REACH Kids Conference


Mark your calendars for our 2018 Reach Kids Conference!

REACH Kids Conference is designed to inspire and empower students and leaders to REACH their world and to point people to God.  During REACH Kids, you will experience energizing worship services, participate in creative hands-on training, and build relationships with others from all over Ohio.  This is a can’t-miss weekend for your kids’ ministry and leaders!

When: November 9-10th, 2018
Where: Columbus Convention Center
Who: 3rd-6th Grade

Event Prices

Early Bird

$60 before October 1st


$65 before October 22nd

At The Door

$70 after October 22nd


Kyle is a children’s and family evangelist and entertainer. He has been in children’s ministry for his entire life as his parents have been in full-time children’s ministry for over 35 years. Kyle uses his crazy talents and abilities like unicycling, juggling, ballooning, puppetry, gospel magic, storytelling, comedy, and more to present the gospel message in the most creative and exciting ways you will ever see! For the past six years, he has had the opportunity to travel all over the country speaking and performing his uplifting, hilarious, and encouraging messages!

Guest Speakers

Cierra Graves

Event Speaker

Cierra Graves is a self taught dancer, former OSU dance team choreographer/dancer and the current Oasis City Church Dance Ministry Director of Relentless Movement.

Relentless Dance Ministry

Event Performance

Challenging your children to REACH WITHIN and share the love and life of Jesus everywhere they go.

Tania Stentz

Event Speaker

Tania Stentz passionately empowers and equips children to walk in their kingdom identities through creative and practical approaches.

Event Schedule

Friday, November 9th

4:00p – 6:30p…………………Pre Party
6:30p – 7:00p…………………Pre Service
7:00p – 9:00p…………………Opening Session

Saturday, November 10th

9:00a – 10:00a………………..Morning Service
10:00a – 12:00p………………BREAKOUT
12:00p – 2:00p………………..Lunch
2:00p – 3:30p………………….BREAKOUTS
3:30p – 5:00p………………….Closing Service

**The wait between registration and opening service can be a long one, we suggest bringing snacks for your kiddos!**

Morning Session

Born to Create

Students will learn what abilities God has put inside of them and why.  They will be challenged to REACH WITHIN and share the love and life of Jesus everywhere they go.  Students will choose one of three break-out Sessions for the opportunity to discover and develop what God has placed within them. Sessions include:

Woodworking – During this session we will guide children through designing and creating with their hands, and how they can use these tools to glorify God

Art – During this session children of all skill level will reach in and be given the tools they need to become the artist God created them to be. Together we will walk through the project and learn how God can speak through colors

Hip-Hop Dance – Student will learn the hows and whys of ministering through the art of dance.

Afternoon Session

Students will have a chance to be a part of:

  • How to Be a SuperHero and Hear From God  – Students will work on their super ability to hear from the Lord and be empowered to partner with God to bring life to others.
  • How to Be a SuperHero in Your Community – Students will learn what the Bible says about how they can be a hero when they take care of others, and different ways they can accomplish this in their local churches.

Hotel Information


401 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Hyatt Regency

350 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio, USA, 43215


Red Roof

111 E. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, OH


Drury Inn

88 East Nationwide Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43215


Food Options Nearby

North Market

Established in 1876, the North Market is Columbus’ only remaining true public market. More than 30 merchants vend a wide variety of fresh, local, authentic food.

Food Court

The food court is located right inside the convention center. It has a variety of food options that are easily accessible from the concourse. Check out food options below.


Looking for a late night bite? Grab some pizza right next to the convention center at your convenience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does registration open?

Registration opens at 4:00 pm on Friday, November 9th, and will be located just inside the North Entrance to the Columbus Convention Center.

What are the hotel options for Reach attendees?

Below is the hotels closest to the Convention Center:

401 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Crown Plaza
33 East Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215

Red Roof
111 E. Nationwide Blvd.
Columbus, Oh 43215

Hyatt Regency
350 N High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Drury Inn & Suites
88 East Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215


Where can I get information about the Columbus Convention Center?

You can find information regarding the Columbus Convention at

For a direct link to the Columbus Convention Center map, follow this link:

What should we do when we arrive?

There are three main check-in options at the registration area:

Fast Pass: If you registered using the Fast Pass option, you will recieve all your registration details and wristbands in the mail prior to the event. If you pre-order shirts, upon arrival at the Convention Center, please send one person to the Fast Pass line at registration to pick them up.

Pre-registered (without Fast Pass option): If you are pre-registered for the event, but did not choose the Fast Pass option, you will need to send one person from your group to check in at the designated area. Check-in lines will be sorted by church city.

On-Site Registration: If you did not pre-register for the event, please proceed directly to the on-site registration line.

Should my student(s) bring spending money?

Yes. In addition to food and snacks, students will have the opportunity to purchase merchandise for both Reach Kids and Reach Conference.

What activities are taking place during Reach Kids other than the main services?

On Friday afternoon, we will have our Pre-Party which will include Super Hero themed games and other fun things to get hyped for Reach Kids! Saturday will include awesome breakouts like dance, art, and wood working, designed to help kids Reach in to Reach out.

What food options are in or near the Convention Center?

The Convention Center does have a food court on the south side which includes several eating options. There are also many dining options around the Convention Center including the North Market across the street and a Chipotle on Front Street. Follow this link for a list provided by the Convention Center: or simply Google “restaurants near the Columbus Convention Center” for many more options.

Where should we park?

Below is a list of Convention Center Parking Garages and the costs:

We also recommend you check with your hotel regarding parking to see if they have a viable option since most are within walking distance. We also suggest you consider downloading the Panda Parking App ( as it will provide an overview of parking options and costs for the downtown area.

South Garage ($10)
50 E Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215

Vine Garage ($10)
37 Vine Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Goodale Garage ($10)
70 East Goodale Street
Columbus, OH 43215

East Surface Lot ($8)
80 East Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215

Together, we will REACH IN so that we can REACH OUT and share the good news of Jesus!  This will be an impactful event in your students’ lives!  See you there!

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