Young Adult and Campus Ministry

Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Moneyball & The Budget

November 10, 2014

In November, I attended the Provincial Coordinator for Campus Ministry meeting at “815” (Episcopal Church headquarters in NYC).  There, among other things, we got to meet with Sam McDonald, who works closely with Bp. Sauls, the COO of the Church.  He talked about Bp. Saul’s plans to restructure the church, and what that may or […]

Men Are the Same Everywhere: Sam Liebl (Diocese of Texas)

November 10, 2014

“Men are the same everywhere.” Those were the words of a women’s rights activist from Kosovo. Many of the women seated in the United Nations Church Center chapel received her statement with enthusiastic applause. I am one of a handful of men attending the CSW this year on as part of Ecumenical Women. I came […]

Stories of Hope: Jordan Haynie (Diocese of Fort Worth)

November 10, 2014

The Commission on the Status of Women can be a difficult place to be.  Not only are we overwhelmed with a deluge of information, but that information can be pretty tough to hear.  Statistics on domestic and intimate partner violence, climate change figures, the challenges rural women face just to meet their daily needs – […]

Called to Service:Grace Baranowski, Diocese of Indianapolis

November 10, 2014

Reflecting on the lessons of the UNCSW I return to an observation I noted at the end of our week together—that it does not take an official title or position to create the change one wishes to see in the world. Much of my time was spent attending various events hosted by organizations whose work […]

A Church Called to Action: Rebecca Ogus, Diocese of Ohio

November 10, 2014

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is held annually at UN in New York City. Of the 193 UN member states, 45 send representatives to the CSW, on the basis of geographical location. Each year the CSW has a theme; this year the theme was, “The empowerment of rural women and […]

Progress at UNCSW: Christopher Esposito-Bernard (Diocese of New York)

November 10, 2014

“Why are they sending you?” My mother’s question poked with an edge of suspicion. Undoubtedly, she was still reeling from the GOP’s decision to deny women from testifying before congress and allowing five MEN to compromise, I mean, comprise the panel designed to talk about women’s health issues. Fortunately for me, the United Nations identified […]

A Lenten Journey of Restoration*

November 10, 2014

During the first Wednesday dinner in Lent, a freshmen reported his excitement about hosting his first “kickback” (defined as a laid back, relaxed party). The report sounded benign to most people present, but I curiously inquired with the student about the planned location for his event. When the young man didn’t have a clear answer, […]

Young Adults and Refugee Resettlement: Welcome to Atlanta

November 10, 2014

This evening six young adults gathered around a hearty Italian feast in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood and began to share their stories. From Seattle and Vancouver, Tucson, Cincinnati and New York, we are here to explore the incredible work of Episcopal Migration Ministries in resettling refugees across the US. Each year the 32 EMM affiliate offices […]

Living Church

November 10, 2014

In the summer of 2006 I got one of the strangest requests that I can remember. I had just been ordained to the priesthood and was preparing for my first semester as a campus minister at the University of Missouri when a Canon from the Diocese called me and asked if I could drive 60 […]

Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta + Some: Willie Goforth, Diocese of Olympia

November 10, 2014

1. I am thinking of two numbers. (They are between 1 and 1000.) Guess what they are! The first number is 90. The second number is 900. Federal law stipulates that a refugee will be tracked by an approved social services organization for 90 days after their arrival in the U.S. Additionally a family unit […]

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The Rev. Shannon Kelly

Director of Faith Formation and Officer for Young Adult and Campus Ministries

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