2022 Quake Information

2022 Quake

February 4-6 at the Hyatt in Wichita

For Mt. Calvary Middle School Youth.

Quake partners with youth leaders to encourage teens to become established in their faith, empowered for Christian living and enabled to live a life of ministry and leadership. The 2022 Quake theme is Courageous. We have been saved by a loving Lord who courageously battled the forces of earth and hell and was victorious. We who have the Crucified, Resurrected and Living Christ living in us are empowered to live courageously as the Holy Spirit leads us in our journey of life. Our God will be with us wherever we go and we will be more than conquerors even in the scary and disheartening events and situations we encounter.

Quake Provides Youth the Opportunity to:

Praise and worship God
Experience a caring community
Develop healthy relationships with other youth
Grow deeper faith through focused workshops
Discuss issues of interest
Package life-saving meals
Learn about global hunger


Speaker information: Bill Yonker

Pastor Bill Yonker serves as the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois, a large suburban congregation with a large school.  He travels around the country between 18 to 20 weekends a year speaking at Christian conferences, retreats, high schools, middle schools and college campuses. This past year he has traveled to Denmark to keynote speak at an international Christian young person’s gathering. He also spends three or four weeks every summer speaking at different Christian camps and resorts. Recently, he was named one of the 150 most influential alumni of Valparaiso University in the last 150 years.

Before serving in suburban Illinois, Rev. Yonker served as Pastor in several inner city ministries: Berea Lutheran Church in Detroit, Michigan and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Chicago, Illinois

Pastor Yonker is an avid coffee drinker, lover of stories and storytelling, voracious reader, ardent fan of the Green Bay Packers and is enthralled with Frank Sinatra music and 60’s bubblegum music. He is married to Joanne, and is father to Becca (married to Tyler – graduated from St. Louis Univ. and is a nurse.), Abby (Graduated from Texas Christian Univ. is a full time writer for “The Every Girl” online magazine) and Josh (Senior at Valparaiso Univ.). 


Band: Echelon

Echelon is a ministry organization that seeks to spread the Gospel of Christ through music and relational ministry. Lloyd Garrelts, Lowell Michelson, Todd Miller and John Simshauser have been involved in Christian music ministry for over ten years and have performed hundreds of concerts throughout the United States. They looking forward to getting to know you!

Cost is $50 per youth.

Register Below by January 9th

Quake 2022 Registration