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14-16
FEB
2020

Living a transformed life

A conference empowering black students to engage and respond to God's invitations.
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Our Vision

To see students meet, encounter, and be transformed by Jesus​ in deep and person always. To see students connect with other black communities in a way that is transparent, authentic, and uplifting. To see students leave with vision to bring transformation and revival to other black students by planting witnessing communities on their campuses.

Encounter

Draw students to Jesus as savior and lord.

Discipleship

Teach students to respond to God's word.

Study the Word

Bible study is at the heart of InterVarsity.

"Lakes & Plains Region includes the states of Wisconsin, Upper Michigan,Minnesota, North and South Dakota." BCM InterVarsity in the Lakes and Plains Region is a part of the BCM community nationally and interVarsity as a whole.
BCM National
Jazzy Johnson
Speaker Photo Jazzy Johnson

Our Speaker

Jazzy Johnson, a proud Native Texan and adopted Chicagoan, is an experienced Educator who specializes in curating and facilitating transformative spaces for learning and listening in the area of social justice. A graduate of Northwestern University, Jazzy directed InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Chicago Urban Program for six years, where she led immersive learning experiences for college students and equipped them with holistic practices for living sustained, prophetic lifestyles on their campuses and in their communities. Jazzy is passionate about accompanying young people on their journeys of liberation, particularly in the areas in which oppressive systems have distorted their view of themselves, others, God, and creation. She currently serves as a Resource Specialist for InterVarsity’s Black Campus Ministries Department (BCM). Jazzy recently relocated to Atlanta where she is pursuing her Master of Divinity at Candler School of Theology. She hopes to someday pursue a joint appointment as Chaplain for the nation of Wakanda and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

SPEAKER
Alexis Oliphant-Jackson

Our Worship Leader

Alexis Oliphant-Jackson is a native of Milwaukee WI. She is a young enthused woman of God living a life of servitude and kingdom building. Accepting the call to preach, teach and disciple at the age of 21, Alexis describes herself as a “true worshiper” with a deep desire to reach others by showing the love of Christ. Under the leadership and guidance of her parents, Bishop Anthony L. Oliphant SR and Pastor Stephanie Oliphant, she serves at Abiding faith fellowship church in Milwaukee, WI.  Her passion is to cultivate the youth as they discover Jesus, lead them to worship him with their lives, and share his glory and gospel around the world through music. In addition to serving at church, Alexis also discovered the art of ministry that lies within her marriage after marrying her husband, DJ Jackson, in 2016. Knowing God’s plans are bigger and better than ours, Alexis strives to please the heart of Christ by living a life of Christ. Alexis is also the founder and CEO of Glitzed by OJ LLC.​

WORSHIP
Rachel Daun
Speaker Photo Jazzy Johnson

Our Worship Leader

Hey everybody! My name's Rachel Daun and I am so excited to be your worship leader this year for Transform. I attended UW- Eau Claire as an education major with  a Spanish teaching minor and graduated in December of 2018. During my time at UWEC, I was an RA, taught Zumba classes three times a week, and led worship for Intervarsity and led a Bible study on campus. College students are my absolute favorite people to worship with, and I cannot wait to see you all on the 14th! 

WORSHIP
Alexis Oliphant-Jackson

Our Worship Leader

Alexis Oliphant-Jackson is a native of Milwaukee WI. She is a young enthused woman of God living a life of servitude and kingdom building. Accepting the call to preach, teach and disciple at the age of 21, Alexis describes herself as a “true worshiper” with a deep desire to reach others by showing the love of Christ. Under the leadership and guidance of her parents, Bishop Anthony L. Oliphant SR and Pastor Stephanie Oliphant, she serves at Abiding faith fellowship church in Milwaukee, WI.  Her passion is to cultivate the youth as they discover Jesus, lead them to worship him with their lives, and share his glory and gospel around the world through music. In addition to serving at church, Alexis also discovered the art of ministry that lies within her marriage after marrying her husband, DJ Jackson, in 2016. Knowing God’s plans are bigger and better than ours, Alexis strives to please the heart of Christ by living a life of Christ. Alexis is also the founder and CEO of Glitzed by OJ LLC.​

WORSHIP
Our Guest

Speaker & Worship Leader

Pastor Greg Washington

Pastor Greg Washington is a Denver native who now resides in Milwaukee,Wisconsin. Being a lead pastor, traveling speaker, and a wonderful disciple for God has allowed him to have great amounts of experience with the calling of Christ. Pastor Greg holds a degree in Christian Leadership and Biblical Studies along with an Associate Degree in Psychology. He has served as a licensed Minister and Executive pastor in the past and now leads his own church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin known as “Immanuel Church”. Pastor Greg works to help curate a community where people can be transformed by the Holy Spirit, engaged in the word and have an encounter with God.
February 14 - 16

Schedule

5:30 pm
Student Arrival & Registration Check-in

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

7:00 pm
Large Group #1

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

9:30 pm
Chapter Time

9:30 PM - 10:30 PM

10:30 pm
Late Registration, Snacks, & Hang out

10:30 PM - Midnight

12:00 am
Lights Out

Midnight

8:00 am
Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

9:00 am
Worship

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 am
Large Group #2

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 am
Quiet Time

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 am
Prayer Ministry & Break

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

12:00 pm
Workshop #1

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

12:30 pm
Lunch & Free Time

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

4:00 pm
Worskhop #2

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

5:30 pm
Dinner

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

7:00 pm
Large Group #3

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

9:30 pm
Chapter Time

9:30 PM - 10:30 PM

10:30 pm
Hang out, Snacks, & Party

10:30 PM - Midnight (Lights out)

8:00 am
Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

9:00 am
Worship

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 am
Quiet Times

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

10:00 am
Large Group #4

10:00 AM - Noon

12:00 pm
Depart at Noon

Departure time

We are here to help

Contact Us

Kathy Moua

Regional Coordinator for Multi-ethnic Ministries
Lakes and Plains IV Region

Josh Bilhorn

Associate Regional Ministry Director
Lakes and Plains IV Region
Susan Sjorgen
Field Operations Director II
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA
Lakes & Plains Region

Let's Get In Touch

If you have any questions, please first ask your campus staff and work with them to find the answer.General questions about Transform, please contact Steve Baty at steve.baty@intervarsity.org. General questions about registration for Transform, please contact Susan Sjogren at susan.sjogren@intervarsity.org
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Registration & FAQ'S

Non-refundable deposit: $40  (this secures the price you registered for by each of the following deadlines below)
Early Bird deadline January 15th by 11:59 pm: $80

Regular deadline January 29th by 11:59 pm: $100
Late/Walk On starting January 29th: $125 (If you register after the regular deadline, a hotel room at the conference center will not be guaranteed).
Registration costs include housing and some meals. ​
Please eat dinner on the way or before arriving to the conference, dinner will not be served Friday evening. Lunch on Sunday, also, will not be served.

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When and where is BCM?

Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast 1330 Industrial Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Date: 14 - 16 Feb 2020

What is the $40 deposit I have to pay at registration?

There is a nonrefundable $40 deposit when you register. The deposit is already in the registration price and is not an additional price fee. When you register, you are required to pay at least the $40 deposit to lock in the current registration price. You may pay the rest of the registration balance later online or onsite.

What is the dress code?

Dress comfortably and casual. Twin Cities weather in March can be both warm and cold. Bring layers.

What if I can only attend for one day?

We recommend that you attend the entire conference to get the best experience. There are no one-day prices.

How do I cancel my registration? What is the return policy?

If you can no longer attend the conference, you must notify your InterVarsity campus staff first. They will take care of the refund process for you. If you are not part of an InterVarsity chapter, please contact us. We will issue a refund. Note: The $40 deposit is not refundable.

What should I pack?

Bedding, linens

Towels are provided by the hotel

Items to bring:

Toiletries

Warm Clothes

Comfortable shoes

Bible

Notebook/Journal.