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Seventh Annual Banquet, Symposium, & Student Retreat
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Participate in an extended "Apologetics Gathering" from Thurs., Oct. 12 thru Sun., Oct. 15. It's not just an event. It's a gathering. Come to all or just portions of this intense four days.
In addition to the Sat. and Sun. Symposium/Student Retreat we encourage all attendees to attend other apologetics related events including the National Conference on Christian Apologetics hosted by Southern Evangelical Seminary on Oct. 13-14. The weekend of great apologetics training and fellowship will be extended by the Ratio Christi Symposium & Student Retreat.
Sign up for one or all of the following if applicable:
SES National Conference on Christian Apologetics (NCCA) - Friday & Saturday, Oct. 13 & 14 - Conference details can be found here
[$125] Student Apologetics Weekend! Includes the NCCA conference PLUS the RC Student Retreat. 3 full days, Friday through Sunday and includes Saturday banquet, Sunday breakfast buffet & lunch - Save $25 of tickets purchased separately. Hotel purchased separately if needed.
Meeting for Ratio Christi Regional Directors Only - Thursday, Oct. 12 [$50]
Private Dinner for Ratio Christi Chapter Directors and Leaders and Guests Only (Free) - Friday, Oct. 13, 4:45 - 6 pm [Register]
Entire Ratio Christi Symposium for Non-Students (Sat. evening & Sun.) - [$99 Early Bird; Increases to $110 after Aug. 1 ] For Ratio Christi staff and leaders, pastors, staff of other campus ministries, faculty/professors/teachers, ministry leaders, and lay people wanting to learn how to get involved in the apologetics movement. There will be sessions focused specifically on campus ministry and other sessions on various apologetics topics and implementation of apologetics into church and ministry settings.
*Price includes: Saturday evening banquet, Sunday breakfast & lunch, and all conference sessions. Please note that this year rooms/lodging are NOT included in the registration prices. However, you are encouraged to stay at the conference center and you can book rooms in the "Hotel Accommodations" section of the registration page for a low price.
Featuring J. P. Moreland
Students Only. College students or high school juniors and seniors. Students will select a topic of concentrated study for the weekend and spend extended time with top scholars in those fields. Please note that there will be no Saturday afternoon National Whitewater Center trip this year due to student participation in the extended Student Apologetics Weekend opportunity with NCCA.
[$125] Student Apologetics Weekend! Includes the NCCA conference PLUS the RC Student Retreat. 3 full days, Friday through Sunday and includes Saturday banquet, Sunday breakfast buffet & lunch - Save $25 of tickets purchased separately. Hotel purchased separately if needed. Register.
If attending Ratio Christi Student Retreat ONLY (Sat. evening thru Sun.) - [$89 Early Bird; $99 after Aug. 1] * This option does not include NCCA. Includes Sat. Banquet, Sunday breakfast and lunch, and all sessions at RC Student Retreat. Please note that this year rooms/lodging are NOT included in the registration prices. However, you are encouraged to stay at the conference center and you can book rooms in the "Hotel Accommodations" section of the registration page for a low price.
Inexpensive lodging/rooms at the RC Symposium conference center are available for anyone attending or participating in some way in the Ratio Christi or National Conference on Christian Apologetics (NCCA) events from Wednesday, Oct. 11 through Monday, Oct.16th. Registration for Ratio Christi events is not necessary to book rooms. However, there are limited rooms, so they will be booked on a first come first serve basis. Symposium and student retreat attendees can also room elsewhere, though we highly encourage attendees to room in this location for convenience and fellowship. More Details and Location
More information to be posted as it becomes available. Details such as specific speakers and topics subject to change without notice.
See "Additional Links" below for Student Retreat Information, Symposium Roster, detailed schedule, food menu, and accommodation information.