Diocese of Los Angeles & the West
Parish Life Conference
Hosted By: Holy Resurrection Church (Tucson, AZ))
Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa ~ July 3 - 7, 2024

Annually, the Archdiocese has three competitions for the laity at each Diocesan Parish Life Conference, based on the annual conference theme and the book of the Bible from which it is taken.

  • Bible Bowl: a two-hour competition; each parish can have a team of three (plus alternates) Click Here to register.  There are the following divisions:
    • Pre-Teens, ages 10-12
    • Junior (ages 13-15)
    • Teens, ages 16-19; The team that wins this division at each PLC will compete among the winners of the other dioceses at the Archdiocesan festival (in odd-numbered years, at the Archdiocese Convention; in even-numbered years, at the Midsummer Meetings).
    • Adults, age 20 and older
  • Creative Festivals: children from pre-school through high school create projects in one or more of the following categories, with entries from students in Grades 1-12 submitted for judging:
    • Arts
    • Photography
    • Poetry
    • Video/Multi-media
    • Writing
  • Oratorical Festival: Teens in each parish deliver a speech based on the conference theme.  Click Here to register.  There are two divisions:
    • Junior, ages 13-15
    • Senior, ages 16-19; the orator that wins this division at each PLC will compete among the winners of the other dioceses at the Archdiocesan festival (in odd-numbered years, at the Archdiocese Convention; in even-numbered years, at the Midsummer Meetings).
 
 

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Deadlines

 

Hotel Reservation Deadline:

June 17, 2024


Souvenir Journal Deadline
May 21, 2024
 
Vendor Deadline
May 1, 2024
 
Early Event Deadline
June 5, 2024
 
Online Registration Deactivation
June 29, 2024

Creative Festivals Deadline
April 15, 2024
 
Oratorical Festival Registration Deadline
June 15, 2024
 
Bible Bowl Registration Deadline
June 15, 2024
 
 
 
Links
 

Antiochian Archdiocese of North America

Antiochian Archdiocese - Diocese of Los Angeles and the West

Holy Resurrection Antiochian Orthodox Church (Tucson, AZ)