Get fresh perspective on leadership from seasoned ministry leaders.
Tap into the expertise of leading professionals from various industries and backgrounds.
Connect with 400 mentors and plug into a national network of youth ministry workers.
Equip yourself with free resources and tools from Kingdom brands – books, apps and more!
Hear about the global trends in youth ministry and get specific frameworks for mentoring.
Scale the mentoring experience for you and your youth by coming together as a group.
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St. Paul’s School
Regional Representative for India & the Middle East
Kolkata Christian Fellowship
VP - Corporate Learning
Reliance Industries Ltd
Lead - Creative Direction
Reliance Industries Ltd
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Hi-Path Organisation Consultancy Services
Mount Carmel School
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Trans World Radio
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Youth Ministry Leader
Professor - Physiology
Christian Medical College, Vellore
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NISCORT Media College
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Trans World Radio
Christian Sports Fellowship
Associate Director -
Church Relations & Interfaith Engagement
World Vision India
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World Vision India
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Justice & Hope
Justice & Hope
Doctoral Scholar - Clinical Psychology
Biola University, USA
The 3-day summit will take place at Karunya University in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
Special shuttle buses will be provided to the venue from the airport, train station and bus stand.
The fee is INR 1,500 for mentors. For the youth, it is INR 1,500 for students and INR 2,500 for working professionals.
All attendees will be provided food and lodging at the venue for the duration of the 3-day summit.
The Youth Leaders Summit 2019 is a 3-day national summit designed to help Christian youth better understand their purpose in life, identify their inherent qualities, get guidance on ministry and career options, and be equipped with relevant tools and resources to fulfil their Kingdom purpose.
Apart from helping the youth identify their purpose, the summit is a great platform for them to network with fellow youth from all over the country. There will also be sessions and opportunities for the youth to pursue ministry and secular careers with our event partners.
Mentors will not only benefit from having their youth empowered for leadership, but will also learn how to better engage and disciple their youth to become effective leaders. At the summit, mentors will be plugged into a national network of youth ministry workers and learn the best practices and global trends in youth ministry.
Mentors will also be equipped with complementary tools and resources from our event partners to help them lead their youth better.
The youth we’d like to see at the summit are students and working professionals who are between 15 and 25 years of age.
Mentors are pastors, youth leaders, prayer group leaders or corporate fellowship leaders who are currently discipling youth in their church, fellowship, bible study or prayer group.
The summit has a three-fold focus – potential, passion, and purpose – with the sessions for each day being structured around each theme. This focus is geared towards enabling the youth to discover their purpose, identify their passion and unleash their potential for greater Kingdom impact.
The 3-day summit will be packed with a variety of keynote sessions, breakout sessions and small group discussions that will tie in with the theme of the day. Praise and worship sessions and cultural programs will enhance the communal experience.
Additionally, there will be Kingdom brands who will be offering services and resources at the summit. This mix of activities and participants will encourage varied interactions and collaborations with fellow participants from across the country.
Before attending the summit, we encourage our young attendees to take the SHAPE test and bring a printout of the results. The SHAPE test is a tool that will help the youth discover their purpose in life. At the summit, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the results and what they mean.
Yes, registration for this summit is limited to 2,000 Christian youth and 400 mentors from all over India.
Registration for this summit is open to both mentors and youth (between the ages of 15 and 25). While mentors can invite up to five millennials (youth) to attend this summit as a team, interested youth can apply on their own as well.
Yes, it is necessary for mentors to attend the summit with the youth in their group. This is to ensure that teachings at the summit have a lasting impact.
Yes, a youth can participate in the summit even without a mentor.
Yes, mentors can register directly. However, we will need to verify them through a call or in person (through our networks).
Unfortunately, spot registrations will not be entertained at the summit. We encourage you to register ahead of the summit to secure your seat.
For mentors, the registration fee is 1,500 INR. For the youth, the registration fee is 1,500 INR for students and 2,500 INR for working professionals.
The registration fee covers food and accommodation for the 3-day summit. It also covers local transportation (special buses) between the venue and the airport, train station and bus stand from June 10 (1 p.m. onwards) to June 13.
The registration fee does not cover food for participants arriving before June 11 and departing after June 13.
Yes, all applicants are required to make an online payment while registering for the summit.
The Karunya University Campus is 27 kms away from the railway station (Coimbatore Junction) and 38 kms away from the Coimbatore International Airport.
Transportation will be provided only from the train station to the venue. Special buses will ply from Coimbatore Junction to Karunya University starting from June 10 (4 p.m. onwards) till June 11 (7 a.m.). Buses will shuttle between the pick-up point and venue every 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Post-summit transportation will also be provided from the venue to the train station. There will be buses plying from Karunya University to Coimbatore Junction starting from June 13 (5 p.m. onwards) till June 14 (7 a.m.).
Yes, local buses – 59, 59c and 14E – commute between the Coimbatore (Gandhipuram & Townhall) bus stands and Karunya University every 30–40 minutes.
The bus timings for Coimbatore (Gandhipuram) to Karunya are as follows:
5:50 a.m., 6:10 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:10 a.m., 8:15 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
These are the bus timings for Coimbatore (Townhall) to Karunya:
9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
All summit attendees will be provided food from June 11 (morning) to June 13 (evening). Attendees arriving early and departing late will be required to arrange for their own food for the additional day they stay.
Yes, local transportation will be provided from the airport and train/bus station to the venue. Special buses will be organised on June 10 (1 p.m. onwards) and June 11 (early morning) from the airport, railway station and Gandhipuram bus stop. Buses will shuttle between the venue and pick-up points every 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Basic bedding will be provided, but all attendees need to bring their own bedsheets, pillows, towels, toiletries and water bottles.
Accommodation will be provided from June 11 (morning) to June 13 (evening). However, those travelling long distance by train can be accommodated a day early or a day later based on the need.
Yes! We’re excited to introduce the YLS app, which will ensure that all summit attendees stay connected with each other and also receive updates.
Yes, there will be follow-ups via e-mails, curriculum and the YLS app as well as through the participating mentors.