10801 SE Holgate Blvd.
Portland, OR 97266

2017 Camp Leaders

CAMP EVANGELIST

Rev. Rodger Moyer grew up in a Pastoral home with the Evangelical United Brethren Church. His father later served as Director of Peniel Missions in California, Oregon, and Washington for World Gospel Mission. His mother was director of an unwed mother’s home.

Rodger was called to the ministry at a Camp
Meeting at the age of 6. In 1985 he
graduated of Vennard College and has
been pastoring in the East Central Conference of the Evangelical Church since that time.

He was ordained in 1987. He pastored in Marion, Ohio for three years; Shiloh, Ohio for 10 years; and is presently is in his 19th year pastoring Sturgis Evangelical Church in Sturgis, Michigan.

Over the past 30 years Rev. Moyer has been blessed to have preached many revival meetings and in several Camp meetings throughout the United States.

Rev. Moyer has authored four books: “What They Had We Need”; “What We Need To Know and Never Let Go”; “The Last Days and Rapture of the Church", and most recently “The Apostles Creed.” Rev. Moyer has been faithful to preach both the saving and sanctifying grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

He has a wife, Joyce, to whom he has been married 38 years.

 

BIBLE TEACHER

Dr. Bruce Moyer currently serves as Superintendent of the East Central Conference (IN, MI, OH) of The Evangelical Church. He resides in Ligonier, IN with his wife Ruth and two cats: Jaspurr and Ann E. He speaks frequently as a Bible Teacher and Evangelist at churches, camps, and conferences.

Previously he served as Director of Missions
for his denomination, and before that as a
Professor of Bible and Theology, Academic Dean, and College President (Ohio Christian University and Vennard College). He and Ruth also served as missionaries to Bolivia, S.A.

Dr. Moyer holds degrees from Vennard College (BA, 1975), Wesley Biblical Seminary (MDiv, 1980), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (ThM, 1986), and Marquette University (PhD, 1992).

Dr. Moyer has edited and written three devotional books.

 

CAMP MISSIONARIES

Dan and Katy Beth Searls work with World Gospel Mission in serving Jesus Christ in Hungary. They are advancing the church as they teach English and host Bible Studies in their home. Dan is also Staff Director for summer camps for Hungarian youth. They have four daughters; Susannah, Sadie, Annie and Abby.

 

YOUTH BIBLE TEACHERS

Doug and Jill Kraft, graduates from Kentucky Mountain Bible College, will be our youth leaders for the week of camp. Doug pastors the Shelbyville Wesleyan Church in Shelbyville, Kentucky. They live in Boonesville, Kentucky with their four children: Ben, Brandon, Beth, and Brielle.

 

CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR

Becky Steele serves with her husband, Jim, at the Happy Valley Evangelical Church. They live in Happy Valley and have three boys (Anthony, Jameson, and Zachary) and two girls (Maddy and Breanna).

Becky has lead the Vacation Bible School at our Camp Meeting for several years and continues to bring a love and excitement to the kids.

 

SONG LEADER

Rev. John Moyer currently serves the Wabash Valley Community Church in Sullivan, Indiana as their pastor since 2008. He was ordained in 1983 through the Evangelical Church, and spent 3 years as a volunteer missionary to the Navajo in New Mexico from 1998-2001.

He has been married to his wife, Bev for 39 years, and they have an adopted son, Nathanael, who currently lives in Bluffton, IN with his wife, Stacie, and son, Jedidiah.

John grew up on the West Coast for most of his childhood, and has great memories of camp meetings that influenced his life for service to Christ. It has been nearly 50 years since he’s been to Multnomah Holiness camp. He loves the message of holiness both in word and in song, and looks forward to leading the music filled with some good old hymns along with some good and new contemporary songs.