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Peace Colloquy Youth Retreat

2014 Peace Colloquy Youth Retreat

October 24-26

Youth in grades 6 through 12 are invited to a weekend retreat held in conjunction with the Peace Colloquy. This will be a unique opportunity for youth to engage in classes, worship, and activities exploring ways of abolishing poverty and ending suffering throughout the world. Join us for a weekend that is sure to inspire change in you, your church, and your world.


  • Q&A Lunch with President of Bread for the World David Beckmann
  • Youth Specific Classes on Poverty of the Spirit: Bullying and Suicide
  • Bread for the World Experience with Apostle Ron Harmon
  • Ice Cream Social Q&A with First Presidency
  • Late Night Party for Peace
  • Poverty Simulation

Retreat Fee Includes

  • T-Shirt
  • Lodging
  • All meals and snacks from Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast
  • Transportation to and from all activities 

Fees and Deadlines

Retreat fee will be $45 if you register by September 24th, $60 if you register after September 24th. FINAL DEADLINE to register for the youth retreat is October 10. Registrations will not be accepted after October 10th.

Youth Expectations

What to Bring

  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Mattress pad, air mattress, cot (if you have one)
  • Towel, washcloth and toiletries
  • Clothing for two days - Please check the weather so youth have weather-appropriate clothing. It can be warm, rainy, or even cold and snowy in October in Independence.
  • Jacket and/or coat
  • Good walking shoes
  • Pajamas
  • Medication – All medication must be turned into the retreat nurse at check in

Register at:

Drop off Time: October 24th at 5:00 pm at The Temple

Pick-Up Time: October 26th at 12:00 noon at The Temple

Please notify Amber Irwin if you are interested in attending. Her number is (816) 522-5765 or email:

Earlier Event: October 24
2014 Peace Colloquy
Later Event: December 6
Santa's Workshop and Youth Ice Skating