Youth Ministries

Youth Ministries

Episcopal Relief & Development: Seeking and Serving Christ in All Persons

November 6, 2014

Episcopal Relief & Development yesterday published their 2012 Annual Summary. When you have a free moment, click the picture at right to take a look at it. The Annual Summary is not only beautiful but is an important reminder of the critical nature of Episcopal Relief & Development’s work. Touching the lives of 3 million people across […]

Continuing the Lesson: Civil Rights Sunday, September 15

November 6, 2014

Today I am pleased to welcome Rob Johnson as guest blogger. Rob is a longtime friend, fellow youth minister, and advocate for social change. Rob teaches Religion and Project Adventure at Breck School, an Episcopal, coeducational, college prep school in Minneapolis. He also serves as the Sunday Morning Youth Coordinator at Trinity Episcopal Church, Excelsior. […]

Welcoming New Episcopalians

November 6, 2014

As the program year kicks off, we also prepare to welcome new members into our communities. Here are a few books from Leader Resources that might be useful in helping individuals and families understand and feel at home in the Episcopal Church. You might also consider using them as reading material for Confirmation programs. Jesus […]

Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine: Honoring and Supporting LGBTQ Youth

November 6, 2014

Fifteen years ago this October, 21-year old Matthew Shepard was abducted, tied to a fence, and left to die in what is now one of the most notorious hate crimes in our nation’s recent history. Several Episcopal Youth Event participants in Laramie, Wyoming, the summer of 2002 traveled to the site of his death. This sparked a […]

EYE'14: Liturgy and Music Team Report on Meeting 2

November 6, 2014

Hey everyone! My name is Joe Prickett, and I’m a part of the Liturgy and Music Team for the Episcopal Youth Event 2014 Mission Planning Team. This past Monday, the Liturgy and Music Team came together once again via Google Hangout to dig a little deeper and ready ourselves for our meeting with the rest of […]

EYE 2014: Report from Liturgy and Music Team

November 6, 2014

Our guest bloggers today are Thomas Alexander and Ariana Gonzalez-Bonillas, two members of the EYE 2014 Mission Planning Team serving on the Liturgy and Music Team. Ariana created the following short video report and Thomas the written report that follows. Report from the EYE Liturgy and Music Team Meeting held on Monday, September 9, 2013 […]

Who's Got Talent for EYE?

November 6, 2014

Today we are launching a virtual audition process for our Episcopal Youth Event 2014 house band and other musicians and vocalists. The Liturgy and Music Committee of the EYE 2014 Mission Planning Team has articulated a desire for a house band to take the stage in leading worship and congregational singing. The band needs to […]

Fall 2013 Report from the Office of Youth Ministries

November 6, 2014

As Executive Council prepares to meet, each office of the Episcopal Church submits a report on their activity during the previous quarter. As the Officer for Youth Ministries, these are the primary projects I either focused on or participated in during the past 3 months. A subcommittee of the Youth Ministry Council met in early June to […]

Staying in Touch with the Office of Youth Ministries

November 6, 2014

“The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.” – Mark Zuckerberg Efficient, effective communication is extremely important to the Formation and Vocation Ministries Team. Together, we work to make sure we are regularly blogging, updating social media networks, and watching for questions and communications […]

Preparing for EYE14 Registration

November 6, 2014

Today, we published the EpiscoYouth e-newsletter, an email bulletin we send only when we have timely information to deliver. The edition today was focused on the Episcopal Youth Event, which will be held July 9-13, 2014 at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia. Discerning Your EYE’14 Delegation We invite each diocese to send a delegation of diverse young […]

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Contact:
Bronwyn Clark Skov

Officer for Youth Ministry