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Why should I attend Living The Questions?

  • Deepen your relationship with Christ.
  • Discover ways that faith intersects and impacts justice, science, and media.
  • Explore your God-given strengths and calling.
  • Learn dialog skills with the contest of community.
  • Participate in service projects, excursions and fun in the Twin Cities.
  • Experience campus life at an evangelical liberal arts university.

Who is Living The Questions for?

High school students who have completed 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade who like to discuss faith questions, desire to turn their faith into action, and show leadership potential.

Where is Living The Questions held?

Living The Questions is hosted by Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

How long is Living The Questions?

This 10-month leadership experience begins with a 7-day summer program and is followed by regular meetings with an adult mentor.

How much does Living The Questions cost?

The cost is $315. Double early-bird discount of $50 is March 1. Early-bird discount of $25 is May 1. The student's congregation is encouraged to pay part or all of the fee.

What does the cost include?

  • Housing
  • All meals
  • All activities, local excursions, and social events
  • 2 campus retreats during the school year
  • T-Shirt

If I cancel my registration will my payment be refunded?

Yes, but your refund is contingent upon the date that you cancel. If you cancel before May 15th, you will receive all of your money back except for a $50 nonrefundable deposit. After May 15th refunds will not be made, except in cases of emergencies.

What do I need to bring?

  • Casual dress (shorts and t-shirts)
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Raincoat
  • Sweatshirt or lightweight fleece
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Toiletries
  • Bible (you will be given a journal)
  • Pen
  • Optional spending money for Bethel University Campus Bookstore (snacks, clothing, etc.)

What does a typical day look like?

8:30 a.m.—Breakfast

9:15 a.m.—God Element
Students meet to explore Scripture.

10 a.m.—Workshops
Students have an opportunity to learn from and interact with Bethel faculty and staff. Workshops are hands-on and focused around the theme.

12 p.m.—Lunch

1 p.m.—Service Projects

3 p.m. —Free Time

5 p.m.—Dinner

6 p.m.—Dessert & Debrief
Students meet in small groups to reflect and debrief activities from the day.

7 p.m.—Large Group Activity

What if I have questions?

Questions can be emailed to living-the-questions@bethel.edu or 651.638.6117.

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