Converge is a weekend experience during the weekend of February 1-3, 2019 for college students and high school juniors and seniors. At Converge, students experience authentic worship, relevant speakers, and opportunities to respond to God. Students and leaders can expect a quality experience with lots of time for building community and having fun. You can also expect to hear clear and relevant teaching from God’s Word, presented in a way that students and leaders alike will be challenged to move to a deeper level of commitment to Jesus Christ.

Conference leaders

Speaker: Timothy Ateek

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Timothy Ateek (TA), became the Executive Director of Breakaway Ministries in 2016. Prior to moving to College Station, TA served as the Student Ministry Pastor of Austin Ridge Bible Church for five years and as the Executive Director of Vertical Ministries in Waco for four years. TA and his wife, Kat, have three boys Noah (9/09), Andrew (10/11), and Jake (9/17). TA earned a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2003. In addition to serving as the primary communicator at Breakaway, TA travels to speak at various churches, camps, and retreats throughout the year. With the lasting impact Breakaway left on him from his time as a student at Texas A&M, TA considers it one of his greatest joys to now serve a new generation of students in the same way he once was served.

Worship: KJ Scriven

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Hailing from North Carolina, KJ Scriven’s strong, but sincere message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ demonstrates that he uses all of his heart, soul, and his guitar to invoke worship and righteous living to all generations. Not only is K.J. an artist, but he serves as Music Director at Transformation Church under the leadership of Pastor Derwin Gray. An incredible song writer, as it shines through in his music, KJ is a Grammy-award winning songwriter, which he has 10 song placements on national recording artist projects. Above it all, KJ loves God, his wife Kira, daughter Allyson Grace, family and his Carolina sporting teams. KJ believes that, "music is a tool that prepares the ground of people's hearts so that eventually a seed of truth can be planted. But a prepared ground with no seed planted yields no fruit. So music with without ministry is unproductive and pointless."



Early Bird Rate: $35 before January 24th

Normal Rate: $40 after January 24th

Registration details:

To register your group for Converge, use the link below and follow the steps on the registration page. For every 10 students you register, you get a FREE leader registration! Contact us for the discount code to apply at registration.

To book or reserve hotel rooms or condos, please see the “Venue” information below. You can book your rooms directly with Kingston Resorts.

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7:00 PM Registration
9:00 PM Worship
10:45 PM That Late Night Thing


9:00 AM Morning Worship
10:00 AM Breakout Session I
10:45 AM Snack Break
11:15 AM Breakout Session II
12:15 PM Breakout Session III


Lunch on your own at conclusion of Breakout Session III (around 1:00pm)

2:30 PM Ultimate/Volleyball/Breakout Options
Free Time


Dinner on your own

8:00 PM Worship
10:00 PM Campus/Church Group Time


9:30 AM Worship
11:30 AM Adjourn




It is recommended that you make reservations at the venue at either Embassy Suites or at the Kingston Plantation Villas.  

Embassy Suites

 Rate: $112/night per room


Plantation Villas

Rate: $134/night per villa

Important Note: Converge offers a block of rooms at the Kingston Plantation and Plantation Villas at a special rate. If you would like to receive that rate, please use the links above to book your reservations. This special rate will be available until January 11, 2019 or until the group room block is sold out.

After Booking Rooms: Once you’ve booked rooms for your group, please send a rooming list for your group by January 25, 2019. This helps with check-in when you arrive. You may fax the rooming list to the Kingston Plantation Reservation Department at 843.497.1726 or emailed to kingston.reservations@hilton.com. In the message line, type “Converge 2019”. On the rooming list you’ll need to provide your confirmation number(s), the name under which the rooms were reserved and a listing by suite of the occupants in each suite.



Kingston Plantation
9800 Queensway Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

To learn more about Kingston Resorts and the conference space, feel free to visit their website.


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