NE – Omaha

Mar 8-10

Omaha Marriott

10220 Regency Circle

Omaha, NE 68114

EARLY BIRD Ends 1/8/2019
$95
STANDARD Ends 2/5/2019
$120
LATE Ends 3/9/2019
$145
Room Rate/Weekend
$258

Hotel

Omaha Marriott

10220 Regency Circle

Omaha, NE 68114

Hotel rooms can be purchased until 2/5/2019 (subject to availability).

This rate covers two nights and rooms sleep four people. When ordering your rooms, note that the gender of your attendees will affect the number of rooms you need.

Amenities:

  • Fridge in each room
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle

For special room requests, please contact your event director: Jennifer Miller.

Registration Info

Every person (youth and adult) attending must pay the Program Fee AND each group purchases housing according to the group’s needs.

Meals are not included in program costs.

 

In need of a scholarship? We want to give as many youth as possible the opportunity to experience the benefits Quake. Fill out an application here.

T-Shirt

Pick up your pre-ordered t-shirt at Quake. Diverge theme t-shirt will be $15 at Quake.

 

Event Speaker

Bill Yonker

Pastor Bill Yonker serves as the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois, a large suburban congregation with a large school.  He travels around the country between 18 to 20 weekends a year speaking at Christian conferences, retreats, high schools, middle schools and college campuses. This past year he has traveled to Denmark to keynote speak at an international Christian young person’s gathering. He also spends three or four weeks every 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, voracious reader, ardent fan of the Green Bay Packers and is enthralled with Frank Sinatra music and 60’s bubblegum music. He is married to Joanne, and is father to Becca (married to Tyler – graduated from St. Louis Univ. and is a nurse.), Abby (Graduated from Texas Christian Univ. is a full time writer for “The Every Girl” online magazine) and Josh (Senior at Valparaiso Univ.).

Musician

AGAPE*

AGAPE* (Dave Scherer) has inspired hundreds of thousands of people from Brooklyn to Bosnia with his relational ministry “Hip Hop Outreach”. Combining rapping, dancing, storytelling and his fluency in Spanish, AGAPE* connects with his listeners in a way that they really “get it”. He has recorded 10 albums and recently published a book entitled “Agap-ology”. Many young people saw him perform on the main stage of the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston. His ministry was also featured in an ABC documentary about people tackling food insecurity in America. These days you can find him at Luther Seminary where he works part-time as the Christian Public Leader coordinator. He is also a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory.

Quake Director

JENNIFER MILLER

Jennifer Miller discovered her love of youth ministry while traveling as a member of Captive Free, a music ministry team sponsored by Youth Encounter.  She then received a call to serve as an Event Director at Youth Encounter, where she remained for nineteen years, planning and managing weekend youth events. She feels blessed to now be working for Life Promotions and to be able to continue serving in the role of event planner as a Quake Coordinator. Jennifer works from her home near Fredericksburg, VA, where she lives with her husband, Todd, their two children and their dog. She enjoys traveling, watching movies, spending time in the sun, scrapbooking, all things Disney and spending time with her family!

Downloads

Quake Leader's Guide

Includes everything you need to know if you are a group leader!

Sample Schedule

A general overview of the weekend activities.

Housing Form

Please complete and bring to the Adult Leader meeting Friday night of Quake.

Event Media Kit

Promotion tools to help get your youth excited about your upcoming Quake event!