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The Steubenville SoCal Youth Conferences are just around the corner, July 7- 9, 2017 (Steubenville OC) and July 28-30, 2017 (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 University of California, Irvine and the University of San Diego! 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

May 20th        June 10th        June 17

Steubenville SD Training Dates

April 22nd      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 “Elevate” based on Revelation 21:5, “Behold, I make all things new.” From His throne in heaven to the depths of your heart, these words of Jesus are an invitation for you to receive the new life that He alone can give. He is longing to elevate your life above the things of this world – to help you overcome fear, anxiety, confusion and doubt. He wants to break the things that hold you down and give you freedom from sin. He is calling you to follow Him and enter into a transforming experience with His love, grace, and mercy! He can make you new! – at the 2017 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