Festival of Life 2020

Students grades 6th-12th are invited to join us for the weekend for a talent showcase, sports tournaments, worship and an all-out celebration with teens on the New England District. Your registration payment includes all the events, an overnight stay at Wollaston Church, and breakfast in the morning. Invite your friends and get ready for an epic weekend.

Where: Wollaston Church of the Nazarene, Quincy, MA
When: January 17-18, 2020
Who: Students in Grades 6-12

Please make sure to check out the forms and information section for additional information!

Friday Schedule

7:00PM-8:00PM Registration @ Main Foyer

7:00PM-9:30PM Arts Drop Off @ 4-5 year old room (basement)

8:00PM-9:00PM Opening Worship Service @ Sanctuary

9:30PM-11:00PM Bands, Choirs, Instrumental Solos, Interpretive

Worship @ Sanctuary

9:15PM-10:15PM Dodgeball @ ENC Gym

10:15PM-11:15PM Ultimate Frisbee @ ENC Gym

11:30PM-12:00AM Late Night Snack @ MGR (basement)

12:30AM Lights out Girls @ MGR (basement)

                  Lights out Boys @ Youth Room (3rd Floor)

Saturday Schedule

8:00AM-8:45AM Breakfast @ MGR (basement)

8:00AM-9:00AM Arts Drop Off @ 4-5 year old room (basement)

9:00AM-9:30AM Math Science Quizzing @ Heritage Room (2nd Floor)

9:00AM-10:00AM Boys and Girls Basketball @ ENC Gym

9:00AM-10:30AM Vocal Solos, Vocal Groups, Puppetry @ Sanctuary

10:00AM-10:30AM Running @ Out in front of the Gym

10:00AM-11:00AM Boys and Girls Soccer @ ENC Gym

10:00AM-11:30AM Table Tennis @ MGR (basement)

10:00AM-11:30AM Chess @ Heritage Room (2nd Floor)

10:30AM-12:00AM Video Games and Poster Making @ Youth Room (3rd Floor)

11:00AM-12:00PM Girls Volleyball @ ENC Gym

12:00PM-12:30PM Epic Dodgeball Frenzy @ ENC Gym

12:30PM-1:30PM LUNCH BREAK/CLEAN MGR (basement)

1:30PM Closing Ceremony @ Sanctuary

2:30PM Head Home

Team Events @ FOL

  • Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, and Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Co-ed Dodgeball, Co-ed Ultimate Frisbee, a Co-ed Running Relay team, Chess, Math & Science Quizzing and Ping Pong.
  • Students may participate in ONE team event only.

Christian Communications @ FOL

  • Vocal Solo, Vocal Group, Choir, Instrumental Solo, Instrumental Group, Band, Creative Writing, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Drawings, Photography, Drama, Puppetry, Multi-Media and Interpretive Worship.
  • Students may participate in FIVE Christian communication categories.

Cost & Registration Link


Student Participants: Early Registration by December 22nd: $35

Late Registration by January 3rd: $40

Student Spectators: Early Registration by December 22nd: $15

Late Registration by January 3rd: $20

Adults: Free

Registration forms WILL NOT be accepted after January 3rd!

Registration & Payment Link:


Google Form (Specific Event Registration):



Regional Festival of life



It’s a fantastic opportunity for teens to explore the gifts that God has given them, while having a blast hanging out with teens from all across the Eastern Field.  That teens from Virginia to Maine!!!   The weekend will include opening and closing worship services, sports tournaments, music and art showcases, service projects, an opportunity to meet with the college admissions team at Eastern Nazarene College, and even a New England District After Party on Saturday night.


MARCH 12-15, 2020  


Students in grades 8th-12th are invited to attend this event.  Whether you qualified at our District Event as a competitor, or you are just interested in attending the weekend event, we need you to register!


The event is held on the campus of Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA.

Online Payments TBD

Festival of Life Leaders

  • Andrea Sawtelle


    Andrea Sawtelle has been a Youth Pastor for 16 years! She served in Maryland for 13 years and is now currently serving at Wollaston Nazarene Church, the Campus Church at Eastern Nazarene College. Andrea graduated with a Social Work degree from ENC and a Masters of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary. She is a devout coffee lover, loves thrift shopping and yard sales, calls Honduras her second home, and especially loves hanging with her family. Andrea has an amazing hubby named Nate, and adopted the two cutest kids in the world....literally (Biruk is 6 and from Ethiopia and Madhavi is 4 and from India). Andrea is passionate about Jesus, Youth Ministry, and reaching outside the walls of the church.

  • Serena Kleppinger


    Serena serves as the Associate Pastor of Worship Development and Coordination at Community Chapel. She also serves as a Chaplain in NH and MA. Serena has served in various capacities on the NYI Council. she is also one of the NYC Coordinators and helps with various district activities. She graduated from ENC and NBC. She met her husband, Jeff, while attending ENC. They have been married for 20 years. They have three children: Kaitlyn, Hannah and Caleb. Serena is passionate about equipping the students on the NED to be leaders on this district and use their gifts and talents to change the world! And, passionate about coming alongside youth workers to encourage and support them and their ministries!


  • Ashley Stanford


    Ashley Stanford has been working with NED NYI in different capacities since 2009 and love spending time with my district youth group. Currently, she is serving as the NYC Coordinator. She lovescrazy games and late night fun with friends, new and old. Jeremy, and I attend St. Paul's Church of the Nazarene in Duxbury and have two beautiful boys  Tucker & Corbin.