RYC Theme

2018 Theme & Scripture: Free To Forgive

“Get rid of all bitterness, passion, and anger. No more shouting or insults, no more hateful feelings of any sort. Instead, be kind and tender-hearted to one another, and forgive one another, as God has forgiven you through Christ.”  – Ephesians 4: 31-32

March 2-4, 2018

A Church of the Brethren conference for high school youth, youth advisors and college students from Northern Plains, Southern Plains, Western Plains and Missouri/Arkansas Districts!

YouTube Video Announcements

RYC 2018 Main Speaker Announcement

Special Guest


Shawn Flory Replogle

Registration Information

Registration opens January 1, 2018!  

Register online here 

Youth, Youth Advisor, Agency Representatives fee:
$75 includes t-shirt
*does not include dinner on Friday night. Dinner is available for $4.50 in the McPherson College cafeteria from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.

College Student fee:
$40 includes t-shirt PLUS you sign up when you arrive at registration assist with various activities throughout weekend

In addition to completing the online registration, please complete and return the Assumption of Risk Agreement and Release, the Covenant, and your registration fee (checks payable to McPherson College RYC) to:

McPherson College
Attn: Jamie Pjesky
1600 Euclid
McPherson, KS  67460

Regional Youth Conference will begin on March 2 from 6:30-7:30 pm in The Pound (basement of Hoffman Student Union). Please remember that Friday night dinner is NOT included in registration fee.  Friday night dinner is optional and available for $4.50 cash in the Hoffman Student Union from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.  Use this McPherson College map as a guide.

Tentative Schedule

Friday, March 2

  • 5:00-6:30 Optional Dinner available in Hoffman Student Union
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTRATION IN THE POUND
  • 7:30 p.m. Gathering and Welcome!
  • 8:00 p.m. Session #1
  • 9:30 p.m. Small Groups
  • 10:30  p.m. Games!
  • Midnight   Bed time

Saturday, March 3

  • 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. Worship
  • 9:00  a.m. Session #2
  • 10:00 a.m. Small Groups
  • 11:00 a.m. Games
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Workshop #1
  • 2:00 p.m. Workshop #2
  • 3:00 p.m. Announcements from our partners!
  • 3:30 p.m. Games, games, games!
  • 5:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:00 p.m. Session #3
  • 7:00 p.m. Small Groups
  • 7:45 p.m. Break
  • 8:00 p.m. Evening activity
  • 10:00 p.m. Late night activities
  • Midnight Bed time

Sunday, March 4

  • 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Games
  • 10:00 a.m. Worship
  • 11:30 a.m. Evaluations and Closing
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch and Departure

What to bring: bedding (you will be sleeping on the floor, so feel free to bring an air mattress!), toiletries, towel, clothes, tennis shoes if you plan to play Ultimate or other various games, jacket and gloves as it tends to still be chilly at night, instrument if you’d like to join in, Bible.

Questions? Contact Jamie Pjesky at pjeskyj@mcpherson.edu.