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Berkey to Become Michigan Area Executive Director of Camping

Rev. David Berkey, Director of Camp, Retreat, and Discipleship Ministries of the California-Pacific Conference, will begin ministry as Executive Director of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping on October 18, 2020.

“I am so proud of what we have been able to accomplish together and I am forever blessed by the people, culture, and spirit of Cal-Pac,” says Rev. Berkey who first began in ministry here as a consultant to the Conference in 2011.

“We are deeply grateful for David’s nine years of passionate and committed leadership.  We pray God’s blessings as he continues to faithfully serve the United Methodist connection in the Michigan Area,” says Bishop Grant J. Hagiya and Erin Hawkins, Cal-Pac Executive Director of Connectional Ministries.

As a 501c3 non-profit organization, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping operates Lake Huron Retreat Center, Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat, Lakeview Family Campground and Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center.  Its mission is to create transformative camp and retreat experiences that develop disciples of Jesus Christ.

Details on next steps for our Cal-Pac Camp, Retreat, and Discipleship ministries will be released in the near future.