Nazarene Church Relations at MidAmerica Nazarene University

MAX—MidAmerica Xtreme

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Connecting kids of the North Central Region Nazarene Youth International to MNU, hundreds of students from North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas gather on the MNU campus for three days to compete in different areas, ranging from sports to fine arts competitions.

MAX 2018  |  April 19-21

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MAX 2017




PALCON 2016 at MidAmerica Nazarene University
ReFocus, ReFresh, ReNew, ReTool, ReVision
June 20-22, 2016

"Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore!"
Ministry Paradigms in a Changing Culture

This conference will challenge us to engage our minds (the Scarecrow), hearts (the Tin Man) and courage (the Lion) in order to share the gospel in bold, fresh ways.

Keynote Speakers/Presenters: JK Warrick, Alan Hirsh, Kathy Mowry, Dan Boone, Scott Daniels, Scott Stearman, Carla Sunberg

Click here for more information and to register.

Regional PK Retreat

Join regional Pastor's Kids, grades 7 - 12, for a weekend of fun and team building activities.  This event is hosted by MidAmerica Nazarene Univeristy and all activities take place on the MNU campus. Activities include:

The cost for the event is $75.00.  The fee covers hotel, food, and all activities.  There is no need to bring bedding, towels or washcloths.  All participants are housed at the Fairfield Inn in Olathe.

You must register to attend this event.  Please complete the registration form [printed] or registration form [fillable] and return it with a check payable to MNU to:

Lisa Downs
Office of Admissions
MidAmerica Nazarene University
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa at 1-800-800-8887, ext. 3380, or email her at

Nazarene Youth Conference

Nazarene Youth Conference (NYC) is a week-long youth event for high school students from the USA and Canada. It happens every four years in rotating locations across the USA. Nazarene youth from all over the country gather for a week of input-sessions, concerts, workshops, and service projects in the community.

The next NYC event will be in 2019.

Youth Equipped to Serve Conference

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YES Conference is for any high school student who is willing to step into the adventure of discovering who God has created them to be and all He has created them to do. YES Conference will lead a conversation on listening, discerning, and responding to the call of God through diverse speakers, creative sessions, breakout groups, and times of worship.

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Contact Church Relations

Lisa Downs
Director of External Relations

Office of Admissions
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062

Phone: 913.971.3380
Fax: 913.971.3481

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Office Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday


The YES Conference is for all students (9th through 12th grade) who would like to explore God’s call on their life. The weekend will provide information on how to recognize and know how to follow God’s calling on our lives.