ORGANISERS are waiting in anticipation to welcome more than 1000 young people set to attend this year’s Ignite Conference.
More than 700 people have officially registered to attend the Ignite Conference from September 26 – 29.
This year organisers have added high-profile speakers to the program, including media commentator and blogger Melinda Tankard Reist, Campion College president Dr Ryan Messmore, and former Wallabies player James Holbeck.
There will also be a workshop with Truth, Justice and Healing Council chief executive officer Francis Sullivan on how to deal with questions that young people may have or get asked on the Royal Commission hearings.
Ignite Conference co-ordinator Luke Plant said he expected young people to once again “connect with Jesus Christ” at Ignite.
“Something we’ve seen time and time again is how young people experience the Gospel through the power of the Holy Spirit at Ignite,” he said.
“This year, we’ve worked the program a bit and done something new with the rallies to try and make an even bigger impact.”
For any young people discerning a call to religious life, they can expect a wide range wise advice.
Mr Plant said the Ignite crew were also “excited and humbled” to announce that a selection of Sisters from the Carmelite Monastery in Ormiston would also be present at the Conference.
This year the Ignite team has also created a mobile phone app that includes the conference schedule, maps, Twitter feed, mobile photo album, YouTube channel and more.
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