March 24-26, 2017
For Grades 6-12!
Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark Charlotte/Concord
10175 Weddington Rd
Concord, NC 28027
Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Praise and worship God
- Experience a caring community
- Develop healthy relationships with other youth
- Grow deeper faith through focused workshops
- Discuss issues of interest
- Package life-saving meals
- Learn about global hunger
Registration is split-fee style. Every person attending must pay the Program Fee AND each group purchases housing according to the group’s needs. After the Standard Registration date, the Program Fee is $140 per person. Meals are not included in the program cost. Rates and schedule subject to change. Full payment is required at time of registration and fees are nonrefundable.
Found t-shirts can be purchased before the standard registration deadline and are $12 and will be available for pick up Friday evening when you arrive at Quake. The price for the Found t-shirt at Quake will be $15.
Pastor Bill Yonker serves as the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois, a large suburban congregations with a large school. He travels around the country between 15-20 weekends a year speaking at Christian conferences, retreats, high schools, middle schools and college campuses. He also spends three or four weekends during the summer speaking at different Christian camps and resorts. Recently, he was named one of the 150 most influential alumni of Valparaiso University in the last 150 years.
Before serving in suburban Illinois, Rev. Yonker served as Pastor in several inner city ministries: Berea Lutheran Church in Detroit, Michigan and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Chicago, Illinois.
Pastor Yonker is an avid coffee drinker, lover of stories and storytelling and thinks 60’s bubblegum music is the pinnacle of rock and roll music. He is married to his college sweetheart, Joanne, and is father to Becca (married to Tyler), Abby (Graduated last May from Texas Christian Univ.) and Josh (Sophomore at Valparaiso Univ.).
Echelons is a ministry organization that seeks to spread the Gospel of Christ through music and relational ministry. Lloyd Garrelts, Lowell Michelson, Todd Miller and John Simshauser have been involved in Christian music ministry for over ten years and have performed hundreds of concerts throughout the United States. They looking forward to getting to know you!
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