Youth Ministries


October 19, 2012

He has told you, human one, what is good and what the Lord requires from you: to do justice, embrace faithful love, and walk humbly with your God. – Micah 6:8 CEB This verse from the First Testament is the scrap of scripture that the Holy...

October 19, 2012

When I think back to General Convention, it’s almost hard to remember. Not because the memories are fading – they’re there, vividly. But it feels distant, in a strange way. I have to ask myself, did it really happen? We were constantly...

October 19, 2012

Is your diocese interested in hosting the next Episcopal Youth Event? The next EYE will be held the summer of 2014, hopefully in July. The date will be determined once a location has been selected. A comprehensive report on EYE 2011 can...

February 24, 2011

Registration is now open for the Episcopal Youth Event 2011 (EYE 2011), which a press release calls one of the most popular events in the Episcopal Church calendar. Drawing hundreds of youth from throughout the Episcopal Church, EYE 2011...

December 6, 2010

When you think of the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina, you may think of the lake, the fireplace lounge, the mountains, the chapel, the incredible toast, but you may not think of youth. I do and I think of...

July 24, 2009

Some 80 high school and college-age students from throughout the Diocese of Alabama gave up the comforts of home and a week of their summer to spend it with kids in the rural Black Belt region of Alabama -- one of the poorest areas in the...


Responding to the spiritual needs of preteens and teens is about building trusting relationships. The Episcopal Church strives to walk with young people on their journeys from childhood to adulthood, recognizing their gifts for ministry, their questions about spirituality, and their desire to make a difference in the world.

Forma is an association and dynamic community of Christian educators, formation professionals, and their institutional partners that celebrates and upholds the diverse ministries of Christian formation across the the Episcopal Church.


Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Ashley Buffa from the Diocese of East Carolina tells why Matthew 4:19 is her favorite Bible verse.

Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Claire Horton from the Diocese of Minnesota tells why Psalm 139 is her favorite Bible verse.

Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant David Kilp from the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania tells why 1 Corinthians 12:24-27 is his favorite Bible verse.

Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Dayton Hobson from the Diocese of Oklahoma tells why Deuteronomy 31:6 is his favorite Bible verse.

Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Chloe Kolbet from the Diocese of Masschusetts tells why Romans 8:37-39 is her favorite Bible verse.