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Commonly Asked Questions: 

What is the Fall Conference? 

The Fall Conference is a weekend retreat full of biblical teaching, worship, prayer, and fellowship. This year, Pastor Bill Young will be our guest speaker. The retreat is designed to provide opportunities for students and young adults to spend time together away from campus and find answers to big questions about God at a crucial time in life. 

What is the conference like?

The Fall Conference is designed to be a refreshing and laid-back weekend to spend time with friends and hear from God. Five teaching times are divided throughout the weekend so that attendees can take breaks and enjoy activities and fellowship. There will be bonfires in the evenings as well as sand volleyball and a Saturday flag football tournament. For more details on the weekend, please see the schedule page.  

Who is the speaker at the Fall Conference?

Pastor Bill Young of The Rock Church in Salt Lake City, Utah will be our guest speaker this year. Bill has a burning passion to reach people for Jesus Christ and has been a leader with Great Commission Association of Churches for over 20 years, becoming a full-time pastor in 1992. He and his wife, Mary, have four boys. Bill loves sports, woodworking, and he reportedly can down large quantities of lobster.

When and where is the Fall Conference?

This year’s Fall Conference is September 16-18, 2016. The conference will be held at Jordan Park Camp in West Des Moines, Iowa. Free parking is available on the Jordan Park grounds. 

What is Campus Fellowship?

The conference is hosted by Campus Fellowship, a student organization at Drake University sponsored by Walnut Creek Church. Campus Fellowship is a Christ-centered, gospel focused, and service minded family of believers. Walnut Creek also sponsors Campus Fellowship student groups at DMACC and other area campuses.

Who can I talk to if I have a specific question about the Fall Conference?

If you have other questions, please email