IGNITE: Middle School Student Discipleship Conference

IGNITE: Middle School Student Discipleship Conference
Date 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 3, -
3:30 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017,
FeaturingGreg Speck, Youth and Family Communicator
Location Wooddale Church, Eden Praire, MN
Instructions for GuestsGet directions to Wooddale Church.
Cost$45/student, $25/youth leader
RegistrationThe final registration deadline is Thursday, January 21.  Note: Wooddale is offering boxed lunches for purchase at check-in if you would rather stay onsite for Saturday's lunch instead of going to a restaurant. Sandwich Option: $8
Turkey club with bacon, whole fruit, chips, beverage, cookie Salad Option (GF/DF): $8
Grilled chicken salad (with salad greens, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, roasted corn), whole fruit, chips, beverage, cookie Register

Event Description

IGNITE is a 21-hour retreat for students in grades 7-9 designed to fuel their passion and discipline as Christ-followers. They will come away inspired and equipped to live out their faith daily! We encourage you to send students in your ministry who are committed to Christ and teachable. While every IGNITE conference has an overall discipleship theme, specific presentations are on a 3-year rotation, so you can send students for more than one year.

Speaker Information

Greg Speck's humorous sketches and true-to-life illustrations captivate audiences of all ages. He has a deep understanding of the problems facing today's teens and identifies easily with youth, capturing their imaginations and hearts while helping them understand God's Word. Greg is a frequent guest speaker for Bethel University and author of two books: Sex, It's Worth Waiting For and Living for Jesus When the Party's Over. Check out Greg's website.

What's Included

  • Amazing biblical teaching
  • Great worship and fellowship
  • One night's accommodations at Wooddale Church
  • Friday late-night snack
  • Saturday breakfast and snacks
  • Conference materials

Friday Schedule

6:30 p.m. Check-in (enter door #5)
7:25 p.m. Session I
9:00 p.m. Small groups
9:45 p.m. Snack
10:30 p.m. Get ready for bed
11:00 p.m. Lights out

Saturday Schedule

Before 8:45 a.m. Load luggage in your leader's vehicle
8:45-9:15 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Session II
10:50 a.m. Small groups/lunch offsite (or onsite boxed lunch if purchased at check-in) 
12:45 p.m. Session III
2:00 p.m. Small groups
3:00 p.m. Send-off
3:30 p.m. Head home

Youth Leader Resources

These documents will be helpful in communicating with your students. The medical and media release form is required for all students attending the conference.


Full refund through January 2; 50% refund January 3-27; no refund after January 27


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