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INFERNO Ministry ​Retreat:​ April 22 - 25, 2020

Registration is now open. All current similar ministries of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch will receive an invitation to register via email.


Empower the Ministry. This is one of the four mission pillars on which Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch stands upon. After the book Hope Rising was published, the ranch received a great deal of correspondence from like-hearted individuals who wished to learn how to create a similar program. In 2005 the ranch responded to this need by establishing our first Information Clinic. These Clinics have been held every year since and continue to be highly attended. ​Our clinic attendees have brought over 200 new similar ministries into existence around the world.

Continuing our desire to strengthen and support the relationship with these ministries, in 2012 Crystal Peaks held its inaugural Leadership Conference. Directors, selected core teams of staff and volunteers from participating ranches were all encouraged to attend.

In 2016, we redefined the purpose of this event, and it became the DEEPER- Jesus First Ministry Conference.

As we have prayed and sought the heart of the Father for 2020, we have felt led to further redefine the purpose and content of gathering. We understand the intense physical and emotional drain that can come from running a ranch ministry. We want you to know we have heard you, and are creating more of a retreat atmosphere this year. It is our desire to unite for the purpose of being consumed by His love, His passion, and His unfathomable majesty in worship, praise and the sharing of His Word. The bible tells us in Hebrews 12:29, “For our God is a consuming fire.” He is the reason we do what we do! This year’s ministry conference, called INFERNO, has taken shape as a time of rest and restoring with more of a retreat feel.

Jesus is waiting to meet with you. It is our desire to provide a thin place where you can breathe in and soak up all that our Heavenly Father has to share with you. This time of retreat has been inspired for you to easily run into the arms of our Abba Father knowing full well; He is eager to receive you! So, come to Crystal Peaks this spring and share in the “INFERNO” that is our all-consuming God!

Jesus said, “Come to me all who are weak and weary and I will give you rest.” So, we have designed exactly that. This year’s ministry retreat has taken shape as a time of replenishment and renewal. It will be a time of building up, and re-igniting the spark that so eagerly desires to combust inside us.This event is set apart for leaders desiring to grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ with the emphasis on keeping Jesus Christ as the focus of all.


Registration Information:

Registration for this conference is reserved for ranches that are actively serving their community and have completed the CPYR Similar Ministry Application process and are current with their required Annual Update.

Ideally, those who participate have already attended one of our previous Information Clinics. Conference size is intentionally limited to create an environment that fosters greater opportunity for relational depth among participants. Click here for a sample schedule. Future event registration announcements will be made through our ​active similar ministry list, newsletter, and social media services. 

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost of the ​event includes lunches and dinners ​throughout the duration of the event (Wednesday evening through Saturday morning). Payment is required in full to reserve your spot. The cost of the 2020 INFERNO retreat is ​$300. It is our aspiration to help shoulder alongside as many ministries as we can. 

Registrations received after March 23rd will be charged a $50 late fee to cover the extra administrative work required to process registrations, and adjust event supplies so close to the event.  Finally, all opportunities for registration will close two weeks prior to the event.



Refund Policy: 

Please understand before registering: $100 of the registration fee per participant is non-refundable once your reservation has been confirmed. For example, if you register 3 people and call to cancel, $300 is non-refundable. 

*Note: 30 days prior to the event, on March 23rd,​ the full amount is non-refundable.*

The INFERNO ​retreat has a minimum age requirement of 18. Rare exceptions may be made at the sole discretion of the Similar Ministries Manager. 

Lodging & Transportation Information:

We have compiled a list of popular accommodations and travel information in the Bend/Redmond/Sisters area. Click here to view.

*Please do not place airline, car rental or hotel reservations until you have completed the registration and a registration confirmation email has been received. These costs are not included in the ​​INFERNO retreat registration fee and will need to be covered by each participant separately.*


If you have further questions or would like to apply to shoulder with CPYR as a similar ministry, please contact our team at (541) 330-0123 or similarministries@cpyr.org


You may also enjoy connecting with others in this network of interest through the public Facebook group: Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch - Empowering the Ministry