Inland West Mission Center

​SPECTACULAR is a gathering of youth and their leaders at Graceland University.  This event is the largest annual gathering of youth in the Community of Christ. During SPEC campers have an opportunity to participate in leadership and discipleship development, worship, arts, music and sports. The mission of SPECTACULAR is to create a safe, Christ-centered community that encourages young women and men to discover God, their inherent worth, and cultivate and express their giftedness. The youth of the Inland West Mission Center join together with youth from the Greater Pacific Northwest Mission Center to form the Northwest Delegation.  

Our NW SPEC trip will be July 12-22, 2023
This trip includes a 3-Day Northwest Delegation Retreat in Independence, MO, and SPEC at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA. 

Register online with the Northwest Delegation at by April 15. Register with SPEC by May 20. SPEC registration won’t be open until April.

Here is the information for Inland West Campers for NW SPEC this year: 

Total Fees: Inland West Camper: $650 
Due April 15:  Inland West Camper: $350 and Northwest Registration Form 
Due May 20:  Inland West Camper: $300 plus SPEC Registration Form plus copy of health card 

Airfare is not included in the above amount but will be covered by the YES Funds (Youth Funds) held by the Mission Center.  These funds are made available by the generous contributions of many individuals and congregations.

Send payments to: Northwest SPEC, c/o Cindie Ellwanger, 30442 101st Pl. SE, Auburn, WA 98092. All checks should be made payable to “Community of Christ” with the participants name in the memo line.

Invitation Letter

YES Fund Application


Spectacular (SPEC) 2023

July 12, 2023 to July 22, 2023

This year's theme:  WONDER