Surrender Summit


SURRENDER SUMMIT* is a unique event designed for high school and college students who feel called into ministry. Hear from key leaders in ministry.

January 16-18, 2016 (MLK Day Weekend)

Great Wolf Lodge

 $65 with lodging and sessions / $15 for sessions only 


TENTATIVE 2016 Schedule


   1:00pm – Check in at Conference Center 

   1:30pm – Welcome and Orientation – Steve Maltempi

   1:45pm – Session 1 – BJ Penick

   2:45pm –  Break

   3:00pm –  Session 2 – Barry Creamer

   4:00pm – Break and check in to your room

   5:00pm –  Dinner on your own

   6:00pm –  Free time

   9:00pm –  Group time by ministry area – Pastor, Student Ministry, Missions,
                   Women’s Ministry, Worship

10:00pm -    Church group time



   8:00am –  Breakfast (on your own) on way to church or at Prestonwood

   9:00am – Attend Prestonwood Baptist Church Student Ministry and Main Worship

   12:00pm –  Lunch – At Prestonwood

   1:30pm –  Session 3 – David Wheeler

   3:00pm –  Break

   3:15pm –  Session 4 – Alvin Reid

   5:30pm –  Dinner on your own and Free time

   9:15pm –  Small group time



   8:00am –  Breakfast on your own

   8:30am –  Session 5 – Shane Pruitt

   9:30am – Wrap up and Closing – Steve Maltempi

  10:00am – Dismiss and Check out



How are you preparing students for lasting, effective ministry?

For all high-school and college students who have sensed a call from God on their lives for a vocation in ministry.  Youth ministry staff and volunteer youth workers are encouraged to attend.

SURRENDER (The Called Retreat) is a unique event designed for high school and college students who sense that God has called them into some type of vocational ministry.


  • GROUND students in their calling,
  • DEVELOP them as current and future ministers and
  • CONNECT them with peers and mentors in ministry.

Attendees will understand how to prayerfully evaluate God's will, prepare for difficult obstacles, develop a deep and abiding relationship with God, expect sacrifice, commit to unquestionable purity, and set a course toward faithful fulfillment of their purpose.

They will also have intimate connection groups led by ministry specialists in pastoring, student ministry, worship leading, children's ministry, church education, and missions.

For more information, contact Stefani Barron.

*Formerly the Called Retreat and the Remnant Retreat

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