Miriam Ankerbrand



Miriam Ankerbrand At Christian Retreat Center PaA former Licensed Practical Nurse for 28 years, Miriam now serves as Bookkeeper here at Joy El. Miriam grew up just 8 miles away from Joy El and participated in Bible Adventure (then Released Time) and attended camp as a child. Now living in Greencastle, Miriam shares her home and life with husband David, daughter Katie, and mother Karen. She also includes in her family two cats, Dory and Lucy. Miriam is also our Angel Tree Coordinator and is passionate about bringing children of incarcerated parents to camp. When she’s not connecting with people at the office, she enjoys singing, going to and giving tea parties, Bible journaling, and writing. Miriam’s favorite passage from scripture is Psalm 121, from which she finds comfort and strength. She also enjoys Psalm 54:4 – “Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.