USA. Rev. Jones and his
wife, Cheryl, have three grown children actively serving the Lord. His father and grandfather were both involved in full-time ministry and evangelism. Bert was active in their family radio ministry. His grandmother was the
author of the song “In Times Like These.”
Bible Study Teacher
The Rev. John Longmire, lead pastor of Hempfield United Methodist Church since 2008, is in his second year as an associate spiritual director. He served Memorial UMC from 1999 to 2008. He and his wife, Tracy, have two
young adult sons. Rev. Longmire has been serving in pastoral leadership since 1989. He was educated at Temple University, Reformed Episcopal Seminary and the Theological Seminary of Drew University.
July 30- August 1
Missionaries for the first week of Camp, Robert and Bettina Schaeffer will discuss the following:
Wednesday – establishing a healthy sense of self-worth.
Thursday – the changing landscape regarding sexuality.
Friday – Gender: fixed or fluid?
Week 2: August 5 through August 10
Rev. Dr. Tim Valentino
The Rev. Dr. Timothy R. Valentino will be making his second visit to RCM as an evangelist. He is the lead pastor
of both First E.C. Church in Lebanon, Pa., and Zion E.C. Church, Myerstown, Pa. Rev. Valentino has been a professor at Evangelical Theological Seminary since 2007, teaching a variety of Bible, theology, pastoral ministry, and student writing courses. He serves as the assistant Th.D. program director and the director of community relations. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Va., in 1988; a Master of Divinity degree from Evangelical in 1995; and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Southern Seminary, Louisville, Ky., in 2009. He is enrolled in the Doctor of Theology program at Evangelical. Tim and wife, Sonya, reside in Myerstown. They have a son and a daughter. He is a speaker, softball player, and incurable Phillies fan. Once an NCAA Division 1 championship swimmer, he “now just floats and blows bubbles.”
Bible Study Teacher
The Rev, Scott Phillips, who served three years as a spiritual director at RCM, is the pastor of Ebenezer Church
in Brownstown, Pa. Rev. Phillips attended RCM since childhood. He and his wife, Mary, live in East Lampeter Township with their three children. He served as family pastor at Mill Creek Bible Church, 2013-2016; and with
House on the Rock Family Ministries, 2009-2014. He has worked as a director of human resources and taught at Garden Spot High school as a business education teacher. Rev. Phillips holds a master of divinity degree from Lancaster Bible College and a B.S. degree in business education from Shippensburg University.
Pastors Rich Stevenson and Blake Deibler of Wesley Church will lead three afternoon services around the topic, “Cultivating a Life of Enjoyable Prayer.”
Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm
Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass return to RCM to perform in the Tabernacle.
Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Join RCM for a special afternoon activity. Jesse Rothacker, from Forgotten Friends Reptile Sanctuary.
After getting up close to Jesse's reptiles enjoy the children’s march-around and grab a slice of birthday cake. We're celebrating everyone’s birthday.