April 26-27, 2019. High schoolers and their youth leaders are encouraged to attend this youth event held at Bethel OPC in Wheaton, Illinois. Plan to arrive on Friday between 7-8 PM and expect to be done on Saturday at 2:30 PM.

This overnight youth rally will be full of Fun, Fellowship, Food and Friendship.

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Card and board games on Friday during and after registration. Later that evening there’s Cocoa and Campfire. Saturday’s plan includes the Mega Game from 10:30 AM until noon.

FELLOWSHIP: There’s plenty of time to hang with old friends from sister churches as well as your own. You’ll be staying overnight at the Bethel church building, so bring your sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush and comb!

FOOD: Wake up hungry on Saturday morning ready to face the 8:30 AM mountain of pancakes along with a variety of other hot foods. But be sure to leave some room for lunch served at high noon.

Rev. Dan Adams is Associate Pastor to Youth and Young Adults at Redeemer OPC in Ada, Michigan

FRIENDSHIP: The Rev. Dan Adams will lead three talks on Friendship:

  • The High Calling of Friendship
  • The Hard Challenge of Friendship
  • The Holy Cultivation of Friendship

And an extra one for the youth leaders:

  • The Priority of Friendships in Youth Ministry



Register: Visit The-Spring-Thing.eventbrite.comRegistrations close on Saturday, April 6. Registrations extended through Saturday, April 20!

Cost: A single student is $20 ∙ A full set of siblings is $40

Release: Please print, fill out and have parents sign this form: Bethel Presbyterian Church Medical & Liability Release. Forms must be received prior to arrival. You may either scan and email completed forms to Charles Williams at flanneljustice@gmail.com, or send them through the U.S. Mail to Charles Williams, 1401 S. Naperville Rd., Wheaton, IL 60189-6421.

Leaders: Youth leaders 21 and over are free! Stay the night or come Saturday for the special session at noon.

Book Sales: Bring a few dollars with you in case you’d like to buy Made for Friendship a book by Drew Hunter. The youth committee is subsidizing some of the book’s cost, so it will be available to you at a very deep discount.



Got Questions?

About the Event: Charles William ∙ 904-400-4255 ∙ flanneljustice@gmail.com

About Registering: Casey Bessette ∙ 779-279-4970 ∙ casey.bessette@gmail.com