Launch Camp is for students in Year 10-12 who have been encouraged by their home church to consider Christian leadership. It is an opportunity to hear from the Bible, be equipped in ministry skills and connect with peers from other churches who love Jesus and want to serve him.
Launch Camp is designed to be attended for three consecutive years with each year providing different areas of growth and training (see below.)
Attendees – Please discuss registering for Launch Camp with your church before submitting your registration.
Location: Quinola Lakes
Date: 1-5 April 2023
Director: Simon Allery firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker: Zac Brasch
If you are unwell and, particularly if you have symptoms of cold or flu, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THIS EVENT.
Registration is through the Willows Presbyterian Church.
Location: Keppel Sands
Date: 11-15 April
Director: Matt Stewart email@example.com
Speaker: Luke Doyle
Luke is in his 4th year at Queensland Theological College and is a student minister at Mitchelton Presbyterian Church in Brisbane. He is married to Liz, and they have 3 kids (Imogen – 5, Henry – 2 & Anna 10 months). Luke loves the North QLD Cowboys, Coffee, Golf and a well manicured lawn.
This year on CQ Launch, Luke be speaking from 1 Peter, to help us think through how we’re to live as followers of Jesus in a challenging and hostile world.
Location: Camp Tamborine
Date: 26 -30 June
Speaker: Simon Allery
Contact Roșie Tenni for more information firstname.lastname@example.org or 0466 570 198
Each year of Launch Camp has a particular focus for those attending.
YEAR ONE: Exegesis and Sharing Your Testimony
– Skill: Writing a Testimony
YEAR TWO: Biblical Theology and Evangelism
– Skill: How To Start A Conversation About Jesus (includes practicing ‘walk-up’ in public places)
YEAR THREE: Leadership & Discipling Others
– Skill: Running Upfront Sessions
Below is an outline of an average day on SQ Launch:
8:30am Check in
9:00am Time with God
An opportunity to spend time individually meditating on God’s word
An all-in time for great Bible talks, prayer, singing, and a bunch of fun
11:00am Morning Tea
11:30am Connect Groups
A workshop designed to help you dig deep into God’s word, and equip you to share it with others
1:00pm Lunch + Hang Time
3:00pm Practical Ministry
Hands-on workshops that will equip you with skills to share Jesus at church and at school
4:15pm Prayer Groups
7:00pm Evening Program
Interactive Seminar on a ministry-related topic