FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What Should You Expect?

Main Stage Events:  Our opening event will take place on Friday night, with three additional events throughout the day on Saturday.  You don’t want to miss a single minute since you will get to hear 4 dynamic speakers, experience amazing worship, and be motivated by student testimonies.  Our closing event will begin at 6pm on Saturday night, ending with a “Take the Light” ceremony.

Breakout Sessions:  After each main stage session students will spend 15 minutes discussing relevant issues confronting the world today with a missionary or exhibitor attending the event.

Exhibit Hall:  Present will be 15+ mission organizations, radio station reps, and missionaries who would like to talk with you! Youth workers and students will enjoy learning more about missions from the missionaries themselves!

Workshops:  Attend workshops on the following mission-related topics:  ·

Apologetics: Defensible certainties for the Christian Faith

Global Missions: Beyond the borders of our country?

Youth Leader / Ministry: “How To Guide” for youth missions

Student’s On Mission: Who, what, where, when, how youth can go on a mission trip TODAY!

Missions as a Career: Career missionaries present what to expect and how to prepare for the mission field.

Plenary Speaker Track: Whatever the speakers want to share!

Green Room: Open exclusively to pastors, leaders, exhibitors, and speakers, the Green Room is a place to relax, enjoy some coffee, food, and a quiet conversation.

Who should come?

Anyone from your church who is interested in missions.  Students ages 11-20 & their youth workers will find workshops, plenary speakers and breakout sessions specifically for them.

When is it?

November 3-4th, 2017, Friday 6pm-10pm & Saturday 9am-9pm

How Much does it Cost to Attend?

This is a FREE conference, donations are accepted to cover expenses.  You take care of your own food and lodging.

Is Youth Group Lodging Available?

If you are bringing your youth group from out of town, and they are willing to sleep on the floor of a neighboring church, email us  at studentconnexionportland@gmail.com; and we’ll connect you with a local church that is ready to host your group!  This option is available only to groups (i.e., not available to individuals).

Where is it?

Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 SW Vermont St, Portland, OR 97219

How do I sign up?

You must register your youth group online, here.
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Promotional Material is available upon request and I am more than happy to come and do a quick plug about the conference at your church service or your next youth group meeting.  FREE COFFEE?  Drop me a note or give me a call, and I will personally take you out for a cup o’ joe and discuss with you the values of engaging youth in the mission field of TODAY!

What restaurants are close by?

Here is your guide (PDF), hungry one.

Contact Information:

Ryan Fast
Conference Coordinator
studentconnexionportland@gmail.com

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