Mission and Ministries






Mission and Ministries





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One mission. Three ministries.


Our mission

Inviting youth
into Christian adulthood


Youth become adults when they're empowered to pursue the life of Christ on their own, and to take it into any environment.

We're raising a generation committed to Christian maturity. Will you join in?

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The Academy inspires youth and their leaders through summer conferences and alumni events.  

See The Academy


Partnerships empowers schools and churches to invite youth into Christian adulthood through local events.  

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The Movement equips the church through resources that encourage winsome Christian maturity.  

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He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching 
everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present
everyone fully mature in Christ.

Colossians 1:28


Start Exploring Wheatstone


Start Exploring Wheatstone

Dive in. What would you like to see?

"I've grown in ways I never expected because
my eyes were opened at Wheatstone."

Janae, 2008 Alumna



A one-week rite of passage for Christian youth and training for their leaders at partner universities.  See The Academy.


From field trips and retreats to speakers and staff training, Wheatstone is ready to provide whatever your community needs to take up our shared mission. We believe in local churches and schools, so we promise to be your supporters, never your replacements. 


Learn more. It's nice to meet you.

"Who knew that 6 days spent with fellow Christ followers would redirect my faith, relationships, thoughts, emotions and behaviors for years to come?"

Lindsay, 2004 Alumna



Spanning denominations and cultures, Wheatstone is completely unique.

Grounded in Scripture

Everything we do submissively points to the Word. 

Focused on Transition

Becoming an adult involves identity, mind, heart, & society.

Pursuing Freedom

We don't make dependents; we call people to freedom.

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Wheatstone promotes six values that - when combined with Christian teaching and community in families and local churches - are uniquely powerful for inviting youth into Christian adulthood. 


Help out. We're all in this together.

"When I look back on my experiences at Wheatstone, I find myself
realizing that it was then that I began to spiritually mature."

Kanan, 2009 Alumnus



We seek exceptional Christian scholars, artists, speakers, discussion leaders, and more. Click below to find available positions at events or regional offices. We'd love to extend our invitation with you.


Wheatstone is a 501(c)(3) religious nonprofit that depends on the generosity of a large donor community. We are committed to financial integrity and strong donor relationships.

Please consider giving a small monthly gift, contributing to our seasonal campaigns, or becoming a major benefactor to fuel our growth. We can't invite youth into Christian adulthood without you!


Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, 
but in your thinking be mature.

1 Corinthians 14:20