Join the conversation Virtually(in-person event is cancelled) with over 100 pastors and church leaders from across Lancaster County as we discuss how to break down barriers between churches and organizations to maximize impact on our community!

During this time you will:

  • Be encouraged by speakers such as Peter Greer, President and CEO of Hope International and Jack Crowley, President of Water Street Mission
  • Collaborate with 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.


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Thanks to our Steering Committee:

  • Activ8
  • Calvary Church
  • First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg
  • Mission Church
  • Worship Center