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Happening lay rector

EJ (#81) talking about our world
EJ (#81) talking about our world

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Iris (#80) returning as Super Friend
Iris (#80) returning as Super Friend

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Ellie (#82)
Ellie (#82)

Ellie getting ready for their opening talk. (#82)

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EJ (#81) talking about our world
EJ (#81) talking about our world

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Who is the Happening Lay Rector?

The Happening Lay Rector has an incredible responsibility of organizing, coordinating, and leading the Happening weekend. Leading up to Happening, the lay rector will meet with the Diocesan Youth Leader and Observing Rector to discuss the schedule of the weekend, moments that need to be adjusted, and traditions we want to continue. During the Happening weekend, the Lay Rector encourages and supports the Happening team, leads the group in prayer, and links all of the talks into the theme of the weekend. 

 

The main duties of the Lay Rector are as follows: 

- Lead with kindness, love, and compassion

- Set the Theme

- Design the T-Shirts

- Create liturgies for Morning Prayer and Compline

- Pick Key Readings for liturgies

- Support Happening Team throughout the weekend

- Be flexible when certain aspects of the weekend change unexpectedly

Apply to be the lay rector for happening #84

We are hoping to have Happening #84 in October or November 2023. We will confirm dates with the Lay Rector upon invitation. 

Application Requirements:

  • Junior or Senior in High School for the 2023-2024 School Year

  • Served on Happening Team

  • In Good Standing at Home Parish

  • Attended at least two diocesan events in the past year (KEY, ChattEY, New Beginnings, Happening)

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation

Lay Rector Applications for Happening #84 close March 1, 2023. 
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