Free State Church

Love God. Love People. Change the world.

Free State Church is a non-denominational church based in Lawrence, Kansas with associated groups in Topeka and the Manhattan/Junction City/Ft. Riley area. Free State Church is also the home of the Simple Truth Campus Ministry at the University of Kansas and Washburn University. The church was established in 1997, incorporated in 2003, and was registered as a 501(c)-3 non-profit in 2013.

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Strong and Courageous - CALLED!

  • 1020 Kasold Drive Lawrence, KS, 66049 (map)

Strong and Courageous is a teen retreat held annually on Labor Day weekend for teens and is geared at maintaining unity and supercharging their faith as they head into the new school year. The theme for this the retreat this year is CALLED and the theme scripture is "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." -Romans 8:28

Registration for Strong and Courageous is $15 plus a small fee for processing and is open until August 20th. The teens will participate in bible discussion, play games, attend a teen led worship service and receive a t-shirt from the event.

If you have questions or need additional information, please send us an email at and an organizer will reach out to you.

Earlier Event: August 25
Women's Prayer Breakfast