The Summmer Christian Service Corp is pleased to announce the 2016 training staff. They will be responsible for creating a training environment that develops servant leadership in participating Young Adults as the students prepare for particular summer ministry assignments.
Please keep the training staff in prayer through the coming months. Ask that God will provide a spirit of unity, a clarity for the program, and an extraordinary ability to build up the SCSC students in their walk with God.
This year’s training staff includes:
Andrew Camenga, pastor of the German Seventh Day Baptist Church, Salemville, PA, is the new training director. In addition to the experience gained while serving the General Conference as executive director of the Seventh Day Baptist Board of Christian Education, Andrew has served in a variety of capacities on the SCSC training staff during the last eight years. He enjoys discovering ways to help people learn new things and to help people think about encouraging others.
Kristin Camenga is a member of the German Seventh Day Baptist Church, Salemville, PA. She is a 3-year veteran of SCSC and a former Project Director and SCSC staff member. She brings her educational training as a college math professor and her love for music to the staff.
Bethany Chroniger is a member of the Shiloh Seventh Day Baptist Church, Shiloh, NJ. She has served as Recording Secretary for the World Federation and currently serves on the Board of the Missionary Society. She has served as an SCSC volunteer in the past and is excited to be a part of equipping and encouraging new and future leaders in the SCSC program.
Helen Goodrich is a member of the North Loup Seventh Day Baptist Church, North Loup, NE, teaches 3rd grade, and currently serves as the chair of the SCSC Committee. She has served with SCSC as a PD, and on staff for several years; working with Project Directors to develop their Project calendars, and with the Christian Education portion of training for students.
David Stall is pastor of the First Hopkinton Seventh Day Baptist Church, Ashaway, RI. Dave served in SCSC and Stained Glass as a young adult. He now has a wonderful wife and five children. His education is in business, theology, Church development, and Christian leadership. He applies that training in local church revitalization, working with the SDB Missionary Society, and working with Seventh Day Baptists in Ethiopia.
Nick Kersten is a member of the Milton Seventh Day Baptist Church, Milton, WI, and serves as the Director of Education and History for the Seventh Day Baptist General Conference. Nick has been involved in ministry by and with young adults since 2003, including staffing Young Adult Pre-Con and serving as an instructor at SCSC training. He is devoted to encouraging individuals to make their faith manifest in their every day lives through careful thought and generous and graceful Gospel-centered action.
Information about SCSC can be found online at http://bit.ly/scsc2016
Student applications for SCSC are due January 8, 2016. Please encourage the Young Adults you influence to consider the program and, if it seems right, to apply. Church applications for SCSC are due January 29, 2016. If your church is considering the program, now is the time to pull toghether all those thoughts, ideas, and dreams and put them onto paper.