RISE is a conference that brings together a diverse community from many different cities, but all united under one name: JESUS. We would love for you to join us for a powerful weekend with other students & pastors from across Florida. Together, we will worship the Name that is above all names and celebrate the advancement of God’s kingdom in our state! It would be our honor to serve you at Rise Conference, November 19th-20th.
WHERE IS RISE CONF?
RP Funding Center, 701 W Lime ST, Lakeland FL 33815
WHO CAN ATTEND THE RISE CONFERENCE?
The target audience is 6th grade and up. Everyone is welcome, from large groups to individual attendees.
WILL THERE BE CHILDCARE?
No. Families are extremely important to us, however, there will not be childcare available during the conference. Please make outside arrangements for childcare if you plan to attend RISE.
Who are the Guest Speakers?
Christine Caine, Michael Koulianos, Tim Somers, Natalie Barnoske, and Joe Barnoske
IS THERE A COVID 19 PROTOCOL?
We are following the current state guidelines.
We recommend masks for all those who feel uncomfortable in large groups.
It is up to the attendees to wear masks or not.
Leaders have the responsibility to set the protocol with their students.
Please do your own temp checks at your church or house before leaving.
If we notice a significant increase in covid cases closer to the RISE Conference, we will adjust our protocol.
Who is doing worship?
Chris McClarney, Red Rock Worship, and Jordan Houghton (Pre-service)
WHEN DOES CHECK-IN AND ON-SITE REGISTRATION OPEN?
Check-in and on-site registration will be open at 3:00 pm on Friday, November 19th.
Also, it will be open on Saturday morning, November 20th at 8:00 am.
You can find it at the entrance of the RP Funding Center. Please look for signs that display check-in and registration.
WHEN DOES RISE CONFERENCE BEGIN AND END?
Check-in begins November 19th at 3:00 pm
You do not want to miss prayer and the opener. Main doors open on Friday, November 19th at 6:15 pm
We will close the conference Saturday, November 20th at 5:00 pm
WILL FOOD BE PROVIDED?
Meals are NOT included in the registration price.
Food will be available for purchase and there will be food vendors in the Exhibit Hall Friday evening.
Where do I eat during the conference?
We are excited to announce that this year we will have food vendors on property for Friday.
Concessions will be available for purchase at the RP Funding Center during the event.
Friendsgiving: Friday evening – Food vendors will be in the Exhibit Hall along with fun activities. The first 500 people will receive a free slice of pizza.
Saturday – Food concessions will be available and the Exhibit Hall will be open for Lunch.
There are also several local restaurants available close by.
What is Friendsgiving?
Friendsgiving is on Friday evening after the service. This is a perfect time to get together as a community.
SEU will be hosting the event.
Food vendors will be in the Exhibit Hall.
This will be a great time with fun activities.
The first 500 people will receive a free slice of pizza.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Your friends, students, and leaders.
Money for merchandise and food.
Bring the fun and excitement!
HOW DO I ACCESS PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS?
We have provided a link to a download folder. Grab the graphics and videos to promote the conference for your group.
Will there be a sign language interpreter at RISE?
We will have one available upon request ONLY.
How do I reserve lodging and how much is it?
Follow this link to reserve local hotels, to see all the deadline dates, and prices.
Is there free parking available at the RP Funding Center?
Yes! Parking is free for those attending the RISE Conference. Please let the parking attendant know you are with the RISE Conference upon entering the lot.