Student Session Speaker

DonnyParrishWEBWe are very excited to announce that this year’s speaker is Donny Parish (Director of Lifeword). Donny Parrish serves Lifeword, an international ministry producing gospel programming in 40 languages and broadcasting to 121 countries, as their Executive Director. He is a creative, a writer and a producer of video and radio productions. He is also a popular conference and church speaker. Donny appears daily on Lifeword’s Day by Day program and radio show. He and his wife Datha have been married for 39 years. They have two daughters, Brittany, who lives with her Heavenly Father and Samantha, a teaching artist who lives in New York, New York.

Worship Leaders

SummerhillSummerhill, is a collective of musicians who call City Church in Conway Arkansas their home church. Their stated mission is to use music to help people experience Jesus. If you leave only talking about the band, we’ve done something wrong. We want to worship our God and King alongside of you as we continue to realize how much he loves us together.


Christian Illusionist, Jared Hall.
Jared Hall is one of the top touring illusionists in the country. Jared will keep you on the edge of your seat, unable to look away as he makes audience members float, escapes from a straight jacket or simply finds your chosen card.


Recreation this year will take place at St. Peter’s Rec Plex. We are renting the Pool, basketball courts and ice rink. Visit their website for more info:


The conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chesterfield.
16625 Swingley Ridge Road
Chesterfield, Missouri, 63017

You must register by December 1st to guarantee the special room rate. More information about registration can be found here.

Medical Release Forms

Each student must have a medical release form in case of accident or illness. Each church is responsible for collecting and keeping the medical releases for its students.

Conference T-Shirts

A conference t-shirt will be provided for all who register by December 1st. T-shirts will be handed out at the Alive registration table outside the ballroom of hotel between 3:00 and 6:45 on December 28, 2017.