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JANUARY 15-17, 2021




This conference style weekend is designed for all current 7th-12th grade students to grow in their walk with

God, deepen their community,

and have a ton of fun!

Conference Style

To help keep everyone healthy and safe, we won't be staying in Host Homes during Disciple Now weekend. This weekend will be fully hosted on campus at First Baptist Opelika, and will be a conference style event. 

Medical Release Form

All participants must submit a current Medical Release Form in order to attend Disciple Now. Forms are available in The Well at FBCO, and they are available for download here


In Person Participant The cost of the weekend is $55 for all students attending DNOW on campus at FBCO. This covers the cost of all activities, curriculum + materials, meals throughout the weekend, and a sweatshirt! Students will receive a wristband that enables them access to the entire weekend on campus.

Virtual Participant | The cost of the weekend for virtual participants is $25. This covers the cost of your sweatshirt, as well as a full registration pack complete with all materials for the weekend!

Important Information

Whether you're registering as a virtual participant or you will be joining us on campus for the weekend, check out this video for more details explaining Disciple Now Weekend!

Today (January 6) is the last day to register for DNOW to make sure you get your preferred sweatshirt size! Register today!

Masks are required for all in person participants at all times throughout the weekend.

Chuck Hooten

Chuck Hooten is a musician, writer, author, speaker, and pastor from Knoxville Tennessee. He is husband to Emily and dad to Lily, Ava, Mae, and Josie. Chuck loves reading, adventuring with his family, playing basketball, talking about Jesus, trying new foods, drinking coffee, camping, drinking coffee while camping, and lots of other things. Find out more about Chuck, listen to some music, and drop him a note at chuckhooten.com.

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Sean Emory

The most deceptive lie is the one we tell ourselves. Sean Emory has taken this idea and created a new art-form that illuminates the problems with our perception. As a Perception Artist, Sean uses a variety of skills to illuminate how deception works in our mind—so that the truth can be as clear as possible.

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Trace Pridgen

Trace is a worship leader, guitarist and CCM artist based out of Atlanta, GA. He regularly leads worship across the southeast with various ministries, churches, as well as leads at camps + events with his band. He regularly writes and releases original, Christ centric music under the artist name TRACE. As a writer, his drive is to create songs with “great theology, great musicianship, and a Christ-centered message”.

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Paxton Brittle

Paxton serves as the Worship Pastor at Double Oak Community Church in Birmingham, AL. Before he and his wife Julie move to Birmingham, Paxton served on our Student Ministry staff for two years. He and Julie have two dogs, Emmie + Jackson. We love Paxton's heart for worship, for students, and for FBCO specifically!

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