Higher Learning. Real Experience. Vital Ministry.

Pre-Conference Events

Online registrations close January 4 at end of day.   

Pre-Conference Events      Cost       Cost Includes 
Volunteer Youth Ministry Workshop     $25    Lunch Cancelled
Youthworkers Summit   $75    Lunch and Dinner 

Online Registration for Pre-Event Only

Perkins School of Youth Ministry Pre-Conference Event Selection (choose one)

Perkins School of Volunteer Youth Ministry Cancelled
Saturday, January 12, 9 am - 5 pm
Location: 
First United Methodist Church
503 North Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080

Volunteers in youth ministry will equip themselves for more effective youth ministry through a day of training, worship and group development. Volunteers, whether new or experienced, will benefit from activities and discussions on key issues in youth work including bullying, small group interaction, going beyond Created by God, discipline and more! Register your volunteer team now! Groups of 4 or more are eligible for a 50% discount. Register your group by calling 214.768.2251 or emailing pgoolsby@smu.edu. Group discounts are not available through online registration.

Youthworkers Summit
Saturday, January 12
, 9 am - 9 pm (includes lunch and dinner)
Sunday, January 13, 2 - 5 pm
Led by Rev. Brian Hardesty-Crouch
Location:
First United Methodist Church
503 North Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080

"LIFE CHANGING PRAYER" 
An enriched prayer life can change your life, and maybe even save your life!  You pour into others all year; come let God fill your cup. With times to be alone with Jesus and times to share your journey with other youth workers, this is a weekend you don’t want to miss!

Selected Components:

Get to know you: what’s your favorite pizza? why did you choose this event?

Examen prayer: what’s God doing in my life?

Discernment: Insights from Ignatius of Loyola and current seekers

Making a spiritual plan: what does God want to do with me & through me in the future? and how do I get from here to there?