Faith Fest 2022: Oceans Deep


Augustana Faith Fest is a weekend retreat opportunity for 6th-to-8th graders hosted by students at Augustana University February 5-6, 2022! This year’s theme, “Oceans Deep,” is based on Psalm 93:4.

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Our special musical guest will be Rachel Kurtz, an engaging and gifted worship leader. This year’s schedule includes service projects in the Sioux Falls community, worship, games, crafts, and more!

Registration will open in late fall, with a registration deadline of Friday, January 14. Payment is due with registration and is 50% refundable in the case of cancellation. For more information contact Pastor Ann Rosendale by email or call at 605.274.4603.

The registration fee of $75 per youth covers the cost of two meals, a Faith Fest t-shirt (for youth participants only), lodging at the Elmen Center on campus, and all program expenses. Adult leaders are free of charge. Each congregation attending Faith Fest is asked to send at least one adult leader per ten youth to participate in all of the weekend’s activities. 

Registration deadline is Friday, January 14Space is limited, so be sure to register early!

About Rachel Kurtz:

Rachel has been touring and singing for almost 20 years. She speaks frankly about love, God, parenting, heartbreak and her infectious laugh is peppered throughout her concerts. Her songs are rife with emotion and can make you get up and dance. Whether she is singing at a concert or in church, her voice can cut through the noise and gives the listener a place to rest.

For more information, contact Pastor Ann Rosendale at or 605.274.4603.