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2:00 p.m.

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Swaziland Change Wars


Hyson Campus Center 


Human Trafficking

8:00 p.m.

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Cara Boyd - Senior Recital

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Thorne Performance Hall


Maddie Miller - Senior Recital

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Youth Leaders

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Youth Group Events

September 22, 2018
Join 5000+ of your closest friends and rock out with some of the best bands in contemporary Christian music! Plus Ride Nature skate park, food trucks, giveaways, and more. Read More

MSO: Middle School Only
April 13-14, 2018
Guaranteed to be the easiest middle school lock-in you'll ever do. Youth workers can choose to snooze in their own apartment during the wee hours of the morning while our staff gives your 6-8th graders an action-packed, fun-filled overnight experience they won't forget! Tickets must be purchased for this event. Read More

Slam Dunks and Slices
February 10, 2018
Watch the Cougars shoot some hoops, eat "gourmet" pizza, and win giveaways — all for FREE! Register your entire youth group for one of the dates above. Read More

MVNYou Visit Days
Oct. 2, 2017 | Nov. 13, 2017 | Jan. 15, 2018 | Feb. 19, 2018 | April 9 (Juniors) 
Designed especially for juniors and seniors trying to decide which college is the best fit, MVNYou Day helps students (and parents!) get the answers to their questions while giving them a glimpse into the MVNU Experience. Read More

March 22–March 23, 2018
Want your students to experience a day in the life of a Christian college campus? Applied and accepted fall 2016 students spend 24-hours in the shoes of an MVNU student for only $35. Stay in the dorms, attend class, eat in the cafeteria, worship in chapel, and meet future classmates and roomies. Read More

Training for 10

This annual training event is priced and planned for you to bring your youth ministry leadership team (whether there's more than 10, less than 10 or exactly 10!!) for a day of interactive training! We want you to bring your youth ministry team if possible, so start planning now! Space limited to first 120 participants. The 2018-2019 date will be announced this summer.

Youth Pastors Network Day

April 5, 2018

Each spring we offer an opportunity for youth leaders to share resources, network with other regional leaders, and hear from an expert in the field. These day-long seminars are a must for those who strive to keep their ministry relevant and engaging. More details and registration form upcoming.

  • Speaker: Jason Hoffer
  • Date: April 5th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $45 per person, includes meal in the dining commons.
  • Register today at this link.
  • Need a place to stay? The Mount Vernon Grand Hotel (an MVNU hotel) offers you a 15% discount if you mention that you're coming for an MVNU event.

The YC: Yes Conference

Bring your student leaders to our newest event! Don’t miss this opportunity to gather with student leaders grades 7-12 who desire to say “yes” to God! Find out more and register

Youth Ministry Consultants

New to youth ministry? Exploring unfamiliar territory? Do you just need another youth pastor to talk to or bounce ideas off of? We have more than 100 years of youth ministry experience on campus! Whether it's one-on-one consulting, training of your youth ministry staff, or educating parents of teens, one of the youth ministry veterans at MVNU can help!

Traveling Music Groups

Music Groups Youth band? Check. Praise and worship team? Check. Sixty-voice choir? Check. Accordion ensemble? Not so much. Our traveling music groups have a wide range of styles that fit almost anything from a traditional church service to a youth outreach event. Read More

Youth Ministry Speakers' Bureau

Dude, I know. It's tough to find a decent speaker for your youth event. With more than 10 youth speakers and former youth pastors on campus, we'll hook you up!

Ministry Candidates and Interns

OK, so some of you are looking to hire a youth pastor. We've got some of the best candidates graduating this spring. And, youth leaders, you could use a little help this summer, right? Hire an MVNU student intern!

Retreat Center

Everything you're looking for in your next retreat, camp, or youth event. With residence halls, recreation facilities, modern meeting spaces in a variety of sizes, a natural setting on the Kokosing River, and a location close to outdoor attractions, MVNU is the perfect fit. 

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