2021 Summit Details

Central Oregon 2021 Summit Description:

  • April 23-24, 2021. Friday Evening 6 – 9:30 PM & Saturday 9 – 3:30.
  • The Summit is at capacity and sold out… if some people don’t show up, we will be able to register a few people at the door Friday and Saturday.  We will also be livestreaming the event as well. 
  • Click here for LiveStream information.
  • 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 strong and courageous. 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, Standing Strong for the Faith, What is a Biblical Worldview
  • Other Speakers Include: Sarah Williams, Ph.D. (Speaker, Author, Scientist); Kent & Heather Wieber (Educators, Anchors Away); Pastor Jody Faison, M.Div. (Eastmont Church); Bailey Bjorgan (Bend Director, Fellowship of Christian Athletes); Danny Looney (Executive Director, Rock Bottom Hope); 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, Identity, Understanding America’s Founding and History, Walking in Purity, Living a Life of Hope
  • 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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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; Epikos Church; Father’s House/Buy a Tree-Change a Life; Classical Conversations;
Juan Young Trust; Brian’s CabinetsMidstate Fertilizer; Tennant Developments; Friesen Foundation; Dan Cardot Bend Premier Realtor; Bend Family Dentistry; Kevista Coffee; Oregon Right to Life; X-Press Printing; Smart Solutions; Dynamic Arts Graphic Design;