Student Leadership University has been privileged to host Youth Pastor Summit (YPS) for youth pastors and their teams for the past 20 years. Youth Pastor Summit, valued at $300, is provided as a gift to youth pastors, youth workers, youth volunteers, and educators as an encouragement and investment in those who are making a lasting impact in the lives of students. This is a two-day conference that includes speakers, labs, worship, lunch, and free resources for student ministries.Learn More
Making a lasting impact
Dr. Jay Strack
Megan Fate Marshman
John Paul Basham
More Artists and Speakers Coming Soon!
Is the conference really free?
Through the generosity of Lifeway Students and other sponsors, this conference is being provided at no charge to all attendees. Lunch is provided, but you are on your own the rest of your meals as well as lodging, if needed.
What meals are provided?
Through the generosity of our Event Sponsors, lunch is being provided on the second day.
Can my organization be an exhibitor at this event?
Can my spouse attend?
Ofcourse! We love it when families do ministry together. Just make sure you registration them under their seperate account so they are guaranteed a spot. We no longer have family registration available such each attendee must have their own account.
Do I need to sign up for breakout labs in advance?
No. Breakout labs will be first come, first serve the day of the event. You will get an event briefing two weeks before the event via email with descriptions to better help you choose the breakouts that woudl be best for you and your team.
How do I register?
Individual Registration: YPS is individual registration so each attendee needs to sign up through their own registration account as the system will not allow duplicate email addresses.
Group or Family Regisration: We do not have a group or family registraiton for YPS. You are not able to sign up your groups through one account. Everyone must have their own account with a unique email address.
I have a small child, can they attend with me?
We think families are great, and time together is important. Yet, this event is only for those who are 18 and older and who have graduated highschool. We want everyone to have the best experience possible at this event, so please make arrangements to leave your children at home.
Who should attend YPS?
The Youth Pastor Summit is geared to all Youth Pastors and Key Youth Leaders (staff or volunteers). It is also open to Christian educators. All attendees must be 18 years or older.
Will the sessions be recorded, and if so, where can I purchase them?
We will make every effort to offer this option at the conference, but this depends on speaker agreements for the year. More information will be posted closer to the event time.