Joe Simon - Team Captain
Name: Joe Simon
Major at MCC/KSU: Bible & Leadership / Relational Communication
Hometown: Quinter, KS
Home Church: Pleasant Baptist Church
Special Talents: I can quote almost every line of the office & sponge bob.
Strengths for Camp: Great with meeting new people, rarely embarrassed, relatable guy, always up for an (appropriate) prank, able to run off of little to no sleep.
Past Ministry/Camp Experiences: Director of High School Sports Ministry, Youth Conference Sponsor, Super Summer and Falls Creek attendee (5 years)
Year at MCC: Junior at MCC
Activities involved in at MCC: Ambassadors, Student Council, CRU, MCCnetwork, Baseball & intramural sports
Favorite part about camp: I love evening worship times and small group shenanigans.
Favorite junk food: Reese's Peanut Cups (Good for the soul)
Thing(s) you would most want in a care package: However many Reese's can fit in a box... Some gift cards and an encouraging note would make my day, any day.
MCC Email address: email@example.com
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6: Trust in The Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding, but in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths.
Major at MCC: Pastoral Major
Hometown: Olathe, KS
Home Church: Cedar Ridge Christian Church
Special Talents: Can do the wave with my eye brows and wiggle my ears.
Strengths for Camp: Can lead a group very well and can also sing a little bit.
Past Ministry/Camp Experiences: I was a group leader at my home church for a Music, Arts, Drama camp based on God. I also help at my home church with the Sunday school for 4 year olds.
Year at MCC: Sophomore
Activities involved in at MCC: Basketball, Camp Team
Favorite part about camp: Bonding with people and all the pranks that happen.
Favorite junk food: Slim Jims
Thing(s) you would most want in a care package: Oranges, Slim Jims, not really sure what else.
MCC Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite Bible Verse: “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23
Major at MCC/KSU: Bible & Leadership / Developmental Psychology
Hometown: I’m from Wichita, only one of the best places ever!
Home Church: Hope Christian Church
Special Talents: I can play guitar, sing, do ridiculously awesome morning shows, and I can get large amounts of kids involved in tons of fun games.
Strengths for Camp: I’m really personable and I can easily get kids involved without being pushy. I get to know people quickly.
Past Ministry/Camp Experiences: I grew up going to church camps, CIYs, and multiple missions trips. I helped start a church in Wichita and I’ve been part of the worship team there for almost 5 years.
Year at MCC: I’ll be a junior!! Woohoo!!!!
Activities involved in at MCC: I’m the baseball manager along with being involved in my classes various activities whenever I can.
Favorite part about camp: I love getting to know the ridiculous sides of people that come out at camp. I love how camp is one of the only places where you can act as ridiculously as you please (within reason) and people think you’re awesome for doing so.
Thing(s) you would most want in a care package: I love candy so very much so that is always appreciated. Mainly chocolate but just about anything but mint is going to make me pretty happy.
MCC Email address: email@example.com
Favorite Bible Verse: For you know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
Major at MCC: Bible and Leadership
Hometown: Lincoln, NE
Home Church: Capitol City Christian Church
Special Talents: I can wiggle my ears, tell funny jokes, make up fake scary stories, and can stay up really late.
Strengths for Camp: I love to laugh and have fun but I can be serious and intentional as well. I am relational, love to be where the action is, and willing to do whatever needs to be done.
Past Ministry/Camp Experiences: I attended Camp of the Risen Son, Camp Como, and CIY. I helped with elementary age at Camp Timberlake, several years of VBS, middle school youth group. I also was a part of the leadership team at my home church and went on several mission trips with them.
Year at MCC: Sophomore
Activities involved in at MCC: CPC
Favorite part about camp: Being away in a different environment, being around friends every minute, and the opportunity to focus on my relationship with Christ.
Favorite junk food: peanut m&ms
Thing(s) you would most want in a care package: gum, socks, mandarin oranges, almonds, chapstick
MCC Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite Bible Verse: John 16:33