Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America
Parish Life Conference
Hosted By: St. Michael Church (Beaumont, tX)
June 12-15, 2024 ~ MCM Eleganté Hotel and Conference Center

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 pre-school through high school create projects in one or more of the following categories, with entries from students in Grades 1-12 submitted for judging:
    • 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
Kid's Club Medical Form

Off Property Event Form (Wed. Sccial)

Off Property Event Form (Fri. Clergy wives Sisterhood)


Event Registration 

Souvenir Journal 

Sponsorship Form     
Vendor Application


PLC General Schedule


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Deadlines

 

Hotel Reservation

May 21, 2024


Souvenir Journal Deadline:  
April 12, 2024
 
Sponsorship Deadline:  
April 12, 2024
 
Vendor Deadline: 
April 12, 2024
 
Early Bird Deadline: 
May 15, 2024
 
Online Registration Deadline: 
June 9, 2024

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

Antiochian Archdiocese of North America

Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America

St. Michael Antiochian Orthodox Church (Beaumont, TX)