Calling all NC Synod 6-12 grade youth groups!
The synod’s Engage the Bible Task Group challenges to you film your retelling of a Bible story. Creativity is a plus! Keep your entry to 4 minutes or less and submit by February 10, 2020. The top three submissions will be shown at 2020 LYO Assembly and voted on by you! Winning groups will receive cash prizes. See submission guidelines and information about prizes below.
(new guidelines this year are shown below in bold)

Only youth groups in the NC Synod (grades 6-12) may participate; no individual submissions.
Video must be less than 4 minutes and posted on YouTube.
Tell any Bible story.
Creativity is a plus!
Deadline for submission—February 10.
Youth are encouraged to work together; adults are encouraged to be behind the scenes as much as possible.
Credits should be limited to the group name, not individuals’ names.
Each person shown on the video must return a completed permission form.
Please be sensitive to copyright laws for images and music you might use.
You may include subtitles in your video to assist in hearing and understanding.

First place $1000
Second place $750
Third place $500

Groups may use the money for the Youth Gathering, a mission trip, or another project.


  1. Complete one submission form per group.
  2. Have each person shown in the video complete the photo release form.
  3. Scan the submission form and each of the permission forms and send to Pebbles Cloninger.
  4. Send the YouTube link (url) of your video to Pebbles.

Submission Form

Photo Release Form


Contact Book of Faith Task Group member Pebbles Cloninger with questions.

2019 Winner
St. Phillip, Raleigh

2019 Winners

First place: St. Philip, Raleigh
Second place: Christ the King, Cary
Third place: Macedonia, Burlington
Fourth place: Emmanuel, High Point
Honorable mention: Good Shepherd, Eliz. City
Honorable mention: St. James, Fayetteville

See all the videos