Diocese of Worcester and New England
Parish Life Conference
Hosted By: St. Michael Church (Cotuit, MA)
June 21-23, 2024 ~ Hotel 1620 Plymouth

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
    • 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).

Downloads

 
Minor Participation Form

Off Property Event Form (Teen Outing

Off Property Event Form (Plymouth Walking Tour)

Off Property Event Form (Plymouth Dinner Cruise)


Event Registration 

Sponsorship Form     


PLC General Schedule


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Deadlines

 

Hotel Reservation

May 22, 2024


Sponsorship Deadline:  
May 31, 2024
 
Early Registration Deadline: 
June 14, 2024
 
Online Registration Deadline: 
June 17, 2024

Creative Festivals Deadline: 
April 1, 2024
 
Oratorical Festival Registration Deactivation:
June 7, 2024
 
Bible Bowl Registration Deactivation:
June 7, 2024
 
 
Links
 

Antiochian Archdiocese of North America

Diocese of Worcester and New England

St. Michael Antiochian Orthodox Church (Cotuit, MA)