OKYM Forum

Our Purpose

Forum is a two-day youth ministry training conference open to youth leaders serving in any role in their church.

Forum Provides

Challenge

Receive encouragement for life and ministry through corporate worship and the teaching of the word of God.

Community

Connect with others to pray, support, and equip

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Conversation

Receive practical helps for youth ministry

Collaboration

Exchange ideas to sharpen one another. We are each other’s best resource.

Who is Forum For?

Anyone serving in youth ministry in the local church! Forum provides general sessions and topical breakouts for full-time, bi-vocational, or volunteer youth ministers, youth ministers’ spouses, volunteer workers/interns, or youth worker teams.

The OKYMFourm is open to all youth workers, not just church staff.

Schedule Example

November 18

9:30 am                       Doors Open // Registration
                                     (Jordan Welcome Center)
10:30 am                     Mega-breakout 1
11:15 am                     Break
11:30 am                     Mega-breakout 2
12:30 pm                     Lunch
1:30 pm                       Doors Open // Late Arrival Registration
                                     (Jordan Welcome Center)
2:30 pm                       Breakout 1
3:15 pm                       Break & Transition
4:00 pm                       Breakout 2
4:45 pm                       Break & Transition
5:00 pm                       Breakout 3
5:45 pm                       Dinner
7:30 pm                       Main Session 1 (No Exhibits Open)
9:00 pm                       Late night options available

November 19

7:30-8:45                    Breakfast
8:00 am                       Doors Open
9:30 am                       Collaboration
10:30 am                     Break
11:15 am                     Breakout 4
12:00 pm                     Lunch
1:00 pm                       Breakout 5
1:45 pm                       Break
2:00 pm                       Team Breakout (Debrief)
2:30 pm                       Final Main Session (No Exhibits Open)
3:30 pm                       Dismiss

Registration

Pricing and Registration Coming Soon!

Pricing below is an example and may or may not be the final pricing for Forum 2023.

Early Bird – July 20 – October 15

$110 Full time Attendee attending both days (Full Time or Part Time Lead Youth Pastor/Paid Youth Staffer/Pastor)

$65 Full time Attendee/Spouse attending both days (Spouse or Youth Volunteer)

Regular – October 16 – November 7

$120 Full time Attendee attending both days (Full Time or Part Time Lead Youth Pastor/Paid Youth Staffer/Pastor)

$75 Full time Attendee / Spouse attending both days (Spouse or Youth Volunteer)

Late – November 8 – November 18

$130 Full time Attendee attending both days (Full Time or Part Time Lead Youth Pastor/Paid Youth Staffer/Pastor)

$85 Full time Attendee / Spouse attending both days (Spouse or Youth Volunteer)

Lodging Options:

  1. $75 Hotel room at Falls Creek Conference Center
  2. Cabin at Falls Creek Conference Center (need to communicate rental agreements with cabin owners)
  3. Finding own hotel outside of Falls Creek Conference Center

If you decide to rent a cabin from another church, please contact cabin owner and Falls Creek Conference Centers for renters’ agreements.

*No Refunds*