Young Adult and Campus Ministry

Young Adult and Campus Ministries

More Than Relaxing

November 10, 2014

For the past year and a half I have practiced yoga, one of many forms of meditation. With every breath during yoga I begin to see creation differently. I don’t see it as something to use, but as a wonderful gift that I sometimes take for granted. God’s creation is a gift that continues to […]

d038: El Porque te Debe de Importar

November 10, 2014

  La resolución D038 se enfoca en reafirmar la promesa de ser una comunidad calorosa hacia los ministerios Latinos/Hispanos. Si esta resolución pasa significa que la oficina del ministerio Latino/Hispano recibirá mas de 3 mil dólares para seguir creciendo la iglesia. Esta resolución es importante porque los EE.UU. es la segunda nación con más latinos […]

Issues of Equity

November 10, 2014

By Eileen O’Brien Issues of equity are receiving consideration in a variety of committee venues.  Today, the Church Pension Fund unanimously approved a proposal for a denominational health plan which will give lay and clergy employees greater parity in terms of access to health insurance.  Resolution A177 will be considered by the House of Bishops […]

Legislation to Follow: B033 & Beyond

November 10, 2014

The operational theme for General Convention 2009 seems to be reconciliation – reconciliation between humanity and creation, global and ecumenical reconciliation, and reconciliation within our own communities that face the strains of, not only the economic crisis, but a deeper crisis of identity.  On Thursday, the Prayer Book, Liturgy and Church Music Committee held hearings […]

No Language Barriers at YAF Workshop

November 10, 2014

No Language Barriers at YAF Workshop By Moises Quezada In the Community Expressions workshop I thought that language was going to stand in the way of what they were going to be sharing, but I was wrong. Even though the songs were in different languages, I had a great time dancing and singing. You could […]

Food for Thought

November 10, 2014

By Noah Kilian Saturday evening I had the great pleasure of attending a meal provided by Abundant Table. I went knowing only that I would be taught about sustainable living. What I experienced was more than I ever could have hoped for, as I received food for not only my body, but also my mind […]

Voice and Vote Representation at General Convention

November 10, 2014

By Eileen O’Brien Currently, the youth presence at General Convention — which is comprised of a diverse group of youth ages 16-18 from across the Episcopal Church — has seat and voice, but no vote. Saturday morning, the Structure Committee held hearings on Resolution D066 which resolves to give vote to the Official Youth Presence. […]

Meet Garrett Braaf, Gospel Hip Hop Artist, YAF Participant

November 10, 2014

My name is Garrett Braaf and I am a Gospel Hip Hop artist. I have chosen this method of ministry for a number of reasons. I’m particularly fond of the musical style of hip hop, but not too crazy about the negative messages it sometimes displays. Realistically, most of today’s young people enter the music […]

Red Earth

November 10, 2014

By Rachel Ost Adam, creation of the Most High as is the ground from where he came Mountains, like chiseled muscle Rivers, like beaded sweat running down Bluest sky, the twinkling eye Ground below, reddest earth Both His creations Both His to cherish but one only one earning the death of His Son a new […]

The View From Here

November 10, 2014

By Molly Stitsworth I’ve come to this convention not only to enjoy the YAF, but to work on behalf of Vocare International. I spent yesterday at our booth, greeting people from all over the world. Whether or not they stopped to talk, each and every person gave me a smile. It was very encouraging, especially […]

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The Rev. Shannon Kelly

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

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