Refresh Conference

New Campus Ministry Boot Camp & Refresh 2010

You don’t want to miss this revitalizing campus ministry conference at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas.

Campus Ministry Bootcamp – Dec 12th – 14th

This “basic training” event is specifically designed for everyone who wants to take his or her ministry to the next level.  Whether you are a new campus minister or a veteran seeking to re-tool for a new season of ministry on their campus, the Campus Ministry Bootcamp will cover everything you need to create a thriving ministry on your campus:

  • 10 Most Common Mistakes Campus Ministries Make
  • How To Create Missional Alignment
  • How To Raise Money
  • How To Create A Culture of Discipleship
  • How To Build Student and Board Teams

The 48-hour workshop will be led by Jim Griffith, the Founder of Griffith Coaching Network.  Jim came to faith and heard a call to ministry while in college – you can hear his story and passion for campus ministry atCollegeUnion.org.

Registration fee: $299 early bird (includes the cost of Refresh)
$399 after Oct. 31.

Refresh 2010: Dec 14th-16th

Registration fee: $99 early bird
$179 after Oct. 31.

Our Worship Leader for Refresh 2010: Laura Story
author of the song Indescribable

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Laura Story

Conference Speakers

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Rev. Olu Brown
Tues. afternoon

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Alan Hirsch
Wed. morning

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Rev. Adam Hamilton
Thurs. morning

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Pete Greig
Thurs. evening

Common Reading – God on Campus by Trent Sheppard

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This year at Refresh, we are introducing a Common Reading. For our first book together, we will be reading God on Campus. Call InterVarsity Press at 800.843.9487 and mention that you are a Wesley Foundation Campus Minister to find out what discount you qualify for. Check out the interview with Trent about God on Campus at YouTube.com.

Conference Care Pastor

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Tom Albin

Workshop Leaders

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Steve Sjogren
Servant Evangelism

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Sarah Wilke
Leadership

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Bridgette Young
Keeping Sabbath as Spiritual Discipline

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Dana Hernandez
How to Run a Prayer Room co-leader

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Laura Story
Songwriting

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David Blackwell
How to Run a Prayer Room co-leader

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Alan Hirsch

Stewart Grant & Jackson Dunn
“Premarital Foundations” and “Dating”

Jeff Kirby
Starting Alpha on Your Campus

Pre-Conference Seminar Leaders

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Steve Sjogren
Servant Evangelism

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Stewart Grant
Marriage Refresh co-leader

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Jackson Dunn
Marriage Refresh co-leader

Friday Prayer & Mission Roundtable

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Prayer and Mission Roundtable with Pete Greig

9am-noon – Student Center @ COR

Be sure to select this option when you register for Refresh or to register separately RSVP on Facebook.

This gathering is open for anyone who can linger in Kansas City on Friday, Dec 17th. Come join the conversation with Pete Greig as we seek to call this generation of college students to prayer.

We will also begin to plan what Pray 40 in the fall of 2011 should look like (http://collegeunion.seedbed.com)