A Gathering for Worship, Celebration, Prayer, and Vision

For Christian Leaders around DCI, Corps Alumni, and Staff

January 5 - 7, 2018
Friday Evening through Sunday Morning
Cost: $40 (please bring CASH with you)
Space is Limited, Please Register Below

Saturday Evening Event: Dinner and Worship
For DFW/Denton Box 7 Supporters, Alums, Families
Christian Campus Community Building
1305 W. Oak Street  Denton, TX 76201
(Free Parking on Street)
Register Here

Location: Denton, TX near UNT

Sessions, meals, and housing will be at the facilities below plus a few host homes. Meals will be cooked at the Christian Campus Center by volunteers. Housing will be "drum corps style" -- bring sleeping gear for the floor and shower gear

Who's Leading

Teacher and Testimonies

  • Reuven Ross • International Missionary and Pastor • From Waco, TX • Marched Cavaliers
  • Britton Wood • Recent Phantom Regiment percussion staff • Marched Phantom Regiment and Music City Mystique

Worship Music Project​

Our desire is to strengthen a culture of musical worship in Box 7 Ministries with a live-recorded album of songs led by drum corps people, for drum corps people. A selection of tracks will be released for free or low-cost in Spring 2018.

Musicians Leading the 2018 Conference and Recording Are:​
  • Mike Mage​ • Lead & Guitar • Worship Director for Bay Hope Church in Tampa, FL • Former member of Bellarive
  • Alicia Conrad Heuer • Voice • Content Writer for RightNow Ministries • Marched & Taught Phantom Regiment
  • Collin Hill • Keys • University of Central Florida • Member of First Baptist Church Oviedo • Marched Cadets & Infinity
  • Josh Turner • Bass • Band Director - Choctaw Nicoma Schools, OK • Member of Dischordia • Marched Carolina Crown
  • Kurt Doty • Percussion • Elementary Teacher - Plano, TX • Alum of Box 7 @ UNT and marched Troopers

Planning Team

  • Evan Woods - director of conference
  • Karl Koemmpel - housing and session leader
  • Nathan Pratt - music admin and production
  • Cynthia Chaps - production
  • Jake Thiede - audio
  • Pita Lerma - volunteer coordination
  • Sammi Whitwell - media
  • Nathan Gaulke and Jay Lopez - shuttle coordination
  • William & Sara Waller, Alan & Gina Dugger - Food Service


  • Friday, January 5
  • Saturday, January 6
  • Sunday, January 7

Saturday, January 6

Wakeup & Personal Quiet Time

8:30 Breakfast​ & Coffee

9:30 Morning Session​
Devotional - Mike Mage
Vision and Prayer for Revival - facilitated by Evan Woods
"Boundaries" - taught by Karl Koemmpel

Noon Lunch

1:15 Brainstorm and Pray, Sessions 1 & 2

3:00 Walk & Pray for UNT and Hickory Street Housing
Karl leads time to pray for UNT // Evan leads time to pray for ministry housing

4:15 Brainstorm and Pray Session 3

5:30 Dinner - with additional guests - Box 7 supporters and DCI alums

7:15 Walk to The Village Church Denton

7:30 Evening Session, Prayer & Worship (Live Recording)

Snack, Shower & Sleep


Denton is about 45 minutes from major transportation hubs. Shuttle service will be coordinated just like a drum corps camp. 

Arrivals: Friday before 2:30 PM is preferred (we will be serving dinner before the first session)
Departures: Sunday after 3:30 PM is preferred (unless you're participating in optional post-meetings)

Able to come early or stay later in Denton?  Extra housing is available, or you can find your own.  Contact Karl Koemmpel