Who doesn't need to get away? Youth leaders are no stranger to crazy schedules, work / life balance, and the need for being fed spiritually! Our 3rd DYL Plenary of the year is a summer retreat at Holiday House in Cape May, NJ from Monday, August 26 to Friday, August 30. Holiday House is the last remaining of the Girls' Friendly Society. Only a block and a half from the board walk and beautiful Cape May beach, you can't beat this deal. The cost per adult is $150 and the cost per child is $100. This includes a room, dinner on Monday, breakfast and dinner Tuesday-Thursday, and breakfast on Friday. The Diocese will be providing lunch each day! Programming will be announced later but rest assured that you will have plenty of free time to relax on the beach, shop at the mall right down the street, or just sit on the rocking chairs on the porch.
October 11-14, 2019 Join the youth from Province III for a bus trip from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA. Along the way we will visit historical sites, hear from leaders in the church and struggle against racism, and become a part of the Beloved Community, as we seek to increase racial understanding, healing, and reconciliation. Details: Check-in Friday, October 11, 1 pm St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 1514 15th St. NW Washington, DC 20005 Pick-up Monday, October 14, 12 noon St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 1514 15th St. NW Washington, DC 20005 Housing and meals are being graciously provided by host parishes in D.C., Philadelphia, and outside of Baltimore, MD. Highlights of the trip will include:
The National African American History Museum
The Oldest African-American Episcopal Church in the U.S.
Part of the African-American Heritage Trail
Speakers will include:
The Reverend Dr. Gayle Fisher-Stewart, Interim Rector, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC and former police officer
The Right Reverend Mariann Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington
The Right Reverend Eugene Sutton, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 10:00am Join acolytes from across the United States for a morning service of re-dedication and Holy Eucharist. Bring your processional crosses, banners, torches, thuribles, flags, and streamers for a festive procession of acolytes, clergy, and vergers. Workshops in the afternoon offer enrichment and instruction. The diocese will be renting buses for the trip and will pick up and drop off at St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh and The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas.