Presented by FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, SLS18 is an adventurous five-day event in Chicago, IL, from January 2nd-6th, 2018. With unexpected twists and turns, you will be challenged, inspired, and left wanting more.

"The world needs Christ-like leaders. The world needs you. Come join like-minded leaders of the Church for five days of training and fellowship. At SLS18, you'll get to know other missionary disciples like you as you learn, teach, pray, and celebrate together as members of the Body of Christ. Be inspired by world-class speakers, be renewed in the sacraments and adoration, and be ignited with zeal for the mission to make disciples of all nations."

The cost:

$399 conference cost + $125 transportation
$499 conference cost + $125 transportation (after October 27th)


  • Fundraising is available and FOCUS missionaries will be holding "Fundraising Nights" to cast vision, answer any questions, & help you in any way to fundraise for this conference!
  • If you would like to fundraise, you MUST talk to a FOCUS missionary before you register so that we can give you a specific fundraising code!


For more information, ask any of the student missionaries, FOCUS missionaries, Peer Ministers at the Newman Center, or go to