2-3:30 Workshops 1

Raising Student leaders
Chris Herning
Warehouse Auditorium

Ministering to churched and unchurched teens
Evan Brownell
High School Room 303

Empowering and motivating your team
Cheri Brock
Cafe/Bookstore Room

Doing ministry without losing your family/marriage
Rick and Becky
Family Room inside Main Auditorium

Pastoring Gen Z
Clint Considine
Pre-Teen Room 302


4-5:30 Workshops 2

Balancing Work, Life, Ministry 
Scott Mailhot
High School Room 303

Discipleship for Teens 
Amy Fletcher
Pre Teen Rom 302

Giving a message teens will engage with 
Christian Dunn
Warehouse Auditorium

How to Oblitearte Self-Focus in Your Students! 
Jeremiah Parks – Heart Work




2-3:30 Registration
3:30-5:00 Affinity Roundtable 1:
The Wins – What’s Been Working and Why
We will start off with affinity roundtable discussions led by someone who has experience doing what you are doing. Get to know others who know exactly what you are dealing with. During this roundtable we will share what’s been working. Come to glean new ideas, new experiences, and encouragement!

5-7 Dinner off site

7:30 Evening Meeting

  • Soul Care Moment
  • Worship
  • Teaching – THEME: ARE YOU HEALTHY?



9-10 Affinity Roundtable 2: All About You
A short talk from someone who’s living the life you are living, followed by a chance to share, get to know each other, and pray together. Don’t skip this – it could be the most important part of the weekend.

10:30-12:30 Morning Meeting

  • Soul Care Moment
  • Worship
    • Raising Teen Leaders
    • Communicating to Teens
    • Deciding What Success Is
(Saturday continued)

12:30-2:00 – Lunch together on site

2-3:30 Workshops 1

  • Youth and anxiety and how we pastor that
  • How to write a message
  • Balancing work, life, ministry (bi-vocational and then some!)
  • Raising student leaders
  • Empowering and motivating your team

4-5:30 Workshops 2

  • Leaders developing leaders – what are we doing to make the ceiling the floor for our students
  • Discipleship
  • Generation Z – someone from OneHope
  • Ministering to churched and unchurched kids
  • Components of a health youth ministry

5:30-7:30 Dinner

7:30 Night Meeting

  • Soul Care Moment
  • Worship
  • Teaching – THEME: IS IT WORTH IT?



9-10 Affinity Roundtable 3:
Roadblocks and Hurdles

Bring your questions, issues, and frustrations. We’ll try to find wisdom and ideas together!

10:30-12:30 Morning Meeting

  • Soul Care Moment
  • Worship
    • How to burn out quickly
    • Best practices for lasting long
    • Multiplying leadership


Quality Inn and Suites

(4001 South Mason, Fort Collins)
$139/night – cutoff Oct 5

Courtyard Marriott

(1200 Oakridge Dr, Fort Collins)
$129/night – cutoff Sep 24
or call 970.212.9405, reference Vineyard Youth Pastors group


(7645 Westgate Dr, Windsor)
$89/night – cutoff Sep 28
to reserve, call 970.226.1232 and ask for Vineyard Church group room block

Best Western

Best Western Kiva Inn

(1638 East Mulberry, Fort Collins)
$134-$139/night – cut off Sep 25
to reserve, call 970.484.2444 and ask for Vineyard Youth Pastors room block
There is a wonderful new Airbnb host about 15 minutes east of town (Serenity Spa and Stay) that has offered up to 5 double rooms with private bath at their place for $115/night per room including breakfast (normal rate is $150) to book, call or text Lorraine directly (do not use airbnb) at 970.691.3608.


There is a shuttle service from DIA to Fort Collins called Green Ride. They operate about every hour from the airport to Fort Collins and offer drop off service to hotels or homes/businesses (for an extra fee) their cheapest option is to drop off at the Harmony Road & I25 Transit Center. Once in Fort Collins, Uber works pretty well.