Saturday, October 12th, 2019


6:00 am – 6:00 pm


The National Cathedral, Washington, DC

Acolyte Festival

DIOPA Youth Ministry is sponsoring a bus excursion to the National Acolyte Festival, October 12, 2019 at the National Cathedral in Washington DC.

We will have two buses leaving Saturday, October 12th: 

  • Bus #1 from the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, 6361 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia PA
  • Bus #2 from St. Thomas Whitemarsh, Bethlehem Pike & Camp Hill Road, Fort Washington PA   

The buses will be leaving at 6 am from Philadelphia, and at 3 pm from Washington, DC, allowing 3-hour travel time.  The cost of the trip is $25 per church.    

Please register your group by completing an Enrollment Form for each person travelling, and send to the Rev. Canon Betsy Ivey.  Fees will be collected at the buses.


Register soon! Buses are filling up fast!  Please email the Rev. Canon Betsy Ivey,,  if you are registering a group.