The Acolyte Festival is Saturday February 10 from 9:30 to 3:30 at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton; sign up is necessary so please let Jack Daniels know ASAP if you wish to attend.
The theme of this year's Festival is the Light of the World ...
Jesus said, "I am the light of the world." Come prepared for a day celebrating his light in our lives as we explore ways to let that light shine through us into the world.
Sign in on the day of the Festival will begin at in 9:30 on the a.m. The program will run from will I0:30 to about 3:30 p.m. Participants will be able to attend a morning and an afternoon workshop.
To Register ... simply complete the registration form on this brochure and return it to the address shown. Please be sure to include the age and the top three workshop choices for each participant. '
The Cost of the festival is $27 per person in advance ($32 at the door). Lunch, morning refreshments and an event t-shirt are included in the price. (Please make a note on your registration form if anyone in your group is on a restricted diet.)
A Celebration of the Holy Eucharist ... in the cathedral will close the day Be sure to bring all of your vestments, processional crosses, torches, banners, thuribles, kites, or whatever else you use in a service. (Don't forget to bring stands if you have them.) Parents and other guests are invited to join us for the service, which will begin at 2:00 p.m.
An Opportunity to Serve as acolytes in the liturgy will be offered to 12 young people attendingthe festival. Several other young people will be given the chance to serve as ushers or readers. The training/preparation for the service will take place during the on afternoon workshop session.
Here is what is on the diocesan website. More information will be coming soon.