Participate: Share Your Story

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.

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, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET

If you are interested in sharing your story, follow the below steps and apply.

  1. Speak with your local church Pastor, Youth Paster or a Youth Leader and ask them to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.
  2. Submit your personal faith story in a written format. This submission is due by August 31, 2022 and is encouraged to be between 5 and 10 minutes in length.
    • Include the following:
      • How you have grown in your relationship with God?
      • How your church family and friends have been a part of your journey?
      • How you are able to encourage others in their faith journeys?
      • How does your faith journey relate to the theme?
      • Where do you hope your journey with God goes next?

Interest Form:

  • Please include a PDF file of a written submission.
    Max. file size: 1,000 MB.
  • By submitting this form, you confirm that you are interested in being a Participant at Pilgrimage 2022. As a Participant, you agree to uphold the Pilgrimage Ministry Covenant before, during and after the event. Furthermore, you are agreeing that multimedia (photo, video, audio, etc) featuring you will be published publicly by Pilgrimage and the NC Conference. Your name may or may not be included alongside the multimedia shared. You are also confirming your understanding that officials of Pilgrimage and the NC Conference will communicate with you via email and phone (text and call). For more information, visit

Leader Recommendation:

  • Please include a PDF file of a written recommendation.
    Max. file size: 1,000 MB.