Born and raised in Washington, D.C, Pastor Danny accepted Jesus Christ as his savior at the age of 16 while attending St. Stephen Baptist Church located in Temple Hills, MD. He accepted his call to preach and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ under the leadership of Senior Pastor, Bishop Lanier C. Twyman, Sr. He became a licensed minister in 2008 and an ordained elder in 2013. Pastor Danny served in ministry at St. Stephen for 22 years.
With over 15 years of experience working in youth ministries, he has worked with every stage of youthhood, ranging from toddlers to adolescents and young adults. Danny has been afforded to share the Gospel on several platforms, both locally and nationally, he is often called on to speak at retreats, camps and conferences. Many of his closest friends and colleagues describe him as “fun, creative, and high-energy.” His creative approach to preaching and teaching allows him to understand and engage with youth on many levels.
Pastor Danny currently serves as the Teen Pastor at the Abundant Life Chapel in Largo, Maryland, where he serves under the lead Pastor Tayo Tychus. Along with Danny being a preacher, teacher and youth and teen advocate; he’s an author. Danny wrote and released his first book titled “IT HAD TO HAPPEN” in April 2021. His book is intended to encourage his reader and help them to understanding how to accept and overcome life’s setback, disappointments and losses through Christ. He is married to his best friend Angela Prince, and together they have three beautiful, energetic, and anointed daughters: Aaryn, Avery, and Allyson.
April 14-16, 2023. Check-in begins at 7:00 PM Friday. The retreat goes through 12 Noon Sunday but you’re invited to stay and play up through 2 PM.
Fathers and daughters in grades 1 to 12.
$175.00 for each father-daughter pair. Cost is $84.00 for each additional child. A minimum nonrefundable deposit of $50 will hold your reservation. Register by March 22 to pay the discount price of $165.00 per pair and $79.00 for additional child.
Fathers and daughters will stay in separate cabins. In the cabins, daughters will be supervised by Joy El staff/counselors. Campers staying in the lodge pay an additional $54.00 for lodge space. Lodges are reserved on a first-come basis.
What to Bring
Your Bible, notebook, pen or pencil, pillow, sleeping bag, enough clean clothes for the weekend, bathroom necessities and money for the camp store/canteen and friends to share the weekend with.
What to Leave Behind
Radios, CD players, iPods, MP3 players, cell phones, video games, etc.
“This weekend I discovered how important it is to be the influencer of my daughter through the word of God.”
— Rob, a dad retreat camper
Questions? Call us at 717-369-4539 or email [email protected].
Ready to register?
We make it simple! You may register online or call 717-369-4539 to register by phone.
Registration confirmations are emailed 2 weeks prior to each event.
If you do not register prior to that time, no confirmation will be sent.
Registration fees are nonrefundable within 14 days of any event. If a cancellation is necessary in the last 14 days due to illness or accident, a written request to transfer fees to another camp event must be submitted within one week of the conclusion of the original event. A note from a physician must be included. Certain restrictions apply and a transfer fee may be charged.
Call our office at 717-369-4539 or email [email protected] for additional information.
Join us for other great Joy El retreats!
Home School Retreat – for students in grades 1 to 8
Momentum Retreats – for students in grades 6 to 12
Bible Adventure Weekends – for students in grades 2 to 6