Our Pastors Rev. Eric Kraihanzel

Rev. Eric Kraihanzel

Since the fall of 2005 Eric has served as the Pastor of Camping Ministries for Camp Ichthus.  He has been coming to the camp since he was born.   He has a real love and passion for camping and strives to make sure all who come to Camp Ichthus have a great experience as they learn and play in God’s awesome creation.

Eric previously served as a youth pastor in the local church for over 14 years full-time.  He currently teaches youth ministry courses at Eastern University in St. Davids, PA.

He also has the privelidge of serving on the staff of the American Baptist Churches of PA & DE as the Student Ministries Pastor for the region.  Through this position he speaks on youth retreats, conducts adult leader training and supports churches through personal consultation.

Eric lives in Bethlehem, PA with his wife Heather and three boys – Benjamin, Nathan and Jacob