The Youth of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh
are Cordially Invited to Participate in the
Consecration of the Rev. Dorsey McConnell
as the next Bishop of Pittsburgh

The service will occur

Saturday, the 20th of October, 2012
11 o'clock in the morning
Calvary Episcopal Church
315 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

The Bishop-Elect has requested our youth
to be part of this historic day as:

Acolytes:
must have experience

Youth Actors:
of all ages and experience to participate in a short skit that will occur during the Consecration Eucharist.


Also, all the youth of the Diocese, including those not participating in the ceremony, are invited to a

Pre-Consecration Youth Celebration

on Friday, October 19, from 7:00 p.m. until midnight at
St. Andrew's Highland Park, 5801 Hampton Street, Pgh, PA 15206.

The party will feature food, Calvary Camp games, T-shirts, and a Eucharist celebrated by the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori!


A rehearsal for Acolytes and Actors will occur at 
Calvary Church @ 2:00 p.m. on Sunday October 14. 

There will also be a brief rehearsal of the skit 
at the beginning of the party on October 19th.

Parents needing to accompany their child to the Consecration are asked to obtain tickets through their parish. Those unable to obtain tickets from their parish should contact the Rev. Canon James Shoucair at 412-364-2442.

RSVP deadline for all the events is Sunday, September 30th.

A required permission form to be completed by each participant's parent or guardian is available here.

We are also looking for families/parishes that may be willing to host youth or families who are traveling into town to for the big event. Please contact Vicky or Brent via email if you can help.

Thank You for Welcoming the New Bishop and a New Era in Our Diocese.

Sincerely,
Victoria O'Brien & Brent Hansen
Pittsburgh Youth Initiative Co-Directors
vobrien@episcopalpgh.org
bhansen@episcopalpgh.org