Reload Urban Youth Worker Conference
Saturday, April 5, 2014*
8:30 am–4:30 pm
North Park University Gymnasium
3225 West Foster Avenue, Chicago
Reload is a training conference serving over 300 urban youth workers from Chicagoland and the Midwest region. Join youth pastors, senior pastors, volunteers, teachers, parents, grandparents, nonprofit staff, social workers, foster parents, teenagers—and many others serving in urban youth ministry at this event designed to refresh, renew, empower, and equip.
*Attend an optional pre-conference intensive workshop, "Should Christians Act Like Crips: Innovative Approaches for Urban Youth Ministry & Evangelism," taught by Romal Tune on Friday, April 4, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration cost is $35.
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Interested in serving with the Reload Team?
Click here to contact us. Please provide name, what ministry you are affiliated with, and how you are interested in serving. Someone will contact you with available opportunities.
Pre-register by April 1, 2014, for just $25. Registration is also available at the door on the day of the event.
Our mainstage will feature Phil Jackson, pastor of a hip hop congregation in Chicago's Lawndale community, and Justine Conley, a consultant with years of experience working with youth in urban settings.
Schedule and Workshops
Reload workshops are led by experts in the field and will provide you with resources and ideas to implement in your own youth ministry context.
2014 Reload Urban Youth Worker Awards
It's the 10th anniversary of Chicago Reload. And, in the spirit of celebration, we're honoring urban youth workers who are making a difference in their communities. Learn more about these special awards and how you can nominate a youth worker.