What Is Summit

A two day conference designed to ENCOURAGE, EQUIP & CELEBRATE Youth Ministry staff and volunteers.


randy carter

Randy Carter has a passion for student ministry. His unique blend of humor and direct approach to truth allows him to captivate the listener and drive home the truth in a relevant and meaningful way.

Since July 1994 he has been involved as an itinerant youth speaker and a youth ministry consultant with Straight Talk Ministries.

Randy Carter
Youth Ministry Consultant with Straight Talk Ministries
ryan mcdermott

Ryan has over 11 years of experience serving students in the local church. Currently, he serves as the Director of Students & Young Adults at Christ Fellowship Church; a non-denominational multi-site church with 8 locations across South Florida.

Ryan Mcdermott
Director of Students & Young Adults, Christ Fellowship Church
ken castor

As a veteran youth pastor, Ken Castor is excellent with a nerf gun and is addicted to caffeine. He teaches Youth Ministry at Crown College in Minnesota, speaks across the nation and has a doctorate focusing on passing faith and leadership through the generations. He is the Blue Letters Editor of the award-winning Jesus-Centered Bible and has authored several books like Grow Down and Make a Difference.

Ken Castor
Youth Ministry Teacher at Crown College

More speakers coming soon . . .


May 3, 2019

6:00 pm: Registration Opens


7:30 pm: Session One


8:30 pm: Break


8:45 pm: Session Two


9:45 pm: Dismissed

May 4, 2019

8:00 am: Registration


9:00 am: Session Three


10:20 am: Break


10:45 am: Session Four


12:00 pm: Lunch Provided


1:00 pm: Breakout Sessions A


2:10 pm: Breakout Sessions B


3:30 pm: Session Five


4:30 pm: Dismissed


Sessions coming soon!

Registration Now Open

We look forward to seeing you at the Summit.

May 3-4, 2019

YMS 2019 will be hosted at Heritage Bible College in Cambridge ON at 175 Holiday Inn Dr.

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$50 per person, max $500 per ministry!

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