The Young Preachers Festival & Conference



The Young Preachers Festival & Conference

July 20-23, 2016

Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City


Exploring Ministry?  Young Adult Youth Pastor? Young Clergy?

 The Arkansas Conference wants to to support you in your call to ministry by providing funds for you to attend the Young Preachers Festival and Conference, a 2-day event designed to encourage and equip the next generation of church leaders.

MORE GOOD NEWS! The United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas (UMFA) is providing scholarship funds for young adults over the age of 18 who are Arkansas Conference UM church members or engaged in campus ministry.

The scholarship covers your registration, meals, lodging, and travel from Little Rock; you pay only $25 to attend as a member of the Arkansas traveling group. The group will leave Little Rock July 20 and return July 23.

How to apply for the scholarship:

Go to and complete a brief online scholarship application. Once you are approved for the scholarship, you will receive an email with instructions about how to register for the festival and conference at the special scholarship rate. Contact Rev. Blake Bradford at the Center for Vitality at for questions.