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Ten years ago, CBFVA began offering events for students. Since then, CBFVA has offered 23 Mission Madness events, eight Fall Retreats and three Call Weekends. As our council continues to discern what God calls us to do, the dream of the Summit began.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” During the MLK weekend of 2020, CBFVA with host The Summit. This Spiritual Formation Conference for students (6-12 grade) will center on King’s famous quote by asking the question “what does it mean to be “Connected?”

 

The Summit will take place in Charlottesville, a place that just a couple of months ago was Ground Zero for injustice in the form of racism. What does God have to say about injustice? What does God say our role is in helping stop injustice?

Our Speaker:

A native of Jones, Oklahoma, Timothy attended Adrian College where he received his B.A. in Religious Studies before earning his Master of Divinity degree from Yale University School of Divinity. Prior to his current role as Senior Minister at Emerywood Baptist Church here in High Point, Timothy has served churches in Michigan, Connecticut, and Texas. When he’s not chasing around his horse-size dog, Frankie, you can find him searching for the best pie with is finance Valerie Lott.

Friday, January 17-Sunday, January 19

University Baptist Church

Charlottesville, VA

Cost: $125 per student

 

Cost includes hotel rooms (4 per room), all meals, program costs, worship leadership, two different “activities” and a t-shirt. If you want to commute, the cost for the event is $65 per student.

 

Our event Speaker is Timothy Peoples, Pastor of Emorywood Baptist Church in High Point, North Carolina.

 

Registration for this event will open May 1st and run through Dec. 1st. We will close registration for this event at 400 participants.