Higher Call Youth Conference

April 11-13, 2018

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.

Dean Miller

Dean Miller

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

Kurt Skelly

Kurt Skelly

Kurt Skelly is a frequent speaker at youth camps, conferences, and Bible colleges. He is a powerful and engaging youth speaker.

Dr. Jim Schettler

Jim Schettler

Dr. Jim Schettler is the Vice President and Dean of Men at West Coast Baptist College.

Larry Chappell

Larry Chappell

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

Dave Delaney

Dave Delaney

Dave Delaney is the pastor of First Baptist Church
in Long Beach, CA.


April 11

Conference Begins

  • 12:00 PM | Registration
  • 6:30 PM | Doors Open
  • 7:00 PM | Opening Service
  • 9:00 PM | Meal

April 12

Sessions and Six Flags

  • 7:00 AM | Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM | Drama and Message
  • 9:15 AM | General Sessions
  • 10:00 AM | Six Flags

    (lunch-to-go provided)
  • 7:30 PM | Doors Open
  • 8:00 PM | Evening Service

April 13


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


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 5.) 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. Preferred conference seating is provided on a first come first serve basis assigned by date registered.


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.


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.


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.


Training 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 and other conference speakers. 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.