2021 Summit Details

Central Oregon 2021 Summit Description:

  • April 23-24, 2021. Friday Evening 6 – 9:30 PM & Saturday 9 – 3:30.
  • REGISTER NOW by clicking here. Registration for in-person attendance is currently ONLY open to Central Oregon youth, parents, and youth group leaders. We’ll keep you updated if we can add other areas and we will be livestreaming the event as well. 
  • Location: Eastmont Church & School, 62425 Eagle Rd., Bend, OR 97701
  • Target audience: Teens (middle/high school to college). Chaperones encouraged for middle school and required for kids under 12. Parents encouraged to attend. All adults welcome.
  • Theme Scripture: “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:13-14
  • Lunch provided on Saturday and snacks throughout. Program/Resource binder provided.
  • Keynote Speakers: Dr. Sean McDowell, Ph.D., Author, Speaker, and Biola Apologetics Professor; Rev. Stephen Williams (Founder & Director of Prepare the Way Ministries)
  • Keynote Speaking Topics: The Case for the New Testament, Chasing Love, Running the Race of Faith, Applying a Biblical Worldview to Hot-Button Topics
  • Other Speakers Include: Rev. Stephen Williams (Founder & Director of Prepare the Way Ministries); Sarah Williams, Ph.D. (Speaker, Author, Scientist); Kent & Heather Wieber (Educators, Anchors Away); Pastor Jody Faison (Eastmont Church); and others
  • Breakout Sessions Include: Science and Christianity, Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice and Why Critical Race Theory is Unbiblical, Understanding the 5 Major Worldviews
  • Worship Music Band: Contemporary youth-led Christian music with a positive message.
  • Ministry Fair Including: Biblical worldview equipping, evangelism, discipleship, prayer & intercession, Biblical justice.
  • Lodging options: https://www.visitbend.com/where-to-stay/
  • We had a great LIVE STREAM event in 2020. Click this link and SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel with all the videos.
  • https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPkaJzUYeFhQNpj4SUejp6A
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Registration is free (click here) and required to attend. Registration for in-person attendance is currently ONLY open to Central Oregon youth, parents, and youth group leaders. We’ll keep you updated if we can add other areas and we will be livestreaming the event as well.

We are continuing to offer the event for free again and would appreciate a donation of any amount to help us cover the many costs of putting on this event:

  1. Preferred method: Write a check out to “Prepare the Way” in whatever amount the Lord leads you to donate and send it to 61141 S. Hwy 97, #522, Bend, OR 97702
  2. You can also donate by credit, debit card or ACH by clicking here.
  3. Text “Give” to (541) 399-8848

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

High Desert Baptist Association; Eastmont Church and School;  Calvary Chapel SE Portland; Community Bible Church Sunriver; Bend Community Church/Organic Church Network; Trinity Lutheran Church and School; Oregon Right to Life; Classical Conversations;
Juan Young Trust; Brian’s CabinetsMidstate Fertilizer; Tennant Developments; Friesen Foundation; Dan Cardot Bend Premier Realtor; Bend Family Dentistry;
X-Press Printing; Smart Solutions; Dynamic Arts Graphic Design;