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We are not providing onsite registration. You have to register to attend and must register online only.
Since Alive’s inaugural youth rally in 2009, our purpose has been to help young people develop a bond between them and God that is unbreakable, and to help them realize that life is no life at all without Christ. This year is no different. We hope that you will join us for this life changing experience.
From March 30 – April 1, 2018 the Spartanburg Seventh-day Adventist Church will be holding its 10th annual Alive Youth Rally for young people ages 13+. The event will begin with onsite packet pick-up at 5 PM on March 30, 2018. Registration is online only and under the Event Info menu. We will be capping registration at 500 people. We will close registration at 500 or on March 27, whichever comes first. For the past several years, we have had to stop accepting registrations several weeks prior to Alive so register your group early on. We cannot accept registrations after registration is closed and will have to turn people away who show up without registering.
There will be options, during online registration, to purchase meals if you want us to serve you. This has to be selected and paid for during online registration via credit card or PayPal account. There will be NO ONSITE REGISTRATION and NO onsite payments made for food.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are wanting to eat at Alive and have not purchased meals, you will have to bring your own food. You will not have access to the kitchen nor are you allowed to plug in crock pots or any other electrical cooking devices.
The first session will start at 7 PM on Friday night, and our last meeting will conclude Saturday night, which will be followed by an activity game that you will want to be a part of. You can sign up to be a part of the game when you arrive and a grand prize will be awarded to the winner.
If you are able, we do suggest a donation of $5 per person to help us with expenses. You can donate via PayPal by clicking the Donate button on our website or bring it with you. The first 100 to register online will receive a free Alive t-shirt upon arrival. We will also be providing places to sleep Friday and Saturday nights at no cost to those who would like to stay on the church campus. We do have plenty of camping space in the field if you would rather bring your tent. We also have provided a list of hotels close to the church on our website in case you and your group or family wish to stay in one of them.
We will have volunteers and sponsors at the event to help supervise, however we do ask that you bring your own chaperones with you, as we ask that no one under the age of 18 be unsupervised. Anyone under the age of 18 must have their parent/guardian fill out the Alive 2017 Activity/Emergency Contact Form located on the Resources page.
(1) If you are planning to bring a group and you have both boys and girls, you are required to bring male and female chaperones to supervise your youth.
(2) If your 13th birthday is after the Alive weekend, you are allowed to attend, given that your birthday is within a month. Otherwise anyone under age 13 must be with an adult at ALL times.
Worship music is provided by Engage Ministries – A ministry team sponsored by the Enrollment Services Dept. at Southern Adventist University. Engage helps with Youth Rallies, church services, worship gatherings and other events, mostly throughout the Southeastern United States.