Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ



LAUNCH is designed to equip pastors, student ministers and volunteer youth workers in effective strategies to reach lost students for Christ and train saved students in best evangelism practices. The focus for 2018 will be reaching students in middle and high school campuses using First Priority.

Conference Information

Cumberland Inn
649 S 10th St
Williamsburg, KY 40769


Mark Robbins


Mark serves as the Executive Director of First Priority.

Andy McDonald

Andy Serves as the Church Evangelism Strategist at the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

Todd Gray

Todd serves as the Team Leader for the Evangelism, Church Planting & Campus Ministries team at the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

Additional speakers may be added at a later date.

Hotel Accommodations

Reservations can be made by contacting Cumberland Inn, 606-539-4100. Please refer to the LAUNCH Conference when making a reservation.


$92.95 Standard Room
$112.95 Founders Suite
$122.95 Kleist & Shell Suites
$132.95 Derby Suite

*Rooms are subject to availability. Taxes and fees are not included in the rates mentioned above. The room rate is guaranteed until one month prior to the event. After that time, rooms will be released and the cost may differ and/or the rooms may be sold out. Existing reservations may be canceled up to 24 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

Golf Outing (Optional)

For those interested in participating in an additional out of the office activity, conference attendees will head out to the Stearns Golf Course in Stearns, Kentucky immediately following lunch on Monday. Green fees and golf clubs (be sure to bring your own) are not included in the cost of the conference and must be paid upon arrival at the golf course:

$25 - 18 Holes (Includes cart)
$15 - 9 Holes (Includes cart)

LAUNCH Registration

For additional information about LAUNCH, please contact Andy McDonald, (502) 489-3576 or