Jason Sierra

Jason Sierra

Biography

Jason Sierra serves as the Officer for Young Adult Leadership and Vocations as part of the Formation and Vocation Team at the Episcopal Church Center. He and his brother were the church nerds who started the web zine Episcorific in their home diocese of Texas. He now lives in Seattle and freelances as a graphic designer and visual artist.

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September 30, 2013

Dear Friends, It has been such a gift to work with you over the last 4.5 years. As I leave this position to return to school this fall, I will continue to celebrate your ministry with young adults, rejoicing as you raise up leaders for...

September 30, 2013

The Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministries is excited to report a record number of applications for Campus Ministries Grants this year. In total, we received 64 applications requesting $1.5 million. Of the 64 applications, 38 are for...

March 17, 2013

“I press on towards the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:14) As a teenager I read Paul’s call to “press on” as a call for personal ambition and drive, that...

February 26, 2013

The new semester is well underway, Ash Wednesday is past, and we are called into the holy and reflective season of Lent. Yet, as we move into this new year and new triennium, we are in a space of transition, cultural change, and...

February 26, 2013

Dear colleagues and friends, 2013 marks the start of a new triennium in the life of The Episcopal Church. These three years will be the last of our Presiding Bishop's current episcopate; they will see new ideas and plans for the...

February 26, 2013

As Campus and Young Adult Ministers we are, in a way, professional (or volunteer) mentors and accompaniers. But where do we go for mentorship and accompaniment ourselves? The Provincial Coordinators for Campus Ministry and the newly formed...

December 22, 2012

When I was little, my brother and I had a cassette tape with a dramatic telling of Jesus’ birth story on it. I would listen to it night after night for months on end as I fell asleep, the rhythms of the story making their way into my...

December 19, 2012

In you, O Lord, I take refuge; let me never be put to shame. In your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline your ear to me and save me. Be to me a rock of refuge, a strong fortress, to save me, for you are my...

October 11, 2012

Last winter, the Young Adult and Campus Ministries office issued an informal survey in order to better meet the needs of the Young Adult and Campus Ministry communities we serve. The survey asked about you and your ministry, what kinds of...

October 11, 2012

The 2013-2015 budget passed by General Convention this summer contains some major shifts in funding for Young Adult and Campus Ministries. (We invite you to follow along with that budget on page 15 of this document) First of all, the...

October 10, 2012

Dear friends and colleagues, We as Episcopalians and Anglicans understand our engagement with God's mission to be marked by five characteristics, otherwise known as the Five Marks of Mission: To proclaim the Good News of the...

October 31, 2010

Hookworm. Largely eradicated in the U.S. for nearly a century, these tiny parasites are one of the leading causes of maternal and child mortality in the tropics and subtropics. Debilitating the immune system, they are a known cause of...

August 8, 2010

A young man decided to plant a church in a southern suburb of Seattle. The neighborhood was marked by lower income and lower educational attainment than the suburbs to the north. His plan was simple: gather, share, explore. Gathered...

May 30, 2010

Does not wisdom call, and does not understanding raise her voice? On the heights, beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand; beside the gates in front of the town, at the entrance of the portals she cries out...

February 21, 2010

"The word is near you,on your lips and in your heart" This past Wednesday we struck out into the desert spaces alongside Jesus, receiving a cross of ashes on our forehead or on our heart to begin the Lenten season. Ash Wednesday calls...

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