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GROUP REG: Diocesan Acolyte Festival

Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast - Christ Church Cathedral

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Christ Church Cathedral 115 S. Conception St. MobileAL  36602
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Christ Church Cathedral 115 S. Conception St. MobileAL  36602

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What's Included

What to expect. This inaugural event is a day all about honoring the ministry of acolytes. The day will include a visit by Bishop Russell Kendrick, workshops on different aspects of being an acolyte, catered lunch, and a Festival Eucharist with procession of participants. When to arrive. Check-in begins at 8:30 am. The Festival begins at 9:30 am and concludes at 3:45 pm. *Overnight lodging available as needed on Friday night. What to bring. Acolytes will come with “holy hardware” from their church, including robes, crosses, torches, banners, and thuribles. Where is the Cathedral? Christ Church Cathedral is located at 115 S. Conception Street, Mobile, AL 36602. Who should attend? Youth acolytes should come with their adult leaders, who can vest and process. Clergy are also invited. Vesting color is green. Who is leading the Festival? Mike Harding, Acolyte Master at Holy Nativity, Panama City; Bishop Russell Kendrick, The Very Rev. Beverly Findley Gibson, Rector and Dean at Church Church Cathedral, Mobile and The Rev. Dan Wagner, Canon Pastor at Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile. Register Online. register.cgcyouth.org Registration: $12 Contact James Lawrence, Diocesan Youth Coordinator at james@cgcyouth.org or (251) 616-2162

About This Organizer

We are the Commission on Youth and Young Adult Ministries in the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast. We organize events, retreats, and experiences for 6-12th graders as well as young adults.

Organizer Info

  • Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

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Christ Church Cathedral 115 S. Conception St. MobileAL  36602
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