Dioceses of New York and Charleston & Mid-Atlantic
Parish Life Conference
Hosted by: St. Mary Church (Hunt Valley, MD)
Antiochian Village Heritage & Conference Center ~ June 26 - 30, 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
    • Teens, ages 13-19; 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 preschool through high school submit entries in one or more of the following categories:
    • Arts
    • Digital Art (in some Diocese)
    • Photography
    • Poetry
    • Video (in some Diocese)
    • 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).

 

 

Downloads

 

Minor Participation Form

Kid's Club Medical Form

Off-Propterty Event Form  - Idlewild Park & Soak

Off-Propterty Event Form  - Falling Waters

Off-Propterty Event Form  - Fort Liginior

Off-Propterty Event Form  - Coal Tubin


Event Registration

Sponsorship Form

Vendor Form 


PLC General Schedule


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Deadlines

 

Village Reservation Deadline:

June 1 2024


Sponsorship Deadline: 
May 1, 2024
 
Vendor Deadline: 
May 1, 2024
 
Early Event Package
June 1, 2024


Creative Festivals Deadline: 
April 1, 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 Oakland, Charleston & Mid-Atlantic

Antiochian Archdiocese, Diocese of New York and Waskington, D. C.