Young Adult and Campus Ministry

Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Harry Akehurst

November 10, 2014

I’m Harry, a university student from Scotland. I live in Glasgow, Scotland, and I come from a little town in the Scottish Highlands. I am excited to be joining you for this festival, and getting to know Episcopalians from all across America, and the rest of the world. I’m looking forward to the General Convention, […]

Nicole Seiferth

November 10, 2014

Hi, my name is Nicole Seiferth. I’m on the design team for the Young Adult Festival and look forward to welcoming all of you in Anaheim! This will be my third General Convention and I can say from experience that this gathering of the Church is always an amazing experience. You’re going to meet so […]

Wendy Pineda

November 10, 2014

Hi all! This is Wendy from the diocese of Texas and I am very excited for the YAF. I am excited to see old friends and to meet new ones. This will be my second YAF and I am part of the design team, so if you have any questions… Feel free to ask. Posted […]

Welcome to the Young Adult Festival

November 10, 2014

Being involved in the young adult community is being part of a family.  This family helps us grow by seeing things from a broader perspective.   The young adult community has opened my eyes to see things outside of my community.  This family teaches us new things and helps define us as people.  Aside from […]

Andrea de la Torre

November 10, 2014

Hola, I am Andrea de la Torre, one of the members of the design team for the Young Adult Festival at General Convention. This will be the first General Convention that I will be attending. I am excited to know all the work and planning that has been done for Young Adult Festival will blossom […]

Welcome to LA

November 10, 2014

I’m not a native Angelino. I moved to Los Angeles when I was six years old. It’s here that I’ve grown to love the wonders of creation. Mountains, beaches, hills, valleys, deserts, lakes, ponds, rivers, and plains can all be found here. Beauty and diversity are not only to be found in the landscape, but […]

What is your calling?

November 10, 2014

There are several tools available to us as Episcopalians that help us listen for and, more importantly, hear our call.  Many of us have heard the call to ordained ministry.  But what about those of us who haven’t heard that call–is there a “discernment process” for us?   My own journey has taken me from […]

General Convention: my Church and my church

November 10, 2014

As a young adult who hasn’t yet found a church that fits, General Convention is both my church and my Church.  I get the “So, where are you going to church these days?” question quite often.  My usual response is that my pledge goes to the church I grew up in.  As a young adult […]

D038: Why You Should Care

November 10, 2014

Resolution D038 focuses on reaffirming the commitment to become a welcoming church for the Latino/Hispanic community. If passed, this resolution could mean a budget allocation of more than $3 million for Latino/Hispanic development throughout the church.  D038 is significant because of the increase of the Latino/Hispanic population in the U.S. According to the 2008 census, […]

Young Adult Festival Begins

November 10, 2014

by Nicole Seiferth Young adults from around the world gathered for the opening of the Young Adult Festival on Thursday, July 9 at the Doubletree Hotel.   “Tonight you could see the excitement everyone has to get involved in the political process and make our presence felt,” said Sarah Tomlinson, an international festival participant from […]

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The Rev. Shannon Kelly

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

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