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Church is often a place where we go to see friends, sing songs, and listen to a sermon. Perhaps you look at the leadership and think, "I don't have a place there" but we NEED you! Join us in exploring your place in the church and in ministry at the next Youth Rally.  God doesn't just use grey hairs and those with mortgages to do His work. You belong in church and you are needed in carrying out His mission to your neighbourhood and world. YOU Belong.

DATE: March 16-18, 2018

LOCATION: Seventh-day Adventist Christian School; 2228 Herman Ave., Saskatoon, SK

REGISTER: Click Register below

DEADLINE: March 12, 2018

QUESTIONS?: Youth Department (306-244-9700 ext. 214,

TRAVELLING FROM WINNIPEG? Contact RRVJA Chaplain, Pastor Mark Ricalde @ OR  204-558-4748

SPEAKER: Pastor Todd Casey

ToddCasey09-09-2015 (002)Pastor Todd is the Youth Director for the Gulf States Conference. He was born and raised in beautiful New Brunswick, Canada, coming to the States when he was 17 to attend Union College in Nebraska. He graduated with a BA in Business from Canadian University College in 2005. From there Todd attended Mission College of Evangelism where he met his wife, December. They were married in 2009 and moved to Alabama, where Todd worked as a Youth Pastor and Senior Pastor. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Biblical and Theological studies at Southern Adventist University. Todd enjoys the beach, collecting shells, playing golf and traveling. He has a commitment to young people, desiring that all have the opportunity to know God is REAL.

Register on UltraCamp Today! If you do not have an UltraCamp Account, first make an account and register for the upcoming session "You Belong" Youth Rally.  Once you have registered, you will get a confirmation email with a PARENT PERMISSION SLIP attached.  Please print out this slip, have your parents fill it in and send it to the Conference (either by email or bring it with you).



Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Want to be part of an amazing summer ministry? We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Camp Program at Camp Whitesand.  Join our team to learn about God, experience nature, challenge yourself and have the experience of a lifetime.  Click below and register online or if you unable to access the online forms, please contact

DEADLINE: February 20, 2018


Winnipeg, MB – January 28, 2018

Lacombe, AB – February 4-5, 2018

Once you’ve completed your application, please find 3 people to fill out the recommendation form for you (returning staff only require 1 recommendation)


Meet the 2017 Staff! Would you like to be a part of this summer’s ministry team?



We are excited to have another Young Adult Ski retreat at Asessippi Ski Resort! The weekend will consist of Christian fellowship, worship, discussions, and winter recreational activities including: skiing/snowboarding, skating, etc .


$140 (with equipment rentals)
$ 110 (without equipment rentals)
*Price includes food, accommodations, and 1 day lift ticket

Please note: when registering, if you do not need rentals you can bypass that form.

We will be staying at 9 Finger Ranch in dorm-style cabins just 45 mins from the Asessippi ski hill. The Ranch provides cross country skiing trails for those who have the equipment and are interested. It also has a hot tub so if you need to relax after the hard day on the slopes, feel free!

Beds are limited so register soon!


If you would like alternative accommodations (Hotel) for an extra fee, please contact Sandra via email.

Pastor James Wesley from Airdrie, AB will be joining us to lead in our spiritual time together. Pastor James is not a stranger to the Man-Sask Conference. As a youth, he lived in Winnipeg for a time while his father was pastoring the Henderson Highway SDA church. He also worked at Camp Whitesand where he met his wife, Chiara. Come be inspired by his passion for the Lord!



  • Friday night - worship at the ranch.
  • Sabbath hours - worship and fellowship.
  • Saturday night - skating/hockey (Please bring your own skates and hockey stick. Canteen food will be available at the rink for purchase).
  • Sunday - we will hit the slopes at Asessippi Ski resort for the whole day!
  • Monday - wake up and head home.

Things to bring:

  • Bible
  • Ice Skates
  • Hockey Stick
  • Snowboard/Skis if you have them
  • Modest Bathing Suit
  • Towel (for hot-tub) 
  • Warm winter clothes

For more information, please contact: Sandra (306 244 9700 ext. 214) or Zach Wall (306 251 1033).




Tired of tiring to figure everything out yourself? We see your white flag! "Adulting 101" gives the opportunity to learn from those who have gone before you through this stage of life. Come find three topics that will address some of the well known questions of adulting: such as budgeting, choosing a spouse, dating, friendships, reconciling spirituality with today's culture, navigating university, finding balance spiritually, and many more. Each session was created with you specifically in mind.


This is a free event for you and all your friends! Please note that you are responsible for your own accommodations for the weekend. Lunch will be provided on Sabbath in the form of a generous potluck at the church.  Please register and let us know how many will be joining us.  We hope to see you there! 

DATE: January 19-20, 2018

LOCATION: Pinehouse Drive SDA Church; 327 Pinehouse Dr. Saskatoon, SK

REGISTER: Click Register below

QUESTIONS?: Pastor Ashia Lennon ( OR Sandra Wall (306-244 9700 ext. 214,

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We all look forward to having independence: getting your drivers license, graduating high school, moving out on your own.  However true joy is not found in these milestones; rather as a Christian, true joy is found living in dependence on God.  In Him we can find all that we need and what our hearts truly desire. Come hear what God has in store for you!

DATE: November 3-4, 2017

LOCATION: Curtis-Horne Christian School gym, 3718 Hill Ave, Regina, SK

REGISTER: Click Register below

DEADLINE: October 30, 2017

QUESTIONS?: Youth Department (306-244-9700 ext. 214,

TRAVELLING FROM WINNIPEG? Contact RRVJA Chaplain, Pastor Mark Ricaldi @ OR  204-558-4748

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SPEAKER: Zach Wall

Zach Wall is not a stranger to theZach Costa Rica youth of the Conference.  Originally born in Brockville, Ontario, Zach grew up just outside Winnipeg, Manitoba on a small alpaca farm.  He grew up going to Henderson Highway Adventist Church and was involved in Pathfinders and praise teams as a teenager.  In high school he began working at Camp Whitesand and his love for Jesus, ministry, and leading youth to Christ grew. During one of those summers at camp Zach gave his heart to God and found another love in Sandra, a fellow staff member.  In desiring to follow God's call, Zach headed to Arkansas to be an Assistant Chaplain at Ozark Adventist Academy and has spoken at the Man-Sask Camp Meeting in the youth division.    Zach and Sandra are now married and living in Dundurn, SK with Ellie, their dog and Elmo, their gecko.  Zach graduated with a double major in Sociology and Psychology and has recently been accepted into a Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy through the seminary at Briercrest College. He loves hockey, music, football, canoeing, and camping.

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Untitled-1Want to be part of an amazing summer ministry? We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Camp Program at Camp Whitesand.  Join our team to learn about God, experience nature, challenge yourself and have the experience of a lifetime.  Click below and register online or if you unable to access the online forms, please contact

DEADLINE: February 20, 2017


Lacombe, AB – January 29-30, 2017

Winnipeg, MB – February 12, 2017

Once you’ve completed your application, please find 3 people to fill out the recommendation form for you (returning staff only require 1 recommendation)


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Everyone is searching for connections; a place to belong, and people who care. As we stumble through our lives, at times feeling so alone, take courage that Christ is there! By His death on the cross, we have a path to the Father and moreover have a bond that unites us under His banner. Come find a place to belong and a God who brings us together at the youth rally. Connected by Christ, through Christ.

DATE: March 10-11, 2017

LOCATION: Lighthouse of Hope Church, 1008 Dakota Street, Winnipeg, MB

REGISTER: Click Register below

DEADLINE: March 7, 2017

QUESTIONS?: Youth Department (306-244-9700 ext. 214,


SPEAKER: Pastor Ray Valenzuela
Ray Valenzuela is the Associate Pastor of Hagerstown SDA Church. He grew up in the U.S. in the state of Kansas  where he learned the Adventist Message. After his graduation from Adventist Academy he attended Union College in Lincoln Nebraska where he obtained a Bachelors degree in Theology to pursue his passion to become a pastor. After college he worked as SpaniRay Vsh Teacher in Texas and Youth pastor at the Baltimore Korean Church. He is married to Alyssa and has two small dogs named Mambo and Coco. His favorite hobbies are playing and watching sports as well as cheering for both the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs! He loves planning mission trips, doing outreach, and getting to know new people and connecting them to Jesus. 




Finding God's Voice

The Man-Sask Youth Rally in Saskatoon concluded this past weekend. It was held at the Victoria Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church in Saskatoon. Friday night, Nov 18, Pastor Jordane Smith began her series on the weekend theme of “Speak”. There are so many distractions in this modern world and her sermons were designed to help others listen to God “speak” in their lives and actually hear the loving call of God.

Sabbath morning there were over 190 people in attendance, including Victoria Avenue members and then evening programs had over 110, a healthy increase over previous youth rallies.

Sabbath afternoon included outreach opportunities for street ministry and homeless ministry. Attendee Kristian Wall, from Winnipeg, said that “singing at a homeless shelter was quite nice, because at first it was kind of nerve-wracking to sing for them, I’ve never done that before, but as you get into it and you can see the looks on people’s faces, I felt like we were doing a good deed, that’s what I thought…I hope we blessed someone that weekend.” Though the day was cloudy and chilly, the youth brought many smiles to people’s faces through flowers, high fives, and their voices.

As the weekend drew to a close and the last song was sung, the youth gathered together around the stage to sing “Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders. Let me walk upon the waters wherever You would call me…” May the youth be inspired to follow God’s voice and know that they are loved and are worth so much in God’s eyes. Ryan Aikens, also from Winnipeg, said, “my highlight was being with all my friends and getting to meeting new people and getting together and coming closer”.

The weekend would not have been a success without the help of a group of young adults from Saskatoon called LOGOS Collective.  The members of this group are talented and passionate about ministry and took much of the lead for the rally.  The Youth Department were honored to work with them and thank them for the hard work that they put into the weeks of planning and into the weekend itself. 

Special thanks also to Pastor Julio and the Victoria Ave. Church who graciously opened up their doors to host this event.  Many of the church members dove into helping with the weekend events and supporting the youth.  We also want to thank all the adult sponsors who made this weekend a reality for their local youth.  There were many parents and youth leaders who drove van loads of youth many hours so that the youth could come.  We are blessed to have such devoted adults for our youth.





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Please take note of the following regarding the SPEAK Youth Rally.

  • After Friday vespers, we will be hosting an After Glow.  In our A F T E R G L O W open mic program, everyone is welcome to step up and share either your testimony, songs (guitar or keyboard will be provided), Slam poetry/Poetry or anything that God has inspired you to do. Come prepared to share!
  • Lunch and Supper on Sabbath will be provided for the attendees of the Youth Rally.
  • Sabbath afternoon we will be doing O U T R E A C H into the community.  There will be a couple options but be prepared to go outside and walk a bit!
  • Saturday night gym A C T I V I T I E S will be going on at the Seventh-day Adventist Christian School (2228 Herman Ave).  This event will conclude around 10 pm.  Bring running shoes and clothes to move around in. Feel free to make teams with team colors for a dodgeball tournament!
  • BILLETING: If you are being billeted, please bring sleeping bags and pillows and maybe even a thank-you card for your hosts! Breakfasts will be covered by your hosting family.

We are looking forward to seeing you all there! It's going to be great.  

May God bless our plans and your travels!

Let's all get ready to listen, SPEAK, and echo God's message to us.

-the Youth Rally Leadership Team


Belize 2017

This year, we will be building a school for a young church that is growing fast in the small village of Billy White in Belize.   All Man-Sask participants will travel to Edmonton where we will meet up with the Alberta participants to fly to Belize.  Our flights are from Edmonton to Toronto and then directly to Belize City.  The Borland Family will be picking us up by school bus at the airport and taking us the last stretch of our trip to the Faith FM Radio Station in Santa Elina, our home for the week.  Each day we will travel to the worksite to build a brick school and spend time with the kids at the Adventist school there.  We will take a day out our busy schedule to swim and snorkel in the ocean.  There is some world-class snorkeling in the area and you will be amazed by the beautiful coral and fish.  At the end of our trip, we will say good-bye to all of our new friends and fly back to Edmonton.

Participants should be 16 years old and older. To register to become a participant on the trip, please fill in an application form and return to Sandra Wall at the Man-Sask Conference.

This year’s mission trip date is April 12-19, 2017.

The trip cost is $1800 each and includes flights, ground transportation, food, lodging, snorkeling, and project costs. Please take note that all monies will go through the Alberta Conference of SDA.

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