Standing on the Rock
The Fall Youth Event for 6th – 12th Graders
Friday, November 1 at 6:30 PM to Sunday, November 3 at 1:30 PM
at St. Luke’s Cathedral in Portland
134 Park Street (back entrance), Portland, ME
Youth from across the Episcopal Diocese of Maine are invited come and find their Rock. 6th-12th grade youth, along with young adult and adult staff, will gather to
build friendships, play and pray alongside other teens, and crack open their faith.
We will explore Portland, play games, read through the Bible with fresh eyes and
no pre-set answers, and discover how we are Standing on the Rock.
Registration is $48 or $20 with financial aid. 100% financial aid is also available – just note this on your registration. Friends and first time youth event registrants attend free – think about inviting a friend.
Answers to FAQS:
When do we start and end? We gather on Friday, November 1 at 6:30 pm (after dinner) until Sunday, November 3 at 1:30 pm. Your family is invited to come to the closing program on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
What’s the cost? Registration is $48 or $20 with financial aid. 100% financial aid is available. New friends and participants register for their first event for FREE!
You can pay online when you register to, or send checks, made out to Episcopal Diocese of Maine, to: Youth Events Diocesan of Maine, 143 State St, Portland, ME 04101.
What kinds of things will we do? We’ll experience church in an entirely different way – designed, run, and led by your own peers. Teens at this event will meet other teens, be part of interesting discussion groups, engage in enjoyable worship, listen to talks created by other teens, play games, listen to music, and essentially have a great time. We’ll also read through the entire Bible with the help of our extended community, over the course of the weekend.
What should I bring? sleeping bag, pillow, mattress (optional), comfortable clothes, swimsuit, shower stuff, towel, some homework (optional), a snack or dessert to contribute (no nuts or peanut butter). Don’t bring: money or anything valuable.
Who can come? All youth in grades 9-12. Feel free to invite your friends! Friends who are invited attend their first event for FREE!
Who can be on staff and when is prep? Any teen who is in 7th grade or higher and has previously attended a youth event can be on staff. We will have “Prep Weekend,” when teen and adult staff gather to prepare for the event, the weekend of Friday-Saturday, October 25-26, at Trinity Church in Portland. Please note on the form below if you’d like to be on staff, or contact Sara D’Angio White (contact info below). Adults interested in volunteering can also contact Sara.
Contact: Youth Missioner Sara D’Angio White is available to answer any questions: (585) 749-9125 or sdangiowhite@episcopalmaine