Ruth Shaffer

Head Housekeeper

Ruth Shafer At Christian Retreat Center Pa


Ruth Shaffer serves at Camp Joy El as the head housekeeper. Ruth has a long time affiliation with the camp as she was once an L.I.T. in the Leadership Training Program. She was also involved as a child as a student in the Released Time Bible Program (now called Bible Adventure). Ruth is a native of Warfordsburg in Fulton County, PA., but now resides in Mercersburg. She has a few years’ experience as a professional housekeeper prior to joining the Joy El staff.

Ruth enjoys reading and coloring in her spare time. Her favorite scripture verse is Mark 10:27: “Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.”