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Mid South Family Conference

September 4, 2020 - September 7, 2020

A weekend for the entire family.  A wide variety of activities are offered  to spark the interest of almost anyone at any age. For the outdoor lover there is hiking, canoeing, and the High Adventure Area;  for the sports lover there is swimming, volleyball, golf, basketball, and several other options. There is ministry for all age levels from ages 4-12, to teens and adults.  There are exciting programs geared for each age bracket, as well as a nursery for infants and toddlers during the morning and evening ministry services.  Bring the whole family for a weekend of fun, relaxation and spiritual renewal.

All accommodations for family are FULL with the exception of a few RV spots with hook up. Call the camp if you would like to put on the waiting list. If you plan to commute an eat any meals, please call the camp to register as we are nearing seating capacity for the chapel and dining hall. Thank you!

Pricing Options: Conference Fee:   $50 per person, or $150 for immediate family of 4 or more.

                             Accommodation Fee:   Lodge  $120 per room, sleeps 4,     Cabin, Tent, RV site   $10

                             Commuter Fee Entire Conf. :  $50       or       $7 per meal per person

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Jon Glock

Chairman of the Board

Jon Glock received his undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies from Emmaus Bible College in 1991. He studied at Dallas Theological Seminary and received an M.A. in Biblical Studies in 1994. Since that time, Jon has served in the youth and adult ministries at College Heights Chapel in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Jon has served Emmaus since 1994 both as the Director of Admissions, adjunct faculty, and the position of Vice President for Advancement. He currently works for Believers Stewardship Services as a Trust Officer.  He maintains a dynamic itinerant preaching ministry as he frequents camps and conferences across North America. Jon and his wife, Kati, are the proud parents of Anna Kate and Jonathan.

Arthur & Lois Manning

Arthur and Lois Manning reside in Dubuque, IA, along with their 4 children.  Arthur has been teaching in the Computer Information Systems department at Emmaus Bible College since 2001.  Lois has loads of fun craft activities for all ages.  Each craft is designed to go along with the lessons that Arthur teaches often using cartoon illustrations, songs, or skit dramatizations to bring home the message of who God is and what He has for us to learn from His Word.


Matt Phelan

Matt serves as the Executive Director of Horton Haven Christian Camp. His involvement with the camp goes back 1976 while serving as a counselor during college. After spending 18 years working in computer technology he came to the camp full time in 1995. He is involved year round in day-to-day operations of camp ministry. He also is an Elder and shares in teaching responsibilities at the Nashville Gospel Chapel in Nashville. Matt and his wife Wendy make their home near the camp. They have three grown children, Justin (married to Claire), Holly (married to Darin Cavallo) and Nathan (married to Gisel) and five grandchildren,Della, John, Willow, Mia, Evie. In his spare time Matt enjoys backpacking and riding his motorcycle.