The ELCA Youth Gathering is offering people from across our church the opportunity to submit their original music composition to be selected for the theme song of the 2018 Gathering in Houston, Texas.
Entries will be screened by a listening committee. One song may be selected for the grand prize. The winning entrant will receive:
When composing your song, consider the following:
The contest will run from February 15 to April 15, 2017. A winner will be announced June 1, 2017.
Songs can be submitted digitally by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail: ELCA Youth Gathering, c/o Theme Song Contest, 8765 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631.
All submissions should include:
✓ Submission form (also available from elca.org/gathering under resources)
✓ MP3 recording of the song
✓ Copy of the lyrics
✓ Copy of the sheet music
Songs will not be evaluated on the production value of the MP3 recording submitted for consideration.