Youth, you’re invited to participate in the event as a worship leader.

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Opportunities are available to be a worship leader in sharing your story, sharing creative arts gifts, serving in the House Band and more!

Youth leadership is central to Pilgrimage. The NC Conference Committee on Youth Ministries defines the direction of each annual event. Youth leaders of the Conference participate in the event planning process, as well as serve as worship leaders during the Pilgrimage weekend.

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House Band

The Pilgrimage House Band serves as the musical leadership for the four worship sessions during Pilgrimage. The members of the House Band are selected through an application and audition process in early August and will gather for a retreat and rehearsals before the Pilgrimage weekend.

Youth that have a musical talent are invited to audition.
Deadline: Monday, August 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Share Your Story

Youth stories are continuously regarded as the best part of General Sessions. Do you have a faith story to share that will encourage others as they engage with the Theme?

All youth have a story to tell — you are invited to share yours!
Deadline: August 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Creative Arts

Opportunities are available through Dance, Song, Skit or pre-recorded Video or other! Groups are encouraged to submit their interpretation of the Theme through the creative arts.

Groups with any creative interpretation of the Theme are invited to share!
Deadline: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Scripture Reading

Scripture breaks walls and barriers, and speaks to many in their native languages. In addition to scripture being read in English, youth leaders share scripture in an alternate language.

Youth that speak a language other than English are invited to participate!
Deadline: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET


10 … 9 … 8 … 7. Lead attendees in a countdown to kick off a General Session. 10 members of a youth group will lead a dynamic 10-second countdown at the beginning of each General Session.

Any group is invited to participate!
Deadline: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET