LEAP 2020

February 29 | Kansas City & St. Louis | 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


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Contact Info

Contact Maggie Lohmeyer, mlohmeyer@moumethodist.org, with any questions.

Leap 2020 is a one-day conference experience for middle and high school students happening at First St. Charles UMC in the STL area and at Platte Woods UMC in the KC area on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Students will experience meal packing with Rise Against Hunger, worship, interactive breakouts, games and more!

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Registration Information:

Students must be accompanied by a Safe Sanctuaries certified adult, there is no cost for youth leaders/volunteers. Shirts are included with every registration, but to receive the correct t-shirt size, you must register before Jan. 31, 2020.

Student Registration Rates:

  • $40 if registered by Feb. 28, 2020
  • $50 to register on Feb. 29, 2020 (day of)


8:00 am – 9:00 am – Registration
9:00 am – 11:00 am – Opening Worship
11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Lunch
12:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Workshops
2:15 pm – 5:00 pm – Free time (service, snacks and games)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Dinner
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Closing Worship with Communion
 *Schedules are tentative and vary slightly by location.

St. Louis

First St. Charles UMC: 801 1st Capitol Dr, St Charles, MO 63301
Speaker: Pastor David Hawkins
Band: Pursuit
Workshop Highlights:

  • Managing Stress and Anxiety, Beth Boemler
  • Re-imagining Evangelism and Sharing your Faith, David Hawkins
  • Intentional Inclusion, Nicki Reinhardt-Swierk

Kansas City

Platte Woods UMC: 7310 NW Prairie View Rd, Platte Woods, MO 64151
Speaker: Timothy Palmer
Band: Foundation City Music
Workshop HIghlights:

  • How to handle anxiety, stress and self-care as a student, Alexis Wright LPC
  • Body positivity and social media, Andrea LPC
  • Healthy relationships, The Center for Conflict Resolution

Contact Maggie Lohmeyer with any questions.

Register Here!


First St. Charles UMC, and Platte Woods UMC