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For high school graduates…

We want to support you as you move into post-high school life. Fill out this form to let us know what your plans are so we can follow up with you!

July 14 | Parish Youth Ministry Directors Lunch

Let’s connect before the school year! We’ll look for opportunities to collaborate, brainstorm some rebuilding approaches, and hear how you’re doing (and how we can help). 

Join us at Fellini’s/La Fonda on Peachtree Rd NW (right across from the Cathedral) on Thursday, July 14. RSVP to Holle Tubbs by Wednesday, July 13. 

July 17 | Deadline for Diocesan Youth Commission Applications

We are accepting applications from high school students who are interested in serving on the Diocesan Youth Commission. DYC is a program for students who want to gain leadership experience while shaping the direction of EYCDIOATL. Students work with Diocesan leadership staff to select the year’s theme and plan/host events our Overnight @ Annual Council event, the DYC retreat, and more.

We’re looking for all kinds of students and adults to guide our ministry for the 2022-23 school year. The application deadline is July 17. Accepted applicants will be notified by July 20. 

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Requirements:

  • Must be in high school during 2022/2023 school year (students)
  • Must be at least one year removed from high school (adults)
  • Must serve on only one other youth steering committee
  • Must be able to attend an overnight training in August
  • Must be able to attend planning meetings (see application for dates)

August 20 | Chattahoochee River Tubing Trip
School may start in early August, but we’re taking a break from the summer heat on Saturday, August 20 with the return of our annual river tubing trip! You and your students are invited to join us for a day in Helen, Georgia to eat lunch, tube the Chattahoochee, and attend a special (and brief) Eucharist at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection before heading home. Transportation and registration for this event has traditionally been handled by each parish, although you’ll be able to get a group rate (between $14-16/person) through the Diocese. A headcount for each parish EYC must be submitted to Holle Tubbs by August 17.
August 27 | Brave Space Worship Event

The Diocese of Atlanta and the Center for Racial Healing are hosting a special worship event on Saturday, August 27 at 6:30pm. All ages are invited to an energetic blend of traditional and contemporary songs of praise as we join each other in a “brave space” of diverse experiences and identities. 

We’ll hear from Dr. Catherine Meeks, the founding executive director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing and the recipient of both the 2022 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award and Presidential Volunteer Service Award medal! 

A link to reserve your spot will be available in July.

August 28 | Deadline for Happening 76 Team Applications

Happening 76 (October 7-9) is right around the corner, and we’re accepting applications for our retreat team. Team is a leadership opportunity for high school and college students who have already attended Happening. This is a fun, dynamic group who hosts Happening for students who haven’t yet “Happened.” Apply today!

Happening Team Training is Saturday, September 10.

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