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Held on the campus of Anderson University, CIY Believe brings together about 1000 participants from churches all over the state and beyond. With high-energy and meaningful worship, students are led to honor and adore their Heavenly Father. Through incredible speakers, students will be inspired, encouraged, and challenged to take another step in their faith. Through the fun experience of the weekend together, students will deepen their friendships with one another as their adult spiritual mentor leads and invests in them throughout the weekend.
Cost: $100 (Plus 2 fast food meals).
Drop off: April 5 at BDCC main entrance @ 4 p.m.
Pick up: April 6 at BDCC main entrance @ 5:30 p.m.
The cost will include the event, hotel with breakfast (3 to 4 students per room with an adult) and transportation. Students will need to bring cash for 2 fast food meals.
Q. What kind of supervision will there be on the trip?
We take adult leaders who have been thoroughly vetted and completed background checks. Ratios are no more than 1:5.
Q. How do you keep track of each student?
Students are assigned to a room/group with a leader who is responsible for them. Attendance is also accounted for every time the group goes to a worship session.
Q. What type of transportation do you use?
We take the church van and bus. All drivers have completed vehicle background checks.
Q. How do you determine rooming assignments?
During the registration process, you will express roommate preferences. Our goal is for every student to be in a room with at least one friend.
Q. What do students need to bring on the trip?
Once registered, the trip coordinator will send you pertinent information as the trip gets closer, including any packing instructions.
Q. do I need to pay registration costs all at once?
A deposit of $60 is due by March 3 and then the remaining balance will be due by March 31st.
The theme at Believe this year is I AM.
You aren’t random. You were created as a masterpiece. Even when you don’t feel like it, you’re still unique. And you, as a masterpiece, were made by an incredible Master.
The idea of identity is a universal struggle. Every generation wrestles with it. Jr. high students sit at a pivotal moment in their lives where they are constantly asking the question “Who am I?” A student can’t truly know who they are until they know who God is. And this year CIY’s Believe tour will help Jr. high students understand what it means to find their identity in God.
There are hundreds of “I Am” statements in the Bible, but Believe will focus on four key phrases during the 2018-19 tour that will be a foundation for Jr. high students to have deeper conversations about identity: “I am God’s masterpiece,” “I am God’s child,” “I am the church” and “I am a Kingdom worker.”
Your identity is not found in what you do, but who you are. And God has made you who you are.
Who Am I? … I am who God says I am.