Young Adult and Campus Ministry

Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Focus on the Work of YASC for World Mission Sunday

November 10, 2014

  This upcoming Sunday, March 2, is World Mission Sunday in The Episcopal Church. Traditionally celebrated on the last Sunday after Epiphany, the purpose of World Mission Sunday is to focus on the global impact of the Baptismal Covenant’s call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” (Book of Common Prayer, p. 305), and […]

Episcopal Church Grants Available for Campus Ministries

November 10, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for grant proposals from dioceses, parishes or community college/college/university campuses for new and current campus ministries in higher education institutions in The Episcopal Church. Our hope is that, through these grants, dioceses, parishes and campus ministries can imagine new ways of ministering to those young adults who are traditionally the […]

Holy Week Reflection: In a World Shaped by Violence, We Need Protest

November 10, 2014

Bishop James Mathes of San Diego kindles the Easter fire at St. Paul’s Cathedral. “Did you hear about the riot this weekend?” Our friends Rachel and Matt were in town, visiting from Chicago where Matt works for a labor Union. He was talking about Hockey fans at the University of Minnesota who threw bottles and […]

Foundation Cristosal summer field course to focus on LGBT rights in El Salvador

November 10, 2014

Welcome guest blogger Ernesto Zelayandía, Global School Coordinator for Foundation Cristosal. Foundation Cristosal summer field course: LGBT Rights & Sexual Diversity Ministry in The Episcopal Church Frequently as LGBT individuals we are encourage to fight and stand for our rights, but rarely are we told to stand for our faith – that we are worthy of a space […]

Foundation Cristosal summer course to help participants become a voice for justice

November 10, 2014

Our guest blogger today is Olivia Amadon, Global School Coordinator for Foundation Cristosal.   Salvadoran youth remember Archbishop Romero during the annual march through San Salvador on the anniversary of his death. Their banner reads “If they kill me, I will rise in the Salvadoran people,” words spoken by Oscar Romero a few weeks before […]

The Power of Service

November 10, 2014

Today’s guest blogger, Eric Bablinskas, is a member of the Deaconess Anne House, a community of young adults of the Episcopal Service Corps living and serving together in the Old North Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. He preached this sermon on Sunday, July 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church in St. Louis. My Yoke is Easy, My […]

Kindling and a Summer of Conferences: Why we gather

November 10, 2014

This summer is full of gatherings. As a representative of The Episcopal Church, I have been shuttling from conference to conference, to training session, to planning meeting. The rhythm of parish life lightens in the summer, so the conference season picks up. One example is the Episcopal Youth Event (#EYE14) which begins in Philadelphia next week. […]

Kindling Conference Resource Wrap Up

November 10, 2014

Kyle Oliver at the Virginia Seminary’s Center for the Ministry of Teaching provided an excellent summary of this summer’s Kinding Conference over at the Keyhallonline.org blog.   Filed under: Kindling Conference, Latest Post

Commonplace: Gathering Leaders Across a Region

November 10, 2014

“The idea behind Commonplace is really pretty simple, a place where young adults in leadership in the church could come together and share what they were learning” explained Jason Evans, Missioner for Young Adult and Campus Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. Leaders from seven dioceses gathered to share ideas, songs, stories, and vision […]

Google Hangout Recap: Money Matters Resources for Fundraising

November 5, 2014

The first Tuesday of each month, we invite leaders from around The Episcopal Church to discuss topics related to Young Adult and Campus Ministries. You can watch live at 6 pm Eastern time by going to our Google Hangout page. You’ll also find an archive of our past conversations on Youtube. This month I was […]

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The Rev. Shannon Kelly

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