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APRIL 13 & 14, 2018

 

 

 

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RISE YOUTH CONFERENCE IS A GATHERING OF THE NEXT GENERATION (MIDDLE SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL, AND COLLEGE) FROM ACROSS THE MIDWEST for the purpose of EXPERIENCing THE GOSPEL THROUGH CHRIST CENTERED MUSIC, TEACHING, ARTS, AND COMMUNITY.

when

april 13 & 14, 2018

where

2018 LINEUP

 
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mike miller

HALIFAX, NS

Mike Miller pastored Shiloh Youth for over 10 years and founded Shiloh University Church a ministry focused on young adults meeting on campuses in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Known for its strong culture of inclusion, preaching and passionate worship, it reaches hundreds of college students weekly. Mike and his wife Nancy and their two children, Joshua and Mattie, transitioned from being the student pastors at Rock Church in June 2015 and Mike now travels full time preaching and teaching. They are planting Nova Church in Halifax, NS, launching Fall 2017.

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JON BROWN

KENOSHA, WI

Jon has served in full-time youth ministry for over 15 years.  He is the NextGen Pastor & visionary leader of Journey Youth, a multi-site youth ministry of Journey Church located on the border of Wisconsin & Illinois. Jon also enjoys traveling locally & abroad to share the contagious message of Christ with this generation. He is married to his college sweetheart, Janet and is wildly passionate about being a loving husband and a daddy to his three girls.

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OSCAR ORTIZ

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Oscar serves as the campus pastor at Victory Church in Oklahoma City, OK.  He currently oversees all ministry operations for the Oklahoma City Campus. He is also a passionate worship leader, who assists with the worship and music culture of Victory Church. Oscar has a passion to creatively present the Gospel in various mediums that reach our multiethnic and multigenerational campus. Oscar is married to Tara, and they have three kids, Preston, Ian, and Quinn.  

 
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ROBBY EMERY

ANN ARBOR, MI

Robby is the founding and lead Pastor of One Oak Church. In 2016, Pastor Robby and Danielle felt the call of God to return to Michigan to start a life-giving church, sharing the hope and life of Jesus with the entire region of the Detroit Metropolitan area and beyond. Pastor Robby serves as the University of Michigan Football player chaplain and director of player character development. Pastor Robby & Danielle have been married for 18 years and have 3 children, Ava, Brie, and Silas.

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GREG WASHINGTON

MILWAUKEE, WI

Greg grew up in Denver, Colorado, where he and his mother often faced the choice of either accepting present circumstances or diminishing the victim mentality and allowing God to use them. By the grace of God, they chose the latter, and the same held true when God called Greg to ministry in 2006. Greg attended Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, North Dakota where he received a double degree in Christian Leadership and Biblical Studies and an Associates Degree in Psychology. Greg is an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God, and from 2012-2017 Greg served as both Youth Pastor and Executive Pastor at Parklawn Assembly of God. Recently Greg became the senior Pastor of Immanuel Church currently located in Milwaukee, WI. 

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GRACEANN HECTOR

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Powered by Chai lattes, quesadillas, rec volleyball, and steps of faith, GraceAnn's passion is to see people grow in their understanding of God's love and purpose for them. Cheering others on as they live their best life is her heartbeat. The Arizona native currently serves on staff as The Discipleship Pastor at The Block Church after she took the leap of faith to move to Philadelphia to help the church launch in 2014. Quick witted and kind hearted, she is committed to preaching God's TRUTH and living his GRACE in everything she does.

entertainment

 
 
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DJ Kirk got his start working as a DJ in nightclubs, and as an on-air talent at Hot 97.5 Radio in Bismarck, ND. He was quickly recognized for his production, improvisation, live remixes, and high energy. Although he was emerging to become one of the leading DJ’s in the Midwest, Kirk felt a calling to minister with his music and testimony, and left the bar scene to DJ full time for Christian recording artists and events. Adding church conferences, youth conventions, festivals, and Minnesota Youth Alive to his resume, DJ Kirk has emerged him as one the leading Christian DJ’s in the US. DJ Kirk is set to release his second self titled project through DROM Records on April 28th, 2017. Says DJ Kirk, “Music is about connecting, I want to bring students not just into moments of fun, but moments of inspiration that will be talked about beyond the event…”

 
 

registration

$25 // Individuals (middle school, high school, college, & leaders) & groups of 15 or less Until March 13 // $30 After March 13 for Late Registration

$20 // Groups (15 or more) until march 13 // $25 After March 13 for Late Registration


     $15 // Meal Plans (Meal Plans are optional and must be included in registration)

Please Note: The registration fee is for conference only. Online registration is for credit card payments only.
If you would like to register to pay with cash or check, please call 920 - 735 - 0422 or email us at info@riseyouthconference.com.

 

volunteers

Free

Are you wanting to help? Don’t miss your chance to serve! Register today!

individuals

$25

Are you wanting to attend Rise Youth Conference 2018? Don’t miss out! You don’t have to be a part of Pathways Students or your with your church to attend. Get your ticket today.

church groups

$25

Are you a Youth Pastor or the primary youth leader at your church? Plan now to bring your group to Rise Youth Conference 2018! Get your tickets today. 

 

pathways students 

$25

Do you attend Pathways Students? Don’t miss your place at Rise Youth Conference 2018! Get your ticket today.

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2018 SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, APRIL 13TH

5:00PM // Registration opens in Main Lobby

7:00PM // Doors open (DJ KIRK in Main Auditorium)

7:30PM // Session 1 & 2

10PM // After Party feat. DJ KIRK/ Youth Pastor Reception 

11PM // End of Night 1

SATURDAY, APRIL 14TH

9:00AM // Doors Open (DJ KIRK in Main Auditorium) 

9:30AM // Session 3 & 4

12 - 1PM // Lunch 

1:30PM // BREAKOUT SESSIONS

2:30 - 4:30 // BREAK

4:30PM // Dinner

5:30PM // Doors Open (DJ KIRK in Main Auditorium) 

6:00PM // Session 5 & 6

7:30 // End of Conference

 

FAQS

WHO CAN ATTEND RISE?

RISE Youth Conference is designed for students in grades 6-12, college students as well as leaders and youth pastors. 

I WANT TO BRING A GROUP TO RISE.  HOW SHOULD I REGISTER?

Youth pastors or leaders should register their groups above at the registration section of the site.  

I’M A STUDENT AND NOT ATTENDING WITH A GROUP.  WHAT DO I DO?

If you are a student and are not attending RISE with a group, you need to register individually online.  This is required for groups with seven people or less.  You will check in and get your bracelet at the door as a single attendee. 

ARE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR PASTORS?

Youth pastors + their spouse will attend RISE for free regardless of whether they bring a group or not.  Please email riseconferenceinfo@gmail.com if you would like to attend RISE and are not planning to bring a group. We would like to help you make arrangements and provide you with some information.

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS?

Please direct all questions to riseconferenceinfo@gmail.com

Will food be provided? 

Meal vouchers for lunch and dinner on Saturday will be available for purchase in the registration process. Otherwise, youth groups and individual participants are responsible for their own meals. A list of local restaurants will be given to each leader at registration. There will be snacks available for purchase in the main lobby before and after each main session. 

will there be merchandise for sale?

Yes, there will be merchandise (apparel) for sale in the main lobby before and after each main session. 

A SPECIAL NOTE FOR PASTORS AND STUDENT PASTORS

In addition to our ministry to students, youth pastors and spouses are a special focus for RISE. It’s our genuine hope that this weekend allows you to relax and connect with others in ministry. Our Connect Lounge was especially created to allow you to connect and meet other youth pastors and leaders.   

Contact Us

 

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311 W. Evergreen Dr.
Appleton, WI, 54913
United States

Phone: (920) 735 - 0422