Our Missionaries

Past & Present


Brett & Sara Wilson

Domestic missionaries with SCORE International serving at Mt. Hope Bible Camp.  
Brett and Sara came to Mt. Hope Bible Camp as Camp Directors in 2012.  However, the Wilson's attended Mt. Hope as campers and served as staff throughout their high school and college years.  Brett is a graduate of Ohio Christian University with a teaching degree in Music Education and Sara has a teaching degree from Shawnee State University in Early Childhood Education.  Brett and Sara have two children: Ty and Aubrey, and have enjoyed adding more children to their home each year through the foreign exchange program.  They enjoy working with people and serving our staff and campers in the summers.
To financially support Brett & Sara, click above to be redirected to SCORE International's "support a missionary" page.  
Be sure to click "Wilson, Brett & Sara" from the drop down menu.


Missionaries w/ InFaith serving at Mt. Hope Bible Camp
Jody was offered the position of Camp Director in 1991 after the Beery's retired from their missionary work in southern Ohio.  Later that summer, Jody was married to Beth Richardson.   They were both graduates of Appalachian Bible College.  Jody and Beth have five children: Alyssa, Josh, Luke, Seth and Drew.  They continue to serve in southern Ohio through Vacation Bible Schools, quizzing youth rallies and teaching and ministering in music at a local church in northeast Kentucky.


Missionaries w/ American Sunday School Union serving at Mt. Hope Bible Camp
Founding camp missionaries, Dale and Belva served with American Sunday School Union back in the early 1960's starting out at Willow Bible Camp in Jackson, Ohio area, but soon coming to Otway, Ohio to start their next eighteen years of ministry.  Dale was a graduate of Moody Bible Institute.  The Beery's were the definition of an area missionary.  Leading Vacation Bible Schools, mentoring local pastors, organizing camp programming and events, Dale and Belva were disciple-makers.  They both have went to be with the Lord, but their spiritual legacy remains.