Agenda outline for Awake and Alive Conference 2024

(Updated 9/26/24)

Community Group Leaders:  Pastor Nate Strobel, Pastor Jon Enter, Pastor Nate Wordell, Dave Panitzke, Mike Hennig, TBA

Breakout Session Presenters: , Anna Wallander (Owner/Operator of Temple, Love, Fitness), Dave Panitzke  (The Bridge MKE), Emily Krill (I Am Built), Kevin Festerling (Kingdom Prep), 1 TBA

Keynote Presenters: Prof. Wade  Johnston (Wisconsin Lutheran College), Pastor Aaron Robinson (Martin Luther College)
Plenary Speakers:  Anna and  Isaac Wallandar (Sat.)
Interview: Aaron Miller (WLC graduate)

FRIDAY January 12th

5:00-6:00pm       Registration

6:00-6:15pm - Welcome by Jon Enter/Katie Kopplin/Mike Westendorf

6:15 - 7:00pm - Welcome and Opening Keynote (Prof. Wade Johnston WLC)

7:00pm - 7:50pm - Awake and Alive Ice Breakers 

7:50pm - 8:10pm - Snacks, mingle and passing time 

8:10pm - 9:pm - Community Group 1 

910pm - 10pm - Evening Vespers (Pastor Tom Westendorf) 

10pm - 11pm - Afterglow/mingle/snacks/table games etc...


SATURDAY January 13th

9:00 - 9:10 - Day 2 Welcome and Morning Details

915am - 10:00am – Community Group 2 + Devotion 

10:00 am -10:10am - Passing 

1010am - 11:00am - Breakout Session 1 (5 options) 

11:00am - 11:10am - Passing 

11:10am - 12:00pm - Breakout Session 2 (5 options) 

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Catered Lunch 

1:00pm – 1:45pm – Plenary - Isaac and Anna Wallendar (Growing in Godfidence/Temple Love Fitness)

1:45pm – 2:20pm – Interactive Ministry Partnership Focus

2:20pm - 3:05pm - Keynote 2 - Pastor Aaron Robinson MLC

3:05pm - 3:15pm - Passing 

3:15pm - 3:55pm - Community Group 3

3:55pm - 4:05pm - Passing 

4:05pm - 4:25pm – Interview with Aaron Miller (WLC 22)

4:25pm - 4:30pm - Explanation of Dinner and Evening Agenda

4:30pm - 7pm – Dinner and fellowship options in the local Pewaukee/Brookfield community 

7:00pm - 8:00pm – Comedy Sportz 

8:00pm - 8:10pm – Passing/Closing Setup 

8:10pm – 8:35pm – Devotion with Pastor Nate Wordell (Wisconsin Lutheran College)

8:35pm – 8:55pm – Community Group 4

8:55pm – 9:15pm - Community Group Prayer time

9:15pm – 9:30pm - Closing Songs, Conference Prayer, Sunday schedule/next steps 

9:30pm – 10:00pm Mingle 

10:00pm - Conference Tech Takedown and Packing

SUNDAY January 14th 

The conference continues as we partner with the local church, allowing more people to experience the heart of Awake and Alive and allowing conference attendees to attend worship they may enjoy or be most familiar with.  Conference breakout session speakers will present Bible study at different local congregations with different worship opportunities.  Church locations and topics to be announced at a later date.