FAMILY CAMP 2023
Freedom in Christ

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2023 Dates & Teacher Bios

June 17-23
Paul Oman or Luther House (TBD)

June 24-30
Guest Teacher
Wayne Pederson
Wayne Pederson is president of Reach Beyond, an international ministry using media, health care and leadership development to reach those who have never heard the Gospel.  HCJB serves in 5 global regions: Latin American, Asia-Pacific, Euro-Asia, Middle East-North Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa.

Prior to Reach Beyond, Wayne served as vice president for Radio at Moody in Chicago, with 35 owned and operated stations, reaching 1 Million listeners each week, plus 800 radio outlets nationwide.  WMBI AM FM in Chicago is flagship station to the Moody Network.

Wayne spent most of his ministry career at Northwestern Radio in Minneapolis: From 1997-2002 as executive vice president for radio; executive director of SkyLight Network from 1994-1997 and manager of KTIS AM-FM from 1980-1994.

July 1-7 
Ground Up Grace Week with Johan and Sonja Hinderlie
We will be welcoming home Johan and Sonja Hinderlie for a week of teaching on the freedom of Christ. In our morning sessions we will be joined by biblical scholars and several Daily Text Prayer Writers. Each day we will do a live recording of the Ground Up Grace podcast as part of our morning worship. Johan and Sonja faithfully served at Mount Carmel from 1985-2012. We are delighted to welcome them back as we listen to Jesus’ Voice of Freedom together.

July 8-14 
Guest Teachers: Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen 
Guest Preacher: Nick Hopman 
Guest Musicians: Andrew Scott

Daniel Emery Price is the Director of Content for 1517. He is also an author, church and conference speaker, and co-host of the podcasts 40 Minutes in the Old Testament and 30 Minutes in the New Testament. Daniel has served as a church planter, pastor and worship leader and currently lives in Northwest Arkansas, with his wife and daughter.

Erick Sorensen is a pastor currently serving as church planter of Epiphany Church in New York City as well as part-time associate pastor at Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church in New Jersey. He is married to Missy and they have three boys, Jude, John, and Lincoln. He has co-authored two books: The Sinner/Saint Devotional and Scandalous Stories: A sort of commentary on the parables” and a co-host of the weekly podcast 30 Minutes in the New Testament.

July 15-21 
Guest Teacher: Gabe Kasper
Guest Musican: Todd Miller
Guest Preacher: Brian Spahr

Gabe grew up in Macomb, MI. After spending five years starting new churches in Austin, TX, he is excited to be back in Michigan as the Pastor of ULC. He serves the mission of ULC through preaching, leadership development, and pastoral care. Gabe studied at Concordia University Wisconsin before going on to get his M.Div at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. In his spare time, Gabe enjoys playing soccer, reading books, listening to punk rock, and cheering on his beloved Green Bay Packers. He and his wonderful wife Melissa have three great kids.

July 21-23 (2-Night)
Guest Teacher: Paul Cross
Paul is currently serving as Senior Pastor at Atonement Lutheran Church in Fargo, North Dakota. He is married to Rhonda and they have three kids. Paul is a master at teaching inductive Bible study and will be spending the teaching sessions diving into scripture.

July 24-28 (4-Night)
Guest Teacher: Paul Cross
Paul is currently serving as Senior Pastor at Atonement Lutheran Church in Fargo, North Dakota. He is married to Rhonda and they have three kids. Paul is a master at teaching inductive Bible study and will be spending the teaching sessions diving into scripture.

July 29-August 4
Guest teachers: Nathan Hoff and Dave Wollan
Guest preacher: Matthew Kolden
Born in San Pedro, California and back since 2005, Nathan is married to Joy and grateful to be dad to four children. He is the director of Trinity Greenhouse, an organization connected to Trinity San Pedro, committed to “produce leaders grounded in the gospel of Jesus Christ.” He is also the founder and leader of a young adult movement called the Theta Community which is made up of residential and non-residential members devoted to a common rule of life. 

Dave is a sinner saved by faith in Jesus.  He, and his wife, Andrea have four kids- 3 of whom have been summer staffers.  Dave has served at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, MN since 2001- first as Youth Director, and currently as pastor.  The Wollans love coming to Mount Carmel, and Dave currently serves on the board.  Dave enjoys suffering through Vikings, Twins, and Wolves games, reading and writing, and watching movies.

More Information coming soon!

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