Friends University, Wichita, KS | Founded in 1898 by the Religious Society of Friends, today Friends University provides undergraduate and graduate liberal arts instruction within the context of the Christian faith. Historic Alumni Auditorium will house the primary elements of The Apprentice Gathering.


Drury Plaza Hotel | $118/night is the awesome rate for the conference hotel, the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita (rate available until August 31, 2017). Click here for a list of hotel amenities or to reserve a room. The conference hotel will be running a shuttle from the Drury to Friends University for your convenience. 

Hyatt Regency Wichita | $129/night is the rate for the alternate conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency Wichita (rate available until September 5, 2017). A 5-minute drive from Friends University (free airport and event shuttles are available) it is located downtown overlooking the Arkansas River and features free parking. To reserve a room, visit the Hyatt website here. If you need additional assistance, please call 1-888-421-1442.


Southwest, Delta, United, Et Al | Most major airlines serve Wichita. Book your flight early to ensure a good price. Contact Bonnie Parker of AAA Travel (1-316-722-6226) if you would like assistance in making your travel arrangements.


Become a Ministry Partner Today | The Ministry Resource Area offers participants the opportunity to learn about and connect with incredible Christian spiritual formation ministries from across the globe as well as seminaries offering degrees in Christian spiritual formation. To become a Ministry Partner and help support The Apprentice Institute click here to learn more. You can also contact Kara Yuza at


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The Apprentice Series and other books, including those by the featured speakers, will be available at The Apprentice Gathering. A stellar local bookstore, Eighth Day Books, specializing in classic books across the disciplines of art, science, and the humanities will be on site as well as InterVarsity Press.  You will want to make time to peruse the selections of both.


The Sanctuary is the event prayer room, a place for rest, relaxation and meditation.  The Sanctuary is open during all hours of The Apprentice Gathering with specific times each day for guided prayer.


Meals/Childcare/Refunds | Regular registration includes access to all aTalks and the Friday workshops. Thursday intensives are additional costs. No meals are included with registration. Childcare is not available. Cancellation fee: $25/person. No refunds after September 1, 2017.