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YES – Youth Evangelism Summit

February 3 - February 4

YES! is a weekend conference to inspire and equip churches and their student ministries to be on mission for God. 

Students and their leaders will be challenged to know the GOSPEL, be a person of INFLUENCE in their culture, and GO into their communities and schools to reach people with the hope found in Christ. YES! will have both engaging worship and practical breakouts led by student ministry leaders across the state.

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Middle and high school students and their church leaders


February 3-4, 2023


$10 per person

*Use code PAYATDOOR to pay later


Parkway Baptist Church
Bardstown, Ky.


Garrett Wagoner




Developing a Quiet Time
​Learn healthy habits and good practices in building a daily quiet time with God.  
Sharing the Gospel
​Learn how to use the 3-circles strategy to share the gospel with another person.  
Leading through the Worship Band
​Whether you are a vocalist, instrumentalist, or tech person, learn how to use your worship band to proclaim the gospel.  
Being Sure of my Faith (Middle School Only)
​How can you know with certainty that you are saved – despite all that may have happened in your life.  Learn the truth of what the Bible says about our salvation in Christ. 
Giving Evangelistic Messages (Adult Leaders Only)
​Leading Bible studies, facilitating devotions, and preaching messages should all point to Christ and draw a net for the gospel.  Learn how to be evangelistic in all your teaching ministry.  
Developing Spiritual Disciplines
​Learn daily habits and exercises that create strong spiritual muscles and maturity in your faith.
Gender and Sexuality
​Learn how we love and care for people in a culture that has blurred lines on identity.
​The Gospel and Social Media
​Learn to be an effective witness for Christ on the largest mission field in history, without offending those we desire to reach.
Preparing for College (Juniors and Seniors Only)
​Learn to navigate a successful transition to the college campus through developing the right relationships now and on arrival.  
A Beginners Guide to Counseling ​(Adult Leaders Only)
​All Student Ministry volunteers find themselves in the role of counselor and guide.  Learn basic principles and avoid harmful practices that lead your students well.

Gospel Conversations

​Learn how to share your faith story in a natural way of your everyday conversations.
​Apologetics 101
​Learn the beginning steps of how to make reasoned arguments for your faith in Christ to an unbelieving world.  
​Apologetics Next Level
​Learn to apply your understanding of apologetics to lead skeptic listeners to embrace the gospel.  This breakout is for those with a previous study in apologetics.  
​Called to Ministry and Missions
​Do you believe you might be called to vocational ministry or missions?  Explore this call with others and understand what the Bible says about this call.  
Serving Schools and Reaching Students ​(Adult Leaders Only)
​Our local schools are the largest collection of lost teenagers in our country.  Learn how to partner and serve your local schools in order to reach students. 



6:00PM – Registration Opens
7:00PM – Session One
8:00PM – Break
8:15PM – Breakout One
9:15PM – Main Stage Worship Experience
​10:15PM – Church Group Time
10:45PM – Dismissal


8:30AM – Doors Open
9:00AM – Session Two
​10:00AM – Break
10:15AM – Breakout Two
11:15AM – Session Three
12:30PM – Dismissal

*Meals will not be provided, but snacks will be available for free.