Agenda outline for Awake and Alive Conference 2024

(Updated 1/12/24)

Community Group Leaders:  Pastor Nate Strobel, Pastor Nate Wordell, Pastor Mike Helwig, Mike Hennig

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), Aaron Wakeman (Friends Network)

Due to the weather, Emily Krill and Aaron Robinson are not able to join us.  Mike Westendorf will lead a breakout session option and Aaron Wakeman will take the Keynote position Saturday afternoon.

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 - 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 

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


SATURDAY January 13th

8:30am - 9:30am - Light Breakfast

9:30am - 9:40am - Day 2 Welcome and Morning Details

940am - 10:20am - Morning Vespers (Pastor Tom Westendorf) 

10:20am - 10:50am – Ice Breakers 

10:50 am -11:00am - Passing 

11:00am - 11:45am - Breakout Session 1 (4 options) 

11:45am - 11:55am - Passing 

11:55am - 12:25pm - Community Group 2

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Catered Lunch 

1:30pm – 2:15pm – Breakout Session 2 (4 options)

2:15pm – 2:20pm – Passing

2:20pm - 305pm - Keynote 2 - Aaron Wakeman (Friends Network)

3:05pm - 3:10pm - Passing

3:10pm - 3:45pm - Community Group 3

3:45pm - 3:55pm - Passing 

3:55pm - 4:40pm - Plenary - Isaac and Anna Wallendar (Growing in Godfidence/Temple Love Fitness)

4:45pm - 5:05pm – Interview with Aaron Miller (WLC 22)

5:05pm - 5:30pm - Ministry Connect

5:30pm - 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 Opportunities/next steps 

9:30pm – 10:00pm Mingle 

10:00pm - Conference Tech Takedown and Packing

SUNDAY January 14th 

Due to the weather issues for this conference, only Dave Panitzke will share his breakout at The Bridge MKE in Milwaukee (Contemporary Worship option).  There are many wonderful WELS churches in the Milwaukee and Waukesha areas.  If you are looking for a place to worship you can visit and enter Milwaukee, WI