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December 27-31 | St. Louis

Attending Urbana 15 is a great step toward God's call in your life. Students who attend Urbana will experience God's kingdom, be challenged in their faith, and sharpen the depth of their understanding of what God is doing around the world. Students also know that, by attending Urbana 15, they will undoubtedly face a clear invitation to participate in what God is doing.

What is Urbana?

Urbana is a student missions conference held every 3 years from December 27-31. But it's more than just a missions conference, Urbana is a celebration of God's work around the world and an invitation to become part of that work! At urbana.org you will find lots of great informationspeakers bios, workshops, exhibitors, and videos which will give you a feel for the purposes and themes of the conference.

Since 1946, God has been using Urbana conventions to transform the lives of students and to advance His kingdom in our world. This year, Bethel students will have the opportunity to experience the same transformation that has been happening for decades.

At Urbana 15, great speakers like Francis Chan, David Platt, Christena Cleveland and Allan Matamoros will challenge students to seek God's call on your lifein active participation with God's redemptive work in the world. Hundreds of workshops and exhibitors will be there to show you specific examples of that work. Join thousands of college students in a diverse worship experience, which reflects global church in style, rhythm, and languages!


Visit Urbana 15 to register for the conference. The registration fee increases again on November 10. Before you register, contact Matt Runion at runmat@bethel.edu for a Bethel discount code, which will save you $60.

Ride the Bus

Reserve your seat on the bus from Bethel to Urbana and back.