Hear the testimonies and Bible teaching of global voices and study the book of Acts in student-led small groups.
Encounter new ways to lead a life on mission through our guided conference paths.
Meet with missions experts and coaches to prayerfully discern what you were made for.
Happening every three years, Urbana is more than a conference. It’s a community where students, recent graduates, current professionals, pastors, ministry leaders — everyone — can gather to discover, discern, and decide to say yes to a lifetime of service in God’s global mission.
Whether you’re a caregiver, entrepreneur, pilot, or retired professional, come to Urbana to sharpen your existing passions and find places to use them — or discover a new one!
Hear gripping stories and testimonies from global missions experts of what is happening now and what’s ahead.
Discover ways to use your gifts in missions by following curated pathways through hundreds of seminars organized by topic and interest.
No matter where we are in life, we all have a purpose in God’s global mission.
Explore the book of Acts through exposition preaching and testimonies from around the world!
Meet 1:1 with prayer ministers and coaches who will help you take your new perspective and match it with a renewed purpose.
As we grow at Urbana, we’ll also have space to consider how to build on what we’ve learned as we return to day-to-day life and which short or long-term missions opportunities to pursue.
Answer the call to go — across churches, communities, and countries, to reach friends, family, and strangers with the real hope of Jesus Christ.
Explore potential education and career possibilities in the Connections Hall, where you’ll meet with graduate schools, seminaries, and missions organizations.
You don’t have to wait till Urbana to take the next step in discerning your calling. Check out these book suggestions for guidance on prayer, Scripture, and pursuing your dreams!
The Bible inspires and informs each Urbana, and we believe the call to global missions comes straight from God’s Word.
For decades, Urbana has been a milestone to hundreds of thousands of individuals just like you, mobilizing them into a lifetime of sharing God’s glory, mercy, and grace with the world.
Urbana is a sacred gathering space, where we set aside routines and distractions to take a deeper step into lifelong transformation that can only happen through saying yes to God’s calling.
How much do I need to register?
You can reserve your spot with just a $75 non-refundable deposit.
What is covered?
Your registration fee covers entry to the conference, access to leading global voices, onsite prayer, leadership training via our World Changers Cohort, and discernment support from experienced coaches.
What is not covered?
Your registration fee does not cover hotel, travel, and meals.
How can I get more of a discount?
- Bring a friend or two to share a hotel room as well as this awesome experience!
- Just like missionaries, you too can raise support to help cover your Urbana expenses.
- Give to the Urbana scholarship fund, to enable others to experience Urbana.
To help support and equip you, we’ve created a promo and fundraising kit that you can download.
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