The Calling: 2013 | South Portland, ME

The Calling is an annual conference for both student and adult leaders looking to serve and be equipped to lead youth where ever they are in their walk with Christ. Check out our previous conferences here.


This year, our theme will be Restoring the Broken; we’ll be seeing how the message of the gospel works to heal our relationships and change us from the inside out. Nathan Morgan Locke (author of Christianity Explored’s Soul DVD) will be leading our main session and a few breakouts as we explore this concept together along with how it works in our ministries.

We would encourage you to bring your fellow youth leaders as well as the parents of your students and students who have potential for leadership to train and grow them together towards a greater love of Christ and His Word.

When: Saturday, April 13, 2013 (see the schedule, below).

Cost: $10 per person; $8 per person for groups of 10 or more (Please fill out the registration form below the schedule). And if at this point you are wondering, “What’s in it for me?” Here is your answer.

Where: First Baptist Church in South Portland, ME (view map here)

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Schedule of the Day:

  • 09:00 (AM) | Registration/Check-In
  • 09:30 | Welcome/Opening Worship
  • 09:50 | Main Session: The Restored Image of God
  • 10:40 | Break
  • 11:00 | Breakout Session #1
    1. Broken Families: The Church as the Restored Family of God (Darren Livie)
    2. The Idolatry of Culture: How the Gospel Dismantles the Subtle Lies of our Media and World (Mike Shorey)
    3. Leading a Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry in a Tradition-Driven Church (Nathan Morgan Locke)
  • 12:00 (PM) | Lunch Break: Maps will be provided for finding local restaurants
  • 01:15 | Breakout Session #2
    1. Restoring the Sexually Broken: What Christ has to Say to the Longing Heart (Nathan Rockafellow)
    2. Relational Discipleship (Nathan Morgan Locke)
    3. Adopting New Methods Without Changing the Mission (Mark Gedicks)
  • 02:15 | Break
  • 02:30 | Music and Gathering
  • 02:45 | Closing Q&A with Speakers from the day
  • 03:30 | End
  • 04:00 | Closing Breakout Session with Nathan Morgan Locke: Servant Leadership (for those not ready to leave)

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