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CAM Open House

October 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - November 2, 2019 @ 9:30 pm EDT

CAM Open House, Christian Aid Annual Open House, Annual Open House

CAM Open House will be held, Lord willing, on Friday evening, November 2 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Slides will be shown Friday and Saturday evening, and CAM field workers and stateside staff will share during the day Saturday. There will also be a slide presentation open for seniors on Thursday afternoon, November 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event will be held at the CAM warehouse in Pennsylvania, 2412 Division Highway, Ephrata, 17522.

Thursday, October 31



This afternoon event is for seniors (age 55 and up), but caregivers are also welcome to attend.

1:00 p.m. Doors open
2:00 Singing and devotional meditation
2:15-4:00 Slide presentation various speakers (see schedule below)

Bookstore and exhibit area open

Friday, November 1


6:30 p.m. Singing and devotional meditation
7:00-8:45 Slide presentation various speakers (see schedule below)
Children’s story time Johnny Miller, Ohio

Bookstore and exhibit area open until 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 2


Bookstore and exhibit area open at 7:45 a.m.

7:45 a.m. Bookstore exhibit area opens
8:00 Estate and gift planning seminar Steve Yoder, Ohio
10:00 Welcome and devotional meditation
10:10 Our most vulnerable aid recipients Jon Stoltzfus, Pennsylvania
10:20 Opportunities to serve Dwayne Stoltzfus, Ohio
10:25 SALT Microfinance Solutions: Opportunities and impact Gary Miller, Idaho
10:40 Breakout Session I
The effect of the Soviet Era and how we are helping the present generation Ryan Martin, Canada
India’s suffering widows Jon Stoltzfus, Pennsylvania
Chaplain Ministry Program—How God speaks through disasters James Lengacher, Indiana
11:10 Report from the Board of Directors
11:20 Biblical Stewardship Services Steve Yoder, Ohio
11:30 Carry-in lunch (Please bring sandwiches and other finger foods. Beverages will be provided.)
11:30-1:00 Bookstore and exhibit area open
1:00 Update from the General Director David Troyer, Ohio
1:15 Breakout session 2
Reaching the unreached in Kenya Luke Kurtz, Kenya
From military to microfinance Vince Lewis, Ohio
Children’s Session: Life for children in Liberia Melissa Wingard, Liberia
1:45 Breakout Session III
Introducing the Kingdom Way to refugees in Greece Dean Taylor, Massachusetts
Billboard Evangelism: Walking with my callers Harold Troyer, Pennsylvania
Gaza through the eyes of a child CAM staff member
2:15 Breakout session 4
Country in Crisis: Reaching out to desperate Venezuelans Dallas Witmer, Colombia
Estate plan and gifting tools Steve Yoder, Ohio
Up and out of Syria’s rubble Lyndon Overholt, South Carolina
2:45 Dismissal

Bookstore and exhibit area open


6:00 p.m. Singing and devotional meditation
6:15-8:00 Slide presentation various speakers (see schedule below)
Children’s story time Johnny Miller, Ohio

Bookstore and exhibit area open until 9:30 p.m.


Clothing Bundle Project in the former Soviet Union Ryan Martin, Canada
Support-A-Widow, India Jon Stoltzfus, Pennsylvania
SALT Microfinance Solutions Gary Miller, Idaho
Help-for-the-Elderly Ellis Schrock, Romania
War in Yemen CAM staff member
Christian Family Magazines for Restricted Countries CAM staff member
The Disaster Response Services “family” James Yoder, Ohio
Rapid Response Services cleanup David Kornelsen, Oklahoma
Disaster Response Services rebuilding James Lengacher, Indiana
Middle East Crisis Lyndon Overholt, South Carolina
Watoto Wa Kenya (Children of Kenya) Tirza Kurtz, Kenya
Billboard Evangelism Dwayne Stoltzfus, Ohio
Middle East Ministries: Working where Jesus walked CAM staff member
Favorite Stories from the Bible Luke Kurtz, Kenya
Special-Needs-Fund Melissa Wingard, Liberia
Family-Self-Support Ellis Schrock, Romania
International Crisis: Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas David Leid, Ohio
International Crisis: Venezuela project Dallas Witmer, Colombia
Sponsor-An-Orphan Luke Kurtz, Kenya
Refugee Discipleship Center—Greece Dean Taylor, Massachusetts
Bibles-for-the-World CAM staff member

Speakers and topics subject to change

Exhibit area

Exhibit area: Walk through the exhibit area and get a feel for what life might be like for people in other countries. See how clinics in the developing world often operate with minimal resources and even do without basic medicines and supplies. Visit the SALT Microfinance Solution display and learn about life in rural Ghana. The exhibit area also includes displays featuring various countries where CAM operates. Throughout the day on Saturday is an excellent time to browse our exhibits before the crowd arrives for the evening slide presentation.


October 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
November 2, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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Jon Stoltzfus
(717) 354-2434


CAM warehouse (Ephrata, PA)
2412 Division Highway
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States
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(717) 354-2434

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