Christian Service Brigade serves to help the church equip men in their great calling to disciple our next generation. Ohio Valley Region, CSB Ministries is dedicated to encouraging and equipping men to disciple boys and young men to follow Christ, and to live with a biblical worldview. Join with us in this great calling!
The Ohio Valley Region has had a rich history with Christian Service Brigade. The Ohio Valley Region includes Ohio, northern Kentucky and western West Virginia.

Ohio Brigade Camp is where youth can enjoy the outdoors and many adventurous activities while learning more about God and His will for them. We are dedicated to providing a platform for the men of today to equip our next generation to be the godly leaders of tomorrow.

Available Camp Opportunities Include…

  • Camps for young men 7-12 grade
  • Camps for boys 3-6 grade
  • Father & Son camps with age appropriate programs for boys 1-12 grade
  • Father & Daughter camps with girls 2-11 grade
  • Leadership Training camp for young men ages 15-18

For more details see www.ohiobrigadecamp.org


The Ohio Valley Regional Council is comprised of a Board of Directors. Their primary purpose is to coordinate the efforts of CSB Ministries, Inc. in its ministry to the churches and men of Ohio.

The Ohio Valley CSB Regional Council meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you are interested in more information, please email our Regional Director, Dale Kinkade, at dkinkade@csbministries.org

The Ohio Valley Brigade Camp Committee oversees the planning and implementation of summer camping activities at Stony Glen Camp.

The Ohio Brigade Camp Committee oversees the planning and implementation of the Ohio Valley Region, CSB Ministries summer camping ministry held at Stony Glen Camp.

Former Area Representatives / Regional Directors

Carl Gunn

Charlie Stewart

Stan Hoyt

Lowell Gerber

Ben Walker

Bob Lathrop

Jamison Jenkins

Dale Kinkade
Regional Director


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Steve Miller
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By Dale Kinkade


  • Ken Slezak 1954 - 2021
    by Ohio CSB Buzz on September 19, 2021 at 2:55 pm

     I’m saddened to announce the passing of Ken Slezak. Ken lost his battle with cancer Friday, September 17, 2021.  I first met this tall man with a big heart at the Ohio Regional Shape-n-Race (pinewood) Derby events 20 years ago. Ken was using […]

  • by Ohio CSB Buzz on September 10, 2021 at 12:46 pm

      This is a great event for 6th through 12thgrade guys to experience a day of shooting !  Guys will get a great introduction or be able to increase their skills with an arsenal that includes bows, .22s, and shotguns – we might even toss in some […]

  • Herald of Christ, Jared Archer, heads to Chad
    by Ohio CSB Buzz on August 12, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    An extra dose of fulfillment in ministry comes when we see those whom God has allowed us to influence for His Kingdom seeking to influence others for the Kingdom of God.I had the privilege of being a part of Hope UMC, Battalion 6859 meeting on […]


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Being equipped with fresh materials and relevant ministry approaches is essential for effective Brigade leadership.



Understanding why we do what we do is fundamental for any Brigade group. In Christian Service Brigade, our mission is to build godly men of today and tomorrow. We aim to see all generations of men engaging in discipleship within their church and surrounding community.


Brigade has a lot to offer your church and community, such as a 15-year discipleship process. We are committed to providing quality tools and materials that will assist your leaders and are relevant for the modern age young man. Our ministry offerings are flexible and comprehensive to meet your specific needs.


Take your Brigade group to new heights by gaining additional leadership skills. Training topics include: Leading a Boy to Christ, Storytelling, Great Games: More than Dodgeball, Dealing With Troubled Guys and many more.





    Ohio Valley Region CSB Ministries sponsors these great events to bring Brigade leaders and units in the region together to enhance their ministry – Action – Community – Discipleship.


    Battalion: Shooting Sports Event

    October 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Battalion Dodgeball Tournament

    November 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Father & Son Winter Getaway

    December 3 @ 7:00 pm - December 4 @ 6:00 pm

    2021 Klondike Derby

    January 21, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - January 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

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