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Next Gen Youth Conference 2018 is a fun and Christ-centered weekend conference for students (grades 7-12th) and their youth leaders. Our goal is to connect students from different churches and to assist church leaders in training the next generation for a lifetime of ministry.

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Place: Westchester Bible Church
Dates: April 20th – 21st
Times: Friday 6:30pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 9am – 3pm
Cost: $10 or $5 for one day – This includes dessert on Friday and lunch on Saturday. If traveling, groups must provide other meals and a place to stay Friday night.
Speaker: Jezekiel Van Der Decker

Jezekiel began training full time in 2017 to become a missionary with Ethnos360 (Founded in 1942 as New Tribes Mission). Before that he served as Youth Group Leader and Junior-High Sunday School teacher in his home Church (Immanuel Bible Church) in Chelsea, MI. Jezekiel received his Associates Degree in Biblical Studies at New Tribes Bible Institute in Jackson, MI. He is passionate to see the youth of our generation embrace their faith in Christ and be equipped and challenged to serve Him wholeheartedly, to love Him more deeply, and to make His glory known to the ends of the earth.








You may pay at the registration table when you arrive.


  • Preaching
  • Worship Music
  • Ministry Training Areas
  • Games
  • Saturday Lunch
  • Breakout Sessions

Ministry Training Areas (MTA’s) is your opportunity to prepare an artistic or scholarly ministry presentation and have it evaluated by a panel of people who have experience in that area of ministry. The evaluators will take time to listen to you present your event and then will give you constructive help to assist you in making your presentation the very best it can be for the glory of God!

Options for participation:
Gospel Illusion
Chalk Art
Preaching (Men)
Bible Story Teaching

IFCA Next Gen uses the same evaluation forms for these events as the IFCA National Youth Convention.
Please visit the Convention Forms page on the National IFCA Youth Website for entry details, rules and the evaluation form for each event.

Registrations Deadline is April 13.

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MTA Registration