How leaders can use collaboration and generosity to model ‘love your neighbor’ to your church and in your community.

Pastors, you know it can be hard enough to motivate people to invest their time in outreach projects. So, how do we get them to make loving our neighbors a way of life? You aren’t alone in dealing with this core issue. There’s strength in pooling our experience and working together to transform our Lancaster County community.

Join the conversation with over 100 pastors and church leaders from across Lancaster County. To experience the greatest benefit bring your entire pastoral team and plan next steps to put your ideas into action.

Peter is here to coach us to a deeper level:

  • Get energized and encouraged by Peter Greer and fellow attendees
  • Learn from each other and develop new approaches – together
  • Leave with actionable ideas and next steps for your church leadership

What Pastors and Leaders are Saying About Compelled:

Thought Leaders

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    Peter Greer
    President and CEO HOPE International

    Peter Greer is the President and CEO of HOPE International, a global Christ-centered microenterprise development organization serving throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

    Prior to joining HOPE, Peter worked internationally as a microfinance adviser in Cambodia and Zimbabwe and as managing director for Urwego Community Bank in Rwanda.

    He received a B.S. in international business from Messiah College and an MPP in political and economic development from Harvard’s Kennedy School.

    As an advocate for the Church’s role in missions and alleviating extreme poverty, Peter has written The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good (with Anna Haggard, 2013), Mission Drift (with Chris Horst, 2014; selected as a 2015 Book Award Winner from Christianity Today), Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing (with Chris Horst, 2014), Stop Helping Us (2014), Watching Seeds Grow (with his son Keith, 2014), The Giver and the Gift (with David Weekley, 2015), 40/40 Vision (with Greg Lafferty, 2015), Created to Flourish (with Phil Smith, 2016), The Board and the CEO (with David Weekley, 2017), and Rooting for Rivals (with Chris Horst, 2018; selected as a 2019 Leadership Resource of the Year in Outreach Magazine).

    Currently, Peter serves as the entrepreneur-in-residence at Messiah College and as a Praxis Venture Partner.

    Peter and his wife, Laurel, live in Lancaster, PA, with their three children, Keith, Liliana, and Myles.

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    Jack Crowley
    President of
    Water Street Mission

    Jack Crowley has served as President of Water Street Mission since 2014, bringing over 20 years of experience with the Mission. He previously served as Executive Director of Teen Haven, a part of the Senior Leadership Team since 2004, and served as Interim President prior to being appointed. Jack has a love for urban communities, youth, and our neighbors experiencing homelessness.

    Serving at Water Street allows Jack to fulfill his passion for equipping and motivating others to work collaboratively for the glory of God and the healing and wholeness of our cities. Through his work, he focuses on developing models for maximizing partnerships with local churches and community service organizations.

    Jack earned a B.A. degree in Government and Psychology from Franklin and Marshall College. Jack enjoys golfing and playing the guitar. He serves on the Leadership Team of his church, is a worship ministry leader, and serves on the board of Community Basics, Inc. a local developer of affordable housing. Jack and his wife, Tanya, and four daughters reside in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Parking Information:

Plenty of nearby parking at Prince Street Parking Garage — just $4 with voucher received at the event.

Questions? Contact Lori Ober| Church Partner Relations at (717) 538-5815


Thanks to our Steering Committee:

  • Calvary Church
  • Grace Community Church of Willow Street
  • Mission Church
  • Hope International
  • Worship Center