Dear Praying Friends,
What a special blessing it was for WT and Joe to be able to experience Mt. Zion's Summer Camp ministry. Both of them came in as Junior Campers and we wish to thank Hunt Valley Baptist Church, Hunt Valley, MD for sponsoring the boys' tuition. The week of Camp (June 20-24) was packed with activities, preaching, teaching, devotions, food, laughter, and excitement. We are rejoicing that many souls got saved, and many more made decisions following the challenges they heard from the guest preachers. We just want to thank Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Brogue, PA (our sending church) for their burden and labors in hosting a lot of young people and adult helpers from at least 15 churches. Bro. Eric Ramos (Fairhaven Baptist Church, Chesterton, IN) was the Teen Camp speaker, and Bro. Tom Geer (Capitol City Baptist Church, Austin, TX) was the speaker for the Juniors. They both did an excellent job. We praise God for solid, Biblical preaching and teaching, and our prayers are always that decisions are made and kept which are based on Biblical precepts rather than just the emotions. Our Camp Director, Pastor Todd Henricks (Assistant Pastor at Mt. Zion Baptist Church) did a great job leading the summer camp ministry. The camp ministry was a wonderful success because many men and women prayed and served and did their best to serve the Master. We are so thankful to God for such an important and impactful week. I was asked to address the Junior campers for two split sessions, and Marcia and I sang a duet on the Monday Evening Teen Service. I think, now that camp is over, it is safe to say, that the Hardeckers are just plum happy campers. Pun intended!