• Higher   Call  Youth   Conference

    April 6-8, 2016

What People are Saying

"Thank you for the conservative music, and servant's heart portrayed at the conference."
—Pastor from California

"The conference was an awesome experience. The care for the students and the passionate preaching make the difference."
—Parent from North Carolina

Conference Speakers

Pastor Paul Chappell

Paul Chappell

Dr. Paul Chappell is the senior pastor of Lancaster Baptist Church and the founder and president of West Coast Baptist College

Dr. John Goetsch

John Goetsch

Dr. John Goetsch is the Executive Vice President of West Coast Baptist College and has served Christ as an evangelist for more than 40 years.

Kurt Skelly

Kurt Skelly

Kurt Skelly is the pastor of Harvest Baptist Church in Natrona Heights, PA, and is a powerful and engaging youth speaker

Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Dean Miller is a powerful preacher and the pastor of Central Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dr. Jim Schettler

Jim Schettler

Dr. Jim Schettler is the Vice President of Student Affairs at West Coast Baptist College.

Joe Brown

Joe Brown

Pastor Joe Brown is a dynamic pastor and youth speaker from Washington, Iowa.

 
Larry Chappell

Larry Chappell

Larry Chappell is the Student Ministries leader of Lancaster Baptist Church.

 
Wednesday,
April 6

Conference Begins

  • 12:00 PM | Registration
  • 6:30 PM | Doors Open
  • 7:00 PM | Evening Service
  • 9:00 PM | Pizza
Thursday,
April 7

Sessions and Six Flags

  • 7:00 AM | Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM | Morning Service
  • 9:15 AM | General Sessions
  • 10:00 AM | Six Flags
    (lunch-to-go provided)
  • 7:30 PM | Doors Open
  • 8:00 PM | Evening Service
Friday,
April 8

Conclusion

  • 7:00 AM | Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM | Morning Service
  • 9:15 AM | General Sessions
  • 10:30 AM | Closing Service
  • 12:15 PM | Lunch & Dismissal

Registration

Registration is $75 per person before March 1 and $85 thereafter. (Groups who begin their registration prior to March 1 will receive the lower registration rate. Payments and final counts can be submitted after March 1 and are not completely due until April 6.) Registration includes all services and sessions, admission to Six Flags and all meals listed in the above schedule. If you prefer not to attend the Six Flags activity, you can register for $60 before March 1 and $70 thereafter. Online registration will open in August 2015. Preferred conference seating is provided on a first come first serve basis assigned by date registered.

Lodging

Lodging is not included in the cost of registration. However, WCBC works with several local hotels to provide you with quality options. Find those options here.

Dress

Girls should wear modest, loose fitting, knee-length shorts or culottes or knee-length skirts for morning sessions and afternoon activities; knee-length skirts or dresses for evening services; no tight-fitting or low-cut clothing is permitted. Guys should wear modest jeans or casual pants for the morning sessions and afternoon activities; T-shirts that advertise worldly items or lifestyles should not be worn; nice casual pants and collared shirts should be worn for evening services.

What to Bring

Bring clothing for three days of exciting activities and preaching services, your Bible, a pen, bath articles, some spending money, a soft heart, and a good attitude.

Youth LeadersTraining and fellowship for Youth Leaders

Youth Leaders Resource is a special training time for all youth leaders who attend the West Coast Baptist Youth Conference. All youth leaders are invited to enjoy breakout sessions with Dr. Paul Chappell, Dr. Jim Schettler, Pastor Kurt Skelly, and Larry Chappell. These sessions include a resource notebook with session outlines, refreshments, and a gift from Pastor Chappell.

Schedule for Youth Leaders Resource mirrors the conference schedule above for meals, sessions, and services.