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Summit 2019

By October 7, 2019October 31st, 2019No Comments

Join us for Summit 2019, our CCIW biennial youth retreat presented by the Regional Youth Council. Gather with youth and adult sponsors from all across our region for worship, workshops, fun and more! Summit will take place on November 22-24, 2019 at Lake Williamson Christian Center in Carlinville, IL. Schedule and further details will follow soon. We look forward to seeing you at Summit 2019 – don’t forget to invite your friends! Registration is now open! Register for Summit 2019 and Midwinter 2020 together to save! The earlier you register, the more you save!

Registration Deadlines November 1st!

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SUMMIT 2019 at Lake Williamson Christian Center

Keynoter – YaNi Davis – Pastor, Artist, and Story Teller, Southern California

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Music Leader – Tim Kim – Pastor, Root & Branch Church, Chicago

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Workshops/Affinity Groups (Youth will have the opportunity to attend 2 workshops!)


  • Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Conversations on how to use networking tools positively

Lead by Bob Hayes, Summit Planning Team


  • Faithful Eating

A workshop exploring the connections between food and faith

Lead by Judith Guy, Pastor at Mackinaw Christian Church


  • Dungeons, Dragons, and Role-Playing: Community Storytelling

A workshop exploring how narrative driven games help us experience God

Lead by Clayton Summers, Youth Pastor at Carlock Christian Church


  • Faith, Sports, Games

Join others for fellowship and active games

Lead by David Martin, Youth Director at Central Christian Church in Decatur, IL


  • Preparing for College

Pro-tips & strategies to help students navigate the transition into college

Lead by Chris Robinson, Eureka College


  • Mindfulness & Anxiety

Tips and strategies to approaching anxiety

Lead by Anne Ingersoll, Regional Youth Council


  • Life Changing, Life Giving Stories

Record your life changing or life giving story to share as part of the region’s initiative

Lead by Angee Byrd and Jeff Parker, Christian Church in IL & WI


  • Immigration Workshop

Learn and discuss about current issues related to immigration

Lead by Valeria Bejar, Immigration Response Strategist with Obra Hispana


  • Sunday Worship Planning

Help us plan the liturgy for our Sunday morning worship service

Lead by Eli Rolón Jeong, Christian Church in IL & WI