The 2017 ETC Conference will take place from May 4-7 in Rimini, Italy. The speakers are Gary Wilkerson, Howard Foltz and João Martins. Lidia Genta and Stefano Rigamonti will lead worship again. Registration for the conference is now open!
Pastor Gary Wilkerson, son of Teen Challenge Founder David Wilkerson, will be one of the main speakers at the 2017 Conference. Gary Wilkerson is the President of World Challenge. He is also the Lead Pastor of The Springs Church in Colorado Springs, CO.
Teen Challenge Slovakia was founded in August 1995. They run a resocialization center for men called Restart. Early 2011 the accredited Children's Home Compass was established and later that year they started a re-entry.
Teen Challenge in Slovakia was founded in 1995. In 2007 the institution was transformed into a non-profit organization called Teen Challenge Slovakia n.o.
From 1996-2000 they ran a resocialization center for women, called Bethesda. In 1998, the resocialization center for men with the same name Bethesda was founded. Since 2005 it has been housed in a former primary school in a quiet part of the town Sereď. In 2007, the resocialization center for men was accredited and since 2010 it carries the name Restart.
Children's Home and re-entry
Within the non-profit organization Teen Challenge Slovakia, are also two other organizational entities operated. On 1 January 2011 the accredited Children's Home Compass was established, and on 9 September 2011 the work in the Midway sheltered accommodation Progress (re-entry) started.