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Kitchen Crew Song
‘Quintessentially Canadian Christmas’
Butter Tarts
Written by our cooks for our students
We are the kitchen crew; we’ll cook for you.

We are the kitchen crew, and serve you too.

We are the kitchen crew, yahoo!
The kitchen crew sure loves you!
We are the kitchen crew; we’ll cook up stew.

We are the kitchen crew, and whip up brew.

We are the kitchen crew, yahoo!
The kitchen crew sure loves you!
(This next verse is dedicated to Mrs. Baughman)
We are the food police, “Yes, you have to eat it”!
We are the food police, “No, it’s not going to kill you”!
We are the food police, “Why of course, you can have seconds”!
The kitchen crew sure loves you!
We are the kitchen crew; have a wonderful week.

We’ll be praying for you as God’s Will you seek.

We want to be a blessing to you; Yes, we do!
The kitchen crew sure loves you. . .

The kitchen crew sure loves you. . .

The kitchen crew sure loves you!
Use the following ingredients and follow directions to make 16
tarts, eh.

¼ cup soft butter
¼ cup packed brown sugar
1 pinch of salt
½ cup of corn syrup
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
½ cup of raisins
Make nice, simple, flaky pie (tart size) shells. Put them in a tart
shell or muffin pan. Soften the butter, which you can do by leaving
it on the stovetop overnight or in the oven with the bulb on. With
a wooden spoon, mix butter with brown sugar, salt, and corn
syrup. Stir well until the sugar is dissolved and the butter creamed.

Then add egg and vanilla. Mix well. To reconstitute raisins so
they’re not dry, soak in tepid water for about 30 minutes. Drain
thoroughly. Divide the mixture and raisins equally and dump
it into each tart. Bake at 400°F for about 15 minutes, until the
crust is golden and bubbly. If you want them firmer, leave in a bit
longer. Cool and top with real whipped cream. Link shared by Jeff
and Kim Smith, CB I ‘07a Missionaries in Ottawa ON CANADA.

Lori Smith—Since 2011
Carneida Swann—Since 1995
Jean Thompson—Since 1998
Deb Cooper—Since 2003
Laurene Judd—Since 2003
I Never Met a Door I Didn’t Like or Go Through!
I Always Found Joy on the Other Side.

Carneida Swann – CAMP BIMI Kitchen Staff 1995 – 2018 – Pastor’s wife, young widow, mom, servant
The Lord has opened so many doors for me and I’m so very thankful that one of them was CAMP BIMI – WOW!!! What a
blessing! Working with Gerry and Diane – Chef Zuback – Jean Thompson – Laurene, Debra – Lori and so many helpers … I
can’t name them all. I’ve learned so much working in the kitchen and eating at the tables with students hearing how God worked
in their lives to get them to CAMP BIMI. Now I know so many people all over the world serving the Lord!
It has always been a blessing to hear great sermons from the many speakers who spoke at the night services. The many funny
things that Bro. Meyer did kept us all laughing.

I’m thankful for my 2002 Pontiac Sunfire car. My vehicle died and the CAMP BIMI students took a love offering that made
it possible for me to purchase my Pontiac! That car is STILL taking me to the nursing homes to visit friends and take some to
the doctors’ office and pharmacy all these years later.

I will ALWAYS thank God for opening the door for me to work at CAMP BIMI since 1995 to this current day. Precious
Memories … how they linger! Psalms 100 1 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. 2 Serve the Lord with glad-
ness: come before his presence with singing. 3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not
we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts
with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. 5 For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth
endureth to all generations.


Dr. Robert Meyer – CB Staff 1993 ~ 2018, Teacher and Choir Director
Missionary to Australia, Southeast Asia Director, SEA Director Emeritus
When Brother Gerry Baughman asked me to be in charge of the music for CAMP BIMI 1993, I was so
grateful to do so as it gave me an opportunity to use my conducting skills for which I had trained in college.

It is always an exciting time when we meet for Orientation on Saturday. The students find themselves with a
group of people they have never met before unless they came with a friend or family member. Students come
from several states, Canada and sometimes other foreign countries. They are wide-eyed with an expression
of wonder on their countenance. At first, they are cautious as they try to navigate whether to laugh or not
at our jokes. I use the chorus, “If you’re saved and you know it clap your hands...tap your a smile
and finally SING AMEN!” The result is instant harmony (most of the time), and we will mold into a choir. The students
who can are given an opportunity to sing solos, play an instrument or read a poem they have written about missions.

Throughout the next seven days, it is amazing the information that is shared with students who are seeking the Will
of God for their lives in giving out the glorious Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. It has been a privilege to be a part
of this unique training school. I personally thank the Lord for the Baughmans and their leadership in this effort.

Tony Bulawa – CB Staff
Missionary to Québec, USA Church Planter in Arizona , BIMI Far North Director
Jesus had only one prayer request: “Pray you therefore the Lord of the Harvest that He will send forth
laborers into His harvest.” (Matthew 9:38) The need for laborers in the Lord’s harvest fields has not
diminished since the day Jesus spoke this prayer request. I’ve never met a serious Christian who wasn’t
praying for more laborers.

One of the things I enjoy most about being a part of the CAMP BIMI staff is that it gives me opportunity to ‘put feet
to my prayers for laborers’. I believe the emphasis of helping students realize that it is just as important and okay to
know that the Lord is sending you, as to know that He is not. This is both vital and biblical. Remember, the Lord’s
Prayer Request is that we pray that He would send forth laborers. Too many ‘go forth’, not being ‘sent forth’ by the
Lord, and end up not continuing in missionary service. Knowing that you are where the Lord has sent you will
help you stay. CAMP BIMI provides an excellent atmosphere for those who are serious about discerning the Lord’s
Will in this matter.

For those who are being sent forth by the Lord, CAMP BIMI also provides a great opportunity to prepare for a
lifetime of missionary service. This fulfills another biblical mandate given in II Timothy 2:2, “…teaching others who
will teach others.” In my experience, CAMP BIMI models this verse.

Finally, as a pastor, I am excited that my time at CAMP BIMI allows awesome opportunities to partner in ministry
with alumni who are heading to the mission field. When CAMP BIMI alumni attend our mission conferences, our
church is able to see, in a tangible way, that their investment in CAMP BIMI is certainly a worthy one.

Putting feet to our prayers for laborers, having part in preparing the laborers, and eventually partnering with numbers
of those laborers through our church’s missions program, helps our church fulfill the Great Commission. These are
some of the reasons why I count it a privilege to be a part of the CAMP BIMI staff, teaching classes and teaching-
training Media Presentation Workshop to CB IIs since 2009 and often with my wife, Paula.