Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

Children's Formation

The diocese offers several formation opportunities for children. In the menu to the left, you will find useful information, including registration procedures, registration forms, event opportunities and flyers to help spread the word.

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Sign up here to receive news and updates about events the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina offers to its children and youth.  By staying in the loop, you can have all the information you need to offer the children and youth in your life opportunities to faithfully grow.

5th Grade Bridge Retreat
Location:  Camp Gravatt, Aiken, SC
icon Flyer: 5th Grade Bridge Retreat 2017
Event Date:  May 20-21, 2017
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2017
Register for the 2017 5th Grade Bridge Retreat

The 5th Grade Bridge retreat for rising 6th graders will give you a look at the changes ahead in middle school, in your church, or other communities.  This 24-hour retreat will allow you to dip your toes into trusting God's presence within your changing lives!  

Anyone who has attended a children or youth retreat in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina may apply to be on the 5th Grade Bridge Retreat Design Team. Additional information may be found on the Design Team Application found above and in the menu on the left.  

Safe Church Training Required for All Adult Chaperones

For all diocesan children and youth events, all adult chaperones are required to have completed Safe Church Training. To schedule a Safe Church training session at your congregation, contact Tracy Forman by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: 803-771-7800 x 101. 

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  • Bishop Waldo Calls to Order
  • Bishop Greg Rickel on Stewardship
  • Leadership Day
  • Dean Timothy Jones of Trinity Cathedral
  • The Rev. Dr. James Farwell
  • Ms. Terri Mathes
  • Closing Plenary Before Evensong
  • Bill Hunter of the Advent Shoppe
  • Christ Church Before Evensong
  • Gravatt Booth
  • Thompson Booth
  • Canterbury Booth
  • Sewanee Booth
  • Business Day
  • Cursillo 130 1
  • Cursillo 130 2
  • Cursillo 130 3
  • Cursillo 130 4
  • Cursillo 130 5
  • Cursillo 130 6
  • Cursillo 130 7
  • Cursillo 130 8
  • Cursillo 130 9
  • Cursillo 130 10
  • Cursillo 130 11