Surge is an annual collegiate retreat that serves as a catalyst for spiritual growth and a support to discipleship in the local church. At Surge, we accomplish this through the preaching of God’s word, worship, small group discussions, and connecting students to authentic community. 


 Living Your Life in Response to Jesus

Romans 12:1-2


Febraury 16-18th, 2024


Granite Hills Retreat and Conference Center

2025 Iron Springs Road

Prescott, AZ 86305


Early bird special through Dec 31st, 2023: $140 per person & a free book

January 1st. 2024 through registration deadline:  $145 & option to add a book for a fee

Pastor Chuck Newkirk

Pastor Chuck Newkirk is the lead pastor at Church on Mill in Tempe, Arizona. Church on Mill is the partnering church with Christian Challenge on ASU Tempe's campus. Pastor Chuck will be leading three main sessions throughout the weekend and helping decipher what it means to worship. 

Worship Band

Trevor Bush and the Challenge Band will be leading our weekend in worship for Surge 2024. Join us in a time of music, prayer, and scripture during our main sessions. 

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