Pursue Conference

What is Pursue?

Pursue is a conference for rising juniors, seniors, and high school graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in ministry or missions. Pursue takes place on the campus of Johnson University in Knoxville, TN.

Why Pursue?

Pursue exists to encourage and equip high schoolers in their pursuit of a life of ministry. Students sometimes struggle to navigate this unfamiliar world of vocational ministry. Good news! We can help. This event is perfect for any student interested in pursuing a career in…

  • Youth Ministry
  • Worship
  • Preaching
  • Children’s Ministry
  • Missions

What will happen at Pursue?

Pursue will be a weekend spent with like-minded students from all over the country who desire to devote their career to maximum Kingdom impact. The weekend will feature worship, workshops, main sessions, and of course loads of fun. You’ll have a chance to interact with college students pursuing ministry, college ministry professors and Christian ministry leaders.

Is this a youth group event or for individuals?

This event is for individuals desiring to potentially pursue a career in some form of ministry or missions. You will have the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with other students just like you!


Only $50. The price includes all of your meals and lodging for the weekend as well! (Cost increases to $75 after October 11th)

Register Online!


Contact Brian Leslie. Bleslie@johnsonu.edu or 865-251-2180.

For Parents wanting to stick around for the weekend, here is a link to a list of local accommodations.