CU to host 24God April 16-17 for youth

April 8, 2010
For Immediate Release


By Tawny Vilchis, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University is hosting 24God Ministries, a youth conference on campus for children grades six through 12, Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Badgett Academic Support Center at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

The cost for attendance is $20, which includes two days of worship and fellowship, dinner, lunch and a T-shirt. Lodging arrangements can be made with the local churches or host facilities.

Preaching at the event is Jimi Bird, Ben Martin, Kyle Franklin and Andy Woods. The Tim Harvey Band, Andrew McGinnis and Lucas Harris will lead the worship. Emcees are Frank Wright and Drew Underwood.

Founders of 24God are former Campbellsville University students Andy Woods and Frank Wright. It was their vision 10 years ago to provide a conference that strives for excellence in all areas but was affordable to all.

The goal of the ministry is to offer the attendees the opportunity to draw closer to Jesus Christ then when they had first arrived. Over the years thousands of youth have attended 24God events and made the decision to commit their lives to Jesus Christ.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.

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