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.

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 a variety of engaging and interesting missions related topics. ·

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. Middle and high school aged students and their youth workers will find workshops, plenary speakers and breakout sessions specifically for them.

When is it?

October 11-12, 2024, Friday 6 PM – 9 PM, Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM

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; 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?

Multnomah Campus of Jessup University, Portland, Oregon

How do I sign up?


Need More Information? – Check us out online on this website or follow us on Facebook.

Promotional Material is available upon request.  A conference representative is more than happy to stop by and visit with your youth group to help you promote conference attendance.  Send our conference coordinator an email (studentconnexionportland@gmail.comand we will schedule a visit. 

What are the food options? 

When you arrive, lunch and dinner options are available for you to pre-order for your group. There are also a variety of restaurants located nearby. 

Contact Information

Ryan Fast
Conference Coordinator

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