Family Education for Christ

Spring Formal Guests 2024

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Please join us for an evening on the beautiful Wilmington River!

The LOFT Spring Formal 2024
Formal Dinner & Dancing to follow

Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Six to ten o'clock in the evening


We have provided the following information for your participation in this event. 

Please read thoroughly and initial where indicated.

Stay in touch with the student who invited you for more details about this event.


INVITEES:  All registered, active, FEFC high school students are invited. The option to invite a guest is open to every registered FEFC student. 

COVID-19:  Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people or animals are present. We cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during our activities. Any one who exhibits any sickness, especially that of flu or COVID, or has been around anyone who is exhibiting symptoms or tested positive, should not attend this or any FEFC event. All attendance at any FEFC event is at-will and at-risk...always. 

Guidelines:  Guidelines are in place to protect and oversee our students and guests participating in THE LOFT's activities. Please do your part to ensure that your student is dressed properly and ready to behave with decorum, representing our God and our group with the utmost integrity.

FEFC Formal Attire Guidelines:

As you are shopping for the formal, please remember our dress code. Reflect the principles of modesty and personal dignity in appearance.  Parents should review the guidelines and approve their student's attire.  We reserve the right to deny admittance if FEFC guidelines are not respected.

Ladies' Attire Guidelines:

  • Mid-section must remain covered with no front or side cut-outs; This applies to the back of the outfit as well.
    Please be aware of how the outfit fits you.
  • Form-following dresses should not be tight or expose the body through the fit of the material. 
  • Dresses may be backless as long as they are not cut below the naval.
  • Although strapless / spaghetti strap dresses are allowed, please ensure that ladies are well-covered;
    dresses should show no cleavage. Lace or see through material in the cleavage area does not count as coverage.
  • Dresses may not be cut below the bust line.  No Plunging Necklines.
  • Slits should be of an appropriate, modest height, and beyond the fingertips when the arms are held straight at the sides.
  • Undergarments should not be visible.
  • Shoes should be clean -- tennis shoes if in good condition are fine. No flip-flops.
  • Mothers should follow the same guidelines with an evening gown or formal cocktail attire.

*Failure to follow these guidelines may result in the loss of attendance privileges. Students who are inappropriately dressed will not be permitted to remain at the event.*   

NOTE: Our freshman and sophomore ladies will often wear knee length party/formal dresses; however, longer dresses are certainly acceptable. Our upperclassmen juniors and seniors will usually wear long, formal evening gowns.


Gentlemen's Attire Guidelines:

  • Pants / Shirts: Should be neither tight-fitting nor falling-off loose.
  • A dinner jacket and tie are required for admittance.
  • Proper dress shoes with socks are required.
  • No hats unless it is a formal top hat.  
  • Suits or jackets with writing or graphic elements are allowed as long as the elements are appropriate and do not include any foul language or immodest subject matter.
  • Shirts are to be worn at all times. Jackets may be removed.
  • Undergarments should not be visible.
  • Fathers should follow the same guidelines with a tuxedo or formal suit.
  • Shoes should be clean -- tennis shoes if in good condition are fine. No flip-flops.

*Failure to follow these guidelines may result in the loss of attendance privileges. Students who are inappropriately dressed will not be permitted to remain at the event.*      

NOTE: Our freshman and sophomore gentlemen will often wear khakis with a sports coat, button-down shirt, tie, and belt; however, more formal clothing is certainly acceptable. Our upperclassmen juniors and seniors will usually wear a tuxedo or a suit with a jacket, dress shirt, tie, belt/ cummerbund, and appropriate shoes.

GUESTS:   All guests must be of high school age of 14 to 18 (9th - 12th).

Guests should dress in keeping our Dress Guidelines. Anyone not adhering to the dress code will be sent home. 

GUEST REGISTRATION: All student-guests must register online using this Spring Formal Guest Registration. 

If you have allergies, please include this information below. 


1. *

Student Name: (first, last)

For your first name, please use the name you wish to be called.

2. *

I would like to attend as the guest of: (enter student's name who invited you)

3. *
  • Glorify God in your behavior at all times, including your speech, actions, dress, and attitude.
  • Willingly participate in group prayer at events.
  • Refrain from cursing, vulgar language / gestures, and taking the Lord’s name in vain.
  • Be respectful to coordinators, volunteers, and peers.
  • Actively welcome, show kindness toward, and include everyone in our group. We do not tolerate cliques, drama, gossip, etc. or similar actions which are not glorifying to God. 
  • Focus behavior with others on friendship. PDAs are not tolerated. 
  • Bullying or other inappropriate behavior is not tolerated on any level.
  • Dress modestly and follow the FEFC dress code, as well as any event-specific dress codes.
  • Abide by the rules of the Buddy System – never go anywhere alone, but in groups of three or more. 
  • All LOFT members are to follow the Family Education for Christ Code of Conduct.
  • ALL students are required to sign into and out of events. Once signed out, students may not return to an event unless pre-arranged with the coordinators

(Enter your initials to indicate acceptance of the guidelines and willingness to follow them.)

4. *

Birthdate: (xx/xx/xxxx)

5. *

Grade: (xx)


6. *

Parent's Name: (first, last)

7. *

Parent Email Address


Parent's Cell Phone #: (xxx-xxx-xxxx)

If you do not have a cell phone, use a phone number where you can be reached in the event of an emergency.

Family Education For Christ


I, the undersigned parent or guardian of the undersigned student, a minor, authorize adult volunteers with Family Education for Christ to consent to any examination, x-ray, anesthetic, medical or surgical diagnosis or treatment, and hospital care. Such care will be under the supervision of any physician or surgeon, licensed under the provisions of the Medical Practice Act on the medical staff of a licensed hospital, whether such diagnosis or treatment is rendered at the office of said physician or said hospital.

Furthermore, as a parent or guardian of the minor named above, I do with this expressly consent that my minor child may receive emergency medical treatment from any physician, hospital, or other medical centers without the necessity of first notifying me. I also agree to hold blameless any volunteer from seeking such services and any physician, hospital, or other medical centers for rendering such services.

9. *

List any Food Allergies (If none, type NONE):

Note that, in the event of allergies, it is the student’s responsibility to determine what they should or should not eat. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate every allergy. Encourage your student to inquire or bring their food to events if necessary.

10. *

Family Education For Christ


I am allowing my child to participate in FEFC High School Group activities. As such, I fully understand and acknowledge that;

(a) risks and dangers exist in participating in some group activities including, but not limited to: boating, swimming, kayaking, dock activities, and a myriad of other activities either indoors or outdoors;

(b) my participation or my child's participation in such activities is entirely voluntary;

(c) participation may result in injury or illness including, but not limited to, bodily injury, strains, fractures, partial and total paralysis, eye injury, blindness, heatstroke, heart attack, death, or other ailments that could cause severe disability;

(d) by participating in these activities, I assume all risks, dangers, and responsibility for any losses and damages.

I, on behalf of myself, my representatives, and my heirs, voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, hold harmless, defend and indemnify anyone associated with the high school group, its agents and officers, or parent volunteers from all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services or otherwise which may arise out of my participation in the FEFC High School group. This waiver is valid throughout my student's participation in high school with FEFC events.

In consideration of my child being allowed to participate in FEFC events, I acknowledge and agree that participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, COVID-19, MRSA, and influenza. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness does exist, and I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown.

In the event of any such illness or disease, I agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless FEFC fully and their officers, employees, staff members, volunteers, other families, and hosts from all liability, claims, and or litigation that myself or my child may have which are directly or indirectly related to my child's participation while at FEFC. I further understand that this document supplements, and in no way eliminates, all other documents, waivers, and releases signed on behalf of my child for their participation in FEFC events.

Parent Signature (your typed name indicates your acceptance): 

We are honored to welcome your student to this event.

Your submission of this information will send an automatic email to our High School Group Coordinators.

For more information or questions, please get in touch with the FEFC member who invited your student.

Please press Submit to register your student.