Campus Ministries

Youth Group Events

SonFest
Sonfest

October 4, 2014
This year, join 5000+ of your closest friends and rock out with Thousand Foot Krutch, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Andy Mineo, Wolves at the Gate, Plumb, Capital Kings, and many more! Plus, inflatable games, food trucks, giveaways, and more. Read More

MSO: Middle School Only
Middle School Only

April 24-25, 2015
Guaranteed to be the easiest middle school lock-in you'll ever do. Youth workers can choose to snooze in their own apartment during the wee hours of the morning while our staff gives your 6-8th graders an action-packed, fun-filled overnight experience they won't forget! Tickets must be purchased for this event. Read More

Slam Dunks and Slices
Slam Dunks and Slices

January 24, 2015 | February 7, 2015
Watch the Cougars shoot some hoops, eat "gourmet" pizza, and win giveaways - all for FREE! Register your entire youth group for one of the dates above. Read More

MVNYou Visit Days
MVNYou Visit Days

September 29, 2014 | October 13, 2014 | November 10, 2014 | January 19, 2015 | February 16, 2015 | April 20, 2015 (Juniors) | STEM September 27, 2014
Designed especially for juniors and seniors trying to decide which college is the best fit, MVNYou Day helps students (and parents!) get the answers to their questions while giving them a glimpse into the MVNU Experience. Read More

Breakaway
Breakaway 2013

April 9-10, 2015
Want your students to experience a day in the life of a Christian college campus? Applied and accepted fall 2013 students spend 24-hours in the shoes of an MVNU student for only $35. Stay in the dorms, attend class, eat in the cafeteria, worship in chapel, and meet future classmates and roomies. Read More

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Other Resources

Training for 10
Training for 10

This training event is priced and planned for you to bring your youth ministry leadership team (whether there's more than 10, less than 10 or exactly 10!!) for a day of interactive training! We want you to bring your youth ministry team if possible, so start planning now! Space limited to first 120 participants. Read More

Youth Leader Network Day
Youth Ministry Consultants

May 7, 2015 - Each spring we offer an opportunity for youth leaders to share resources, network with other regional leaders, and hear from an expert in the field. These day-long seminars are a must for those who strive to keep their ministry relevant and engaging. Our speaker will be Steve Argue.

Steve is the life development director at Mars Hill Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been involved in youth ministry for over sixteen years as a youth pastor, instructor, speaker, and writer. Steve also teaches adjunct seminary courses on youth ministry. An avid FYI collaborator, Steve was part of our 2010 Sticky Faith Learning Cohort and is now one of our cohort church coaches. Steve earned his Masters of Divinity degree from Trinity International University and is currently working on his PhD in Higher Adult and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University.

Youth Ministry Consultants
Youth Ministry Consultants

New to youth ministry? Exploring unfamiliar territory? Do you just need another youth pastor to talk to.or bounce ideas off of? We have more than 100 years of youth ministry experience on campus! Whether it's one-on-one consulting, training of your youth ministry staff, or educating parents of teens, one of the youth ministry veterans at MVNU can help!

Traveling Music Groups
Traveling Music Groups

Music Groups Youth band? Check. Praise and worship team? Check. Sixty-voice choir? Check. Accordion ensemble? Not so much. Our traveling music groups have a wide range of styles that fit almost anything from a traditional church service to a youth outreach event. Read More

Youth Ministry Speakers' Bureau
Youth Ministry Speakers' Bureau

Dude, I know. It's tough to find a decent speaker for your youth event. With more than 10 youth speakers and former youth pastors on campus, we'll hook you up!

Retreat Center
Retreat Center

Everything you're looking for in your next retreat, camp, or youth event. With residence halls, recreation facilities, modern meeting spaces in a variety of sizes, a natural setting on the Kokosing River, and a location close to outdoor attractions, MVNU is the perfect fit.

Ministry Candidates and Interns
Ministry Candidates and Interns

OK, so some of you are looking to hire a youth pastor. We've got some of the best candidates graduating this spring. And, youth leaders, you could use a little help this summer, right? Hire an MVNU student intern!