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Church Relations - Youth Events

The objective of Church Relations is to establish a community of churches to advance a Christian experience in the lives of our students.

Church Relations

MidAmerica Nazarene University
2030 East College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899

Office Hours
Mon. – Fri. 8:00am – 5:00pm

Randy Cloud
Assistant to the President for Church Relations

Youth Events

Connecting with Local Churches

In 1966 the North Central Church of the Nazarene Board of Trustees was called to found MidAmerica Nazarene University—then MidAmerica Nazarene College. The Church of the Nazarene continues to provide leadership and direction through financial support and student recruitment.

PK Retreat

February 17-19, 2023

Join regional Pastor’s Kids, grades 7 – 12, for a weekend of fun and team building activities. This event is hosted by the North Central Field NYI and MidAmerica Nazarene Univeristy. All activities take place on the MNU campus and the surrounding KC area.
Activities include:

  • Small Groups
  • Guest speakers
  • Worship band
  • KC event
  • Open Gym

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Downs at 913-971-3434 or email her at

MAX MidAmerica Xtreme #MNUMAX

MAX – April 20-22, 2023

Stay tuned for more information on registration

MAX 2023 Speaker

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. – District Huddles and Registration in Cook Center

7:00 PM – Sanctus Real Concert in College Church
Get Tickets: Sanctus Real Concert

10:00 PM – Table Tennis, Spikeball, 3-Point Contest, 4-Person Sand Volleyball Tournament
subject to change due to weather, locations, etc.

8:00 AM – Liberal Arts Orientation

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Liberal Arts Events

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Bible Quizzing

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Sporting Events

4:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Dinner @ Cunningham Student Center

7:00PM – 9:00 PM – Friday Night Rally

9:30 PM – Midnight – Dodgeball Tournament, Food Trucks, Yard Games, Fire Pits, Sand Volleyball Finals (if needed)

subject to change due to weather, locations, etc.

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Sporting Events

8:00 AM – MAX 5K Run

9:00 AM – Frisbee Golf

8:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Bible Quizzing

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – MAX Closing Ceremony in College Church
subject to change due to weather, locations, etc.

The Call @MNU in 2024

At MidAmerica Nazarene University, we’re helping you answer THE CALL, equipping high school juniors and seniors for a lifetime of Christian ministry. The CALL is a one week youth theology institute featuring daily individual and corporate worship, theological training, Biblical instruction, service learning, and a little fun designed to equip high school juniors and seniors preparing for a lifetime of Christian ministry.

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