The Episcopal Church
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Young adults of color are invited to examine their gifts and explore opportunities at a June weekend Episcopal Church retreat, Why Serve 2012: Discerning God’s Call.
Why Serve 2012 will be held Wednesday, June 6 to Sunday, June 10 hosted by Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, VA.
The conference is geared for young adults of color, ages 18-30, from throughout the Episcopal Church. It is sponsored by Virginia Theological Seminary, and the Episcopal Church Center offices of Asian American Ministries, Black Ministries, Latino/Hispanic Ministries, Native American Ministries, and Young Adult Ministries.
According to Jason Sierra, Episcopal Church Young Adult Ministries Officer, “Whether you are feeling called to be a priest, a vestry member, a nurse, a father, or a cook; whether you’re in school, working, or just in-between; whether you’re a regular church-goer, a used-to goer, or a seeker, we hope you’ll join us for this transformative experience.”
Among the topics to be explored are The New Community, Identity, and Advocacy.
Cost is $65 which includes meals, lodging, conference fees; fee does not include travel.
Registration deadline is May 15.
Why Serve Conference info and registration: https://www.formstack.com/forms/DFMS-why_serve
For more info contact: Angie Cabanban, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-716-6186.
The Episcopal Church welcomes all who worship Jesus Christ in 109 dioceses and three regional areas in 16 nations. The Episcopal Church is a member province of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Episcopal Church Asian American Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/asian
Episcopal Church Black Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/black
Episcopal Church Latino/Hispanic Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/hispanic
Episcopal Church Native American ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/native_american
Young Adult Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/youngadults