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Allegheny East Conference Hosts "Hallelujah, Home at Last!" Camp Meeting

The Allegheny East Conference (AEC) Camp Meeting, themed “Hallelujah, Home at Last!” will focus its attention on heaven. This event, featuring inspiring sermons, seminars and service opportunities, will take place June 21-July 1 on the AEC campgrounds in Pine Forge, Pa. For more information, go to A livestream of the 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. meetings will be available.

Featured Sabbath Speakers

Gina Brown, June 22
Michael Kelly, June 23
Debleaire Snell, June 29-30

Marquis Johns, June 23
Noah Washington, June 30

Gina Brown is a worldwide presenter and keynote speaker. She has represented Jesus on five continents for various speaking and work engagements. She currently holds an academic position at Howard University (Washington, D.C.).

Michael Kelly is the senior pastor of the Mt. Rubidoux church in Riverside, Calif.
Kelly believes in a focused yet multidimensional ministry using various avenues. One method he uses is leadership training and team building for churches and businesses.

Debleaire Snell serves as the senior pastor of the First church in Huntsville, Ala. His favorite Bible text is 2 Corinthians 5:17: “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new” (KJV).

Marquis Johns dropped out of school, sold drugs and spent time in jail. He also became a chart-topping rap artist. But in 2002, through the power of prayer, he accepted a call to ministry. Johns is now the lead pastor of the North Philadelphia church. He also serves on the North America Division’s Young Adult Advisory Committee. His major focus is evangelism that uses a liberal methodology to present a conservative theology.

Noah Washington is a certified marriage and premarital counselor through Prepare-Enrich and is currently working on his doctoral dissertation titled, “An Alternative to American Dating Practices for Young Adults.”

Washington serves as the lead pastor of the Ephesus church in Columbus, Ohio. He has been awarded for his community involvement and partnership with city officials.



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