Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

Youth Formation and Mission

 

The Diocese of Upper South Carolina seeks "To Know, Grow, and Sow the Love of Christ" among youth through events offered for young people in grades 5-12. Diocesan events are held in various locations and are open to all youth and their friends. Each of these events, while focused on a specific age group and theme or program, is designed to deepen the spiritual development and the leadership skills of the participants. All youth events are designed and led by youth with adult supervision and clergy input. Our policies and procedures for our youth events may be found in our FAQS document. Churches are required to provide Safe Church trained, background checked chaperones for all retreats, except Happening. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by email or phone: 803-771-7800 x104 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by email or phone at 803-771-7800 x105.

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Youth Ministry Community Covenant Updated 2019 +HERE

2018-2019 Youth Ministry School Year Events Flyer +HERE 

2018-2019 Calendar of Youth Formation and Ministry Dates and Events +HERE 

                                                                                                          


 

Diocesan Youth Leadership Committe (DYLC) for 2019-2020 Year
Both Youth and Adult Applications are being Acccepted Now
   
 Click +HERE for DYLC Application
 
Registration Deadline:  April 8, 2019

 

(Check bottom of this page for complete information on Diocesan Youth Leadership Committee  or DYLC)


Happening #81: March 15-17, 2019

5:30pm Friday to 4pm Sunday
Location: The Bishop Gravatt Center, Aiken

                

Happening is a Christian experience, presented by teenagers, intended to renew the Christian Church in the power of the Holy Spirit, so that the church may more readily respond to its call to spread the Kingdom of God throughout the world.

Staff Application Deadline is January 7, 2019  Clcik for Staff Application

Staff Application site +HERE

Candidate & Staff Registration Deadline is February 25, 2019

Candidate & Staff Registration site +HERE

Happening #81 Staff* Application  (NOW OPEN!)

icon Sponsor Letter 81

icon Happening #81 Fact Sheet

icon Staff Information - Happening #81


Be Unconventional (BU): April 5-7, 2019 
Register for BU +HERE

6pm Friday to 12pm Sunday
Location: The Bishop Gravatt Center, Aiken

                

Be Unconventional is a middle school retreat for youth in Grades 6-8 from April 5-7, 2019 at The Bishop Gravatt Center and is an opportunity for beginning the Spring with God, with Self, with Others, and with Creation. 

Register for BU+HERE (Deadline is March 23, 2019)

 


5th Grade Bridge Retreat: April 27-28, 2019
Register +HERE  Registration Deadline April 8, 2019

11:30am Saturday to 12pm Sunday
Location: The Bishop Gravatt Center, Aiken

icon 2019 5th Grade Bridge Retreat Flyer

The 5th Grade Bridge Retreat is for rising 6th Graders to look at the changes ahead in Middle School, both in your church and other communities.  The theme of this retreat is Psalm 118:23: “This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.”

icon 5th Grade Design Team Application 2019 (Deadline for Application is February 25, 2019)

Register +HERE  Registration Deadline April 8, 2019

 


 
Diocesan Youth Leadership Committe (DYLC) for 2019-2020 Year
Both Youth and Adult Applications are being Acccepted Now
   
 Click +HERE for DYLC Application
 
Registration Deadline:  April 8, 2019
 
DYLC Orientation for 2019-2020 Year
May 17-19, 2019
6:00 pm Friday to 12:00 pm Sunday
Location: St. Simon St. Jude, Irmo, SC
 
In The Diocese of Upper South Carolina, the Diocesan Youth Leadership Committee (DYLC) meet, brainstorm, and plan the youth retreats for the upcoming school year. This group of high school youth and adults throughout the diocese assists in the creation and implementation of youth events. DYLC also helps in setting the policies and procedures for the Diocesan Youth Community.
 
Applications are be accepted though April 8, 2019. We are particularly seeking representation from congregations not currently represented on DYLC. 
 
The DYLC 2019-2020 application is posted +HERE.  New applicants and continuing members of DYLC for the 2019-2020 year will attend the mandatory DYLC Orientation Weekend scheduled for May 17-19, 2019 at St. Simon St. Jude in Irmo, SC. 
 
For more information, you may contact Jimmy Hartley at 803-771-7800 x104 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Julie Derrick at 803-771-7800 x105 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

icon DYLC 2019-2020 Application


 

 

  • 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
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