For all diocesan youth events, a ratio of 1:7 adults to youth is enforced, and we follow all Safe Church policies.
Take a leap and join us for a weekend where we will dive deeper into our faith! Participants will learn to live their lives with more joy and greater intention. They will acquire knowledge and tips on how to leave behind things that are weighing them down spiritually, emotionally and physically. We will learn together how to move forward and become the best version of ourselves by reclaiming the joy of being a child of God. We hope you’ll join us for this fun-filled and formational weekend you won’t want to miss!
Bishops' Ball is for both middle and high school youth.
Love each other as I have loved you. I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. John 15:12-15
Genesis is a middle school event during which young people grades 6-8 are encourage to learn more and grow deeper in their faith through talks and the leadership of high school age youth. The theme for 2020 is relationships with God and relationships with ourselves. Join us for a youth lead weekend with talks, music, small groups, friends and fun.
Dinner will be provided Friday evening. Participants stay overnight at Haw River State Park in Browns Summit in heated cabins with bunk beds. Sheets, blankets, pillows and towels are not provided.
"I am the vine and you are the branches. He who dwells in me, as I dwell in him, bears much fruit." - John 15:5
Happening is a renewal weekend for high school youth. The event allows young people to encounter Christ in an intentional Christian community. The event is lead by youth with clergy and lay adult support. Highlights of the weekend include talks, songs, worship and small groups.
Dinner will be provided Friday evening. Participants stay overnight at Haw River State Park in Browns Summitin heated cabins with bunk beds. Sheets, blankets, pillows and towels are not provided.
Helping Understand God through Sharing: HUGS is a unique camp for unique people, bringing together young people of diverse abilities. They overcome barriers of real and imagined differences and build bridges of understanding. HUGS is about acknowledging the good creation in each of us and more fully knowing and loving our God through it. The great differences among campers and staff help all of us learn to appreciate and celebrate our diversity as we recognize our common ground.
The youth ministry department will offer Dismantling Racism to high school youth in our Diocese this fall. The curriculum will be offered as a hybrid in-person/online course beginning on Saturday, October 17. This curriculum comes from the Absalom Jones Center in Atlanta and is designed specifically for youth in Christian community.