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The Steubenville SoCal Youth Conferences are just around the corner, July 6- 8, 2018 (Steubenville OC) and July 27-29, 2018 (Steubenville San Diego), and your generous help as a volunteer is cherished. This summer we anticipate hosting 7,000 teens, young adults, and youth leaders between the OC  and San Diego Conferences! Imagine thousands of young people, our teens, praying, worshiping, celebrating their faith in their own authentic and energetic way, learning how to live as a Catholic Christian in a secular world, supporting one another in community on their faith journey, and celebrating the Holy Mass! The conferences are full of joyful and engaging music, amazing speakers, the sacraments, and the energy and fellowship of teens. All of this is made possible by hundreds of adults joining together in love to support and serve these young people.

There are many ways to help: ushering, hospitality, registration, prayer ministers, first-aid assistance, security, transportation, set-up and removal of the stage design, Gift Shop assistants and more. This year, we are using an on-line system to better serve our volunteers. Volunteers need to attend ONLY ONE of the scheduled meetings.

Steubenville OC Training Dates

April 28      May 19      June 16

Steubenville SD Training Dates

April 21      May 13th      June 10th      

Volunteer meetings are held on Saturdays from 9:30am to 11:30am. We ask that you make certain to attend a training session (new or returning). For Steubenville OC please meet at the Diocese of Orange Pastoral Center, 13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840. For Steubenville San Diego, please meet at the University of San Diego, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492 upstairs in the Jenny Craig Pavilion.

When you attend a volunteer meeting please be sure to bring all your completed forms and photo ID. You will have an opportunity to schedule the volunteer times that will work best for you. Please feel free to spread the word among your Catholic ministry groups or with those who have a heart to serve our Young Church at this incredible, life-changing event for the teens. Please check back with us often for new information.

This year’s theme is “REVEALED” based on 1 John 4:9, “In this way the love of God was revealed to us: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might have life through him.”

We live in a world where there are voices shouting at us from all sides, trying to tell us who we are and who we aren’t, who we should be and who we shouldn’t be. If we pay too much attention to these voices, it won’t be long before we forget our true identity altogether.

But amidst all the noise is our loving Father, who wants to make Himself known to us and speak truth about who we are. God’s love is deeper and His plan for our lives is greater than anything the world has to offer – will we allow Him to reveal it to us?– at the 2018 Steubenville SoCal Youth Conferences, we will all have an opportunity to give our souls to Christ, who so desperately thirsts for them. As Christ reigns in our hearts, let’s join together to help our teens see that real joy is found in our Lord!


The All for God Team