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We had almost 200 youth take part in this year's event from 12 local churches and ministries! Thank you all for your support and participation!


WHY Conference 2022

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength."  Mark 12:30 (NIV)

The WHY Conference 2022 will help students understand WHY it's worth following God with our whole life and WHY God's Word provides the best answers to life's most pressing issues. Through Main Session messages, Breakout Session interactive workshops, local pastors and ministry leaders will address issues related to our HEART, SOUL, MIND, and STRENGTH and give students practical tips to live them out and make a difference.


Conference Schedule

Friday, September 23

6:30 Check in

Groups that pre-register can receive their shirts.

Individuals may register on the day of the event for $10 but will not receive a shirt.

7:00 Main Session 1

WHY God is the only way to a complete SOUL

8:15 Small Groups

Students will be assigned to a small group with other students from other groups to share what they are learning

8:45 Late Night Options

Desserts, inflatable games, live music, and hangout until 10:30p

Saturday, September 24

8:30 Doors open

9:00 Main Session 2

Worship and overview of HEART, MIND, and STRENGTH breakouts

9:45 Breakout Session 1

WHY you should develop a HEART for God, featuring topics related to personal habits that will help strengthen your relationship with God.

10:45 Small Groups

11:15 Breakout Session 2

WHY you should develop a  Biblical MIND, featuring topics related to what the Bible says about issues such as sexuality, abortion, God's plan for the world, and more.

12:15 Lunch & Small Groups

1:00 Breakout Session 3

WHY you should live out your faith with STRENGTH, featuring topics related to impacting others with your faith in your daily life.

2:00 Small Groups

2:30 Main Session 3

WHY it's worth giving God your ALL

3:30 Dismiss




Help Us Spread the Word

Contact our Network Coordinator here to learn more about staying connected to EPYMN and our future efforts to reach and disciple youth in the El Paso area!


The El Paso Youth Ministry Network (EPYMN) is an inter-denominational group of youth ministers representing various churches, ministries, and organizations in the El Paso area that seek to work together to reach youth in our city with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Formed in 2014, our Network is seeing a move of God in the youth of El Paso through our unified efforts in:

· Planning and executing of large-scale events that seek to evangelize and      disciple youth citywide

· Support for local youth ministers (and ministries) through prayer, friendship, and sharing of ideas and resources

We invite any and all youth and college-age ministry leaders of any and all churches, ministries, or organizations that share our statement of faith, core values, and policies to be part of the network.


Click here to learn more about EPYMN's statement of faith, core values, and policies

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Are you a youth or college age ministry leader in El Paso? Contact us!

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