Youth Worker Academy
Youthworker Training available for paid or volunteer youth workers within the local church. Academy held at Storm Mountain Center.
2018 Youth Worker Academy presenter: Mark Oestereicher
Mark Oestreicher has been involved in church ministry his whole life, particularly with teenagers and youth workers. Marko has had a broad
experience working in churches in roles ranging from Junior High Pastor to Executive Pastor. For 11 years, Marko was at Youth Specialties in San Diego, an organization that trains and equips church youth workers – the last 8 of those years as president. Concurrently, Marko was also a part of the leadership team of Zondervan (Grand Rapids, Michigan).
Marko has authored or contributed to more than 60 books, including the much-talked-about Youth Ministry 3.0. Marko is a partner in The Youth Cartel, providing resources, training and coaching for church youth workers. Marko’s blog.
Marko has been married to Jeannie for 26 years, and has two teenage children, Liesl and Max.
6:30-7:30pm Registration at SMC
7:30-9pm Meet and Greet/Session 1
9:30am Session 2
1pm Session 3
3:30pm Session 4
7pm Quesion and answer session with Marko
9:30am Closing Worship
10:30am Pack up and Head Out
11am Possible early lunch and gathering on our own in Rapid City
Youthworker Academy 2019
Lake Poinsett Camp
April 26-28, 2019
Guest presenter: Jeff Dun-Rankin of Youth Ministry Architects