Celebrating HOPE

May 30, 2019

Manheim, PA – Spooky Nook - Olympic Hall

Event Details

Date: May 30, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration deadline: May 22, 2019


Check-in at: 5:30 pm

Cost: Ticketed $50.00

Event contact
Carley Bilindabagabo
717.464.3220 x.554

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Join us for a special celebration of God’s faithfulness to HOPE International to the men and women using their gifts and talents to tackle the challenges of poverty.

Join President and CEO Peter Greer, as well as global leaders from around the HOPE network, as we praise God for the ways He has led thus far and share our vision for continuing to empower families. We’ll also announce the winners of HOPE’s 14th annual Thurman Award, celebrating clients who are using their God-given abilities to help their families and communities flourish.

Location and directions

Spooky Nook - Olympic Hall

75 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545

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Peter Greer

Prior to joining HOPE, Peter worked internationally as a microfinance advisor in Cambodia, technical advisor for Self-Help Development Foundation in Zimbabwe, and managing director for Urwego Community Bank in Rwanda.

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

As an advocate for the Church’s role in missions and alleviating extreme poverty, Peter has been a speaker at a number of conferences, and he has been featured by Christianity Today, World, Forbes, CNN, and RELEVANT.

He has also 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).

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, Lilianna, and Myles.