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Invigorate Faith at Our Church Youth Conference

Welcome to our church youth conference, where faith comes alive and young hearts are ignited with passion for Christ. This Christian youth conference is an incredible opportunity for high school students and incoming college freshmen to strengthen their relationship with God, receive valuable leadership training, and connect with like-minded individuals in a vibrant community of faith.

From July 1 to 5, 2024, at the JAMA Global Campus in Lindale, TX, we will gather to empower and inspire young leaders like you. Our goal is to equip you with the tools you need to make a lasting impact in your church, campus, and community.

Key Takeaways:

  • Experience a transformative faith-building journey at our church youth conference.
  • Participate in leadership training sessions tailored to empower young leaders.
  • Connect with a network of like-minded individuals who share your passion for Christ.
  • Explore topics such as defending and sharing faith, building strong friendships, and staying strong in faith in college.
  • Enjoy a dynamic schedule featuring inspiring speakers, engaging workshops, and meaningful worship.

Leadership Training for Youth

The church youth conference is dedicated to providing comprehensive leadership training for youth, equipping them to become servant leaders in their churches, campuses, and communities. Our goal is to empower young individuals to make a positive impact and inspire others with their faith and passion.

Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in various workshops and sessions that will enhance their leadership skills and strengthen their relationship with God. Topics covered include defending and sharing faith, building strong friendships, and staying strong in faith during the college years.

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Workshop Sessions

Our workshop sessions feature experienced speakers who will share practical insights and strategies to help youth leaders thrive in their roles. Topics covered in the workshops will include:

  • Effective communication and public speaking
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Building and leading successful teams

These workshop sessions will provide valuable tools and resources for attendees to implement in their own youth ministries and communities. Our aim is to equip young leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to navigate the challenges of leadership and make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

Leadership Track for College-Bound Freshmen

In addition to the high school track, we have a specialized leadership track designed specifically for college-bound freshmen. This track will provide guidance and support for students as they transition into college life while staying grounded in their faith. Topics covered in this track include:

  • Staying Christian in college
  • Managing academics and extracurricular activities
  • Exploring career options and future planning
  • Balancing faith and social life

By addressing the unique challenges that college-bound freshmen face, we aim to equip them with the necessary tools and perspectives to thrive both academically and spiritually in their college years.

Workshop Sessions Date Time
Effective Communication and Public Speaking July 2 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Conflict Resolution and Problem-Solving July 3 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Time Management and Organizational Skills July 4 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Building and Leading Successful Teams July 5 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Empowering Young Leaders

At the church youth conference, we are committed to empowering young leaders and equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to make a positive impact in their communities. We believe that young people have the potential to be catalysts for change and transformation, and we want to provide them with the support and tools they need to fulfill their leadership potential.

Through a series of workshops, sessions, and mentoring opportunities, we aim to cultivate a new generation of leaders who are passionate about their faith and dedicated to serving others. Our program focuses on developing key leadership competencies such as communication, problem-solving, and collaboration, while also emphasizing the importance of integrity, humility, and compassion.

One of the unique aspects of our conference is the opportunity for young leaders to connect with like-minded individuals from different backgrounds and experiences. We believe that by fostering a sense of camaraderie and support, we can create a powerful network of young believers who can learn from each other and collaborate on projects that have a lasting impact. Our goal is to create an environment where young leaders feel empowered, encouraged, and equipped to pursue their God-given calling.

Join us at the church youth conference and be a part of a movement that is shaping the future of leadership in our churches, communities, and beyond. Together, let’s empower young leaders to make a difference and leave a lasting legacy.

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Event Details

Are you ready to invigorate your faith and be part of an inspiring church event that will empower the youth? Join us at the church youth conference, a dynamic gathering designed to ignite the fire of faith in young people. This Christian event, open to incoming 9th grade to 12th grade students and incoming college freshmen, will take place from July 1 to 5, 2024, at the JAMA Global Campus in Lindale, TX.

Early bird registration is available until March 15, 2024, for $499. After that, the regular registration fee is $599. The registration fee covers food and lodging, ensuring a seamless and enriching experience for all attendees. Scholarships are also available for those in need, as we believe in making this transformative event accessible to as many young believers as possible.

This Year’s Highlights:

  • Inspirational teachings and worship sessions
  • Interactive workshops on a wide range of faith-based topics
  • Nurturing spiritual growth through impactful small group discussions
  • Opportunities for networking and building lifelong friendships
  • Engaging activities to deepen your understanding of the Christian faith
  • Expert speakers and mentors who will inspire and guide you on your journey

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to be part of an event that will empower and equip you for a life dedicated to serving God and making a positive impact in your community. Register today and get ready for a life-changing experience at the church youth conference!

Topics Covered

At the faith-based conference, a variety of topics will be covered to provide young believers with a comprehensive understanding of their faith and equip them to navigate the challenges they may face. The conference will delve into the cultural moment, helping attendees understand the current social and cultural issues from a Christian perspective.

Defending and sharing faith will also be emphasized, empowering young believers to articulate and defend their beliefs in a respectful and persuasive manner. The conference will provide practical tools and strategies for sharing the Gospel effectively in a diverse and secular society.

Additionally, the conference will focus on personal spiritual development, encouraging attendees to spend quality time with God and fostering a deeper relationship with Him. Topics such as discovering one’s true identity in Christ and overcoming challenges like dating and lust will be explored, providing guidance and support for young believers in their personal lives.

The following table summarizes the topics covered at the youth retreat:

Topic Description
Understanding the Cultural Moment Exploring current societal and cultural issues from a Christian perspective.
Defending and Sharing Faith Equipping young believers with the skills to articulate and defend their faith.
Spending Quality Time with God Encouraging attendees to foster a deeper relationship with God through personal spiritual practices.
Discovering True Identity in Christ Helping young believers understand their identity and purpose in Christ.
Building Strong Friendships Providing guidance on cultivating meaningful and supportive friendships in a Christian community.
Overcoming Challenges: Dating and Lust Addressing common challenges faced by young believers in the realm of relationships and sexuality.

The faith-based conference also offers specialized sessions for college-bound freshmen, focusing on how to stay Christian in college while excelling academically and enjoying a fulfilling college experience. These sessions will provide practical advice and support for young believers transitioning from high school to college.

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Schedule and Speakers

The church youth conference features a dynamic schedule filled with impactful sessions and renowned speakers. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in worship, teachings, workshops, and networking activities throughout the event. The schedule is designed to provide a well-rounded experience, equipping young believers with the tools and inspiration they need to thrive in their faith journey.

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General Sessions

The general sessions at the conference are led by esteemed speakers who bring deep insight, wisdom, and inspiration to the stage. Among the notable speakers are Pastor Jay Choi, who is renowned for his dynamic preaching and leadership expertise. Pastor Mike Yeh, a passionate advocate for young people, will also take the stage to share his profound understanding of youth ministry. Additionally, Dr. John C. Kim, an influential theologian, will offer his unique perspective on faith and discipleship.

Workshops and Breakout Sessions

Alongside the general sessions, the conference offers a variety of workshops and breakout sessions that cater to specific interests and needs of the attendees. The workshops feature highly knowledgeable speakers who specialize in various areas of faith, leadership, and personal growth. Notable workshop speakers include Dr. Danny Kwon, an expert in ministry and discipleship, Dr. Benjamin C. Shin, a renowned author and pastor, Mr. Paul E. Kim, a respected advocate for youth empowerment, and Pastor Sam Bay, an experienced youth leader with a heart for mentoring.

These workshops and breakout sessions provide a more intimate setting for attendees to dive deeper into specific topics, ask questions, and engage in interactive discussions. Whether it’s exploring strategies for defending and sharing faith, delving into the intricacies of building strong friendships, or finding practical ways to stay strong in faith during college, the workshops offer practical insights and guidance.

Speaker Expertise
Pastor Jay Choi Dynamic Preaching and Leadership
Pastor Mike Yeh Youth Ministry and Advocacy
Dr. John C. Kim Faith and Discipleship
Dr. Danny Kwon Ministry and Discipleship
Dr. Benjamin C. Shin Author and Pastor
Mr. Paul E. Kim Youth Empowerment
Pastor Sam Bay Youth Leadership and Mentoring

Additional Youth Events

If you’re looking for more opportunities to connect, grow, and expand your leadership skills, there are several other youth events and conferences available for young believers. These events provide valuable experiences and insights that complement the church youth conference. Here are some notable events worth considering:

Ohio State Youth Convention

The Ohio State Youth Convention is a vibrant gathering of young believers from across the state. It offers a diverse range of workshops, teachings, and interactive sessions led by experienced youth leaders and guest speakers. This convention is designed to empower and equip young people to live out their faith boldly and make a lasting impact in their communities.

33SLI Student Leadership Conference

The 33SLI Student Leadership Conference is a premier event for young leaders who are passionate about making a difference in their schools, churches, and local communities. This conference provides practical training in various areas of leadership, including communication skills, team building, and problem-solving. It also offers opportunities for networking and connecting with like-minded individuals who share a common vision for positive change.

COGO NXTGEN Leaders Retreat

The COGO NXTGEN Leaders Retreat is a unique and transformative experience designed specifically for emerging leaders in the Christian community. This retreat combines inspiring teachings, mentorship opportunities, and interactive workshops to develop leadership skills and foster personal growth. It provides a space for young leaders to recharge, refocus, and gain valuable insights that will enhance their effectiveness in ministry and leadership roles.

Event Description
Ohio State Youth Convention A vibrant gathering of young believers from across the state, offering a diverse range of workshops, teachings, and interactive sessions.
33SLI Student Leadership Conference A premier event for young leaders passionate about making a difference in their schools, churches, and local communities.
COGO NXTGEN Leaders Retreat A unique and transformative experience designed specifically for emerging leaders in the Christian community.

Attending these events in addition to the church youth conference will broaden your horizons, expose you to different perspectives, and provide you with invaluable opportunities for growth. Each event has its own unique focus and approach, but they all share a common goal of equipping and empowering young leaders like you. Take advantage of these incredible opportunities to further develop your skills, deepen your faith, and connect with a vibrant community of fellow believers.

Student Ministry Team

The church recognizes the importance of nurturing and supporting youth pastors and leaders in their mission to guide and inspire young believers. To fulfill this purpose, we have established a dedicated Student Ministry Team. This team is committed to equipping and empowering youth leaders throughout the state, providing them with resources, training, and ongoing support.

The Student Ministry Team functions as a network of like-minded individuals who share a passion for youth ministry. Through regular meetings and collaborations, the team fosters a sense of camaraderie and unity among youth leaders, allowing them to learn from one another’s experiences and share best practices.

Empowering Youth Leaders

The primary goal of the Student Ministry Team is to empower youth leaders to be effective in their ministry to young people. By offering specialized training, workshops, and resources, the team equips leaders with the necessary tools and knowledge to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth they serve.

In addition to providing support and training, the Student Ministry Team also plays a crucial role in organizing engaging activities and supporting district events. These events serve as opportunities for youth leaders to connect, network, and collaborate, further enhancing their ability to effectively minister to the young generation.

Join the Student Ministry Team

If you are a youth pastor or leader looking for a supportive community and valuable resources to enhance your ministry, we invite you to join the Student Ministry Team. By becoming a part of this dedicated network, you will gain access to a wealth of knowledge, encouragement, and practical tools that will help you excel in your role as a youth leader.

Together, let us inspire and guide the next generation of believers, making a lasting impact on their lives and nurturing their faith in Christ.

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Student Leadership Team

The church is proud to have a dedicated Student Leadership Team that plays a vital role in leading and giving direction to events such as the Ohio State Youth Convention. Comprised of student leaders from across the state, this team offers students an incredible opportunity to develop their leadership skills and make a lasting impact in their local communities.

Through their involvement in the Student Leadership Team, young leaders have the chance to collaborate, exchange ideas, and work together to create engaging activities and support district events. This experience not only strengthens their leadership abilities but also nurtures their faith and encourages them to take an active role in serving others.

By providing a platform for young leaders to come together, the church is committed to equipping and empowering the next generation to become strong and influential leaders in the church and beyond. Through their involvement in the Student Leadership Team, students gain valuable experience, build lifelong friendships, and develop the necessary skills to thrive in their future endeavors.

Table: Benefits of Joining the Student Leadership Team

Benefits Description
Leadership Development Opportunity to grow and develop essential leadership skills
Community Impact Chance to make a positive impact in local communities through service projects
Networking Build connections with like-minded student leaders and professionals in the church
Faith Formation Nurture and strengthen personal faith through regular fellowship and devotionals
Personal Growth Opportunity to gain valuable life skills and develop a strong character

YLC – Youth Leadership Conference

The Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) is a transformative church event designed to empower and equip youth to become influential leaders in today’s world. Through engaging workshops, inspiring speakers, and meaningful connections, the conference aims to ignite the passion and potential within young individuals. The YLC is a gathering of like-minded young believers who are eager to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

Workshop Speakers

The YLC features renowned workshop speakers who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to inspire and guide the youth. Among the esteemed speakers are Dr. Angela Lee, a dynamic speaker known for her empowering messages on identity and purpose; Pastor Paul Glazener, a visionary leader who will share insights on effective leadership principles; and Pastor John Kim, a passionate advocate for social justice and community engagement. These speakers, along with other experts in various fields, will provide invaluable wisdom and practical advice to help youth navigate the challenges they face and excel in their leadership roles.

Empowering Workshops

The YLC offers a diverse range of workshops designed to address the specific needs and interests of youth attendees. These interactive sessions cover a wide array of topics, including understanding the cultural context, developing effective communication skills, cultivating resilience in times of adversity, and harnessing personal strengths for impactful leadership. The workshops provide practical strategies, tools, and insights that empower young leaders to lead with integrity, authenticity, and compassion.

Building Connections

Beyond the workshops and speaker sessions, the YLC provides ample opportunities for youth to connect and collaborate with their peers. Through networking events, group activities, and shared experiences, attendees can form meaningful relationships and build a supportive community of like-minded individuals. These connections foster an environment where youth can learn from one another, share ideas, and inspire each other to reach their full potential as leaders in their respective spheres of influence.


The church youth conference and related events serve as transformative experiences for young believers, providing them with invaluable opportunities for growth, leadership development, and connection. These gatherings are not just ordinary church events; they are powerful catalysts that invigorate the faith of youth and empower them to make a lasting impact in their communities.

By actively engaging in these youth conferences, young believers can nurture their faith, deepen their understanding of God’s Word, and develop essential leadership skills. These events offer a diverse range of topics and workshops, ensuring that attendees receive holistic training and support. Whether it’s defending and sharing their faith, building strong relationships, or understanding the cultural moment, these conferences equip youth with the tools they need to navigate the challenges they face.

Moreover, these events provide young believers with an invaluable opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals. The bonds formed at these conferences often go beyond mere friendships; they become lifelong connections rooted in a shared faith and a passion for making a difference. These relationships create a supportive network that serves as a source of encouragement and empowerment as youth navigate the complexities of their spiritual journey and leadership roles.

As young believers actively participate in church events like youth conferences, they become equipped for a future as leaders in the church and beyond. These events lay a solid foundation for their faith and help shape their character, values, and passions. Through their experiences, they develop a strong sense of purpose and discover their unique calling to impact the world around them.


What is the church youth conference about?

The church youth conference aims to invigorate the faith of high school students and incoming college freshmen by providing leadership training and encouraging a strong relationship with God.

When and where will the conference be held?

The conference will take place from July 1 to 5, 2024, at the JAMA Global Campus in Lindale, TX.

How much does registration cost?

Early bird registration is $499, available until March 15, 2024. Regular registration is $599 after that date. The cost includes food and lodging.

What topics will be covered at the conference?

The conference will cover topics such as defending and sharing faith, building strong friendships, staying strong in faith in college, and understanding the cultural moment.

Who are the speakers at the conference?

The conference features speakers such as Pastor Jay Choi, Pastor Mike Yeh, Dr. John C. Kim, Dr. Danny Kwon, Dr. Benjamin C. Shin, Mr. Paul E. Kim, and Pastor Sam Bay.

Are there other youth events available?

Yes, there are other youth events such as the Ohio State Youth Convention, the 33SLI Student Leadership Conference, and the COGO NXTGEN Leaders Retreat.

What is the Student Ministry Team?

The Student Ministry Team is a dedicated team that serves youth pastors and leaders throughout the state. They aim to develop a network of youth leaders, equip local student ministries, and support district events.

What is the Student Leadership Team?

The Student Leadership Team is comprised of student leaders from across the state who play a crucial role in leading and giving direction to events such as the Ohio State Youth Convention.

What is the Youth Leadership Conference?

The Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) is a comprehensive training event designed to strengthen and equip youth to be leaders in today’s world. It offers tracks for high school students, college-bound freshmen, and youth pastors and workers.

How can I participate in the church youth conference?

To participate, you can register for the conference on our website. Early bird registration is available until March 15, 2024, and scholarships are available for those in need.

What are the benefits of attending the church youth conference?

By attending the conference, you will have the opportunity to grow in your faith, develop leadership skills, connect with like-minded individuals, and make a positive impact in your community.

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