Youth Ministries

Youth Ministries

EYE'14 Mission Planning Team Meets, Chooses Theme

November 6, 2014

Click to view slideshow. The Mission Planning Team for the Episcopal Youth Event 2014 (EYE’14) gathered in San Diego last week for their second of four face-to-face meetings. In addition to meetings like this one, their preparations are accomplished through video conference calls, Facebook conversations, and a project organizing application called Basecamp. I couldn’t be more grateful […]

Welcome to Mission Mondays

November 6, 2014

We’re kicking off a new series at EpiscoYouth this week called Mission Mondays. Across the Youth Ministry Network of the Episcopal Church, there is a great diversity of activities in the name of “mission.” Commonly, youth groups, dioceses, and even provincial groups plan and execute Summer Mission Trips. Some groups are experienced in connecting with […]

Incorporating the Experience of Mission into the Fabric of EYE'14

November 6, 2014

The Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14) is the single largest gathering of young people in our church. 3 Days of Urban Mission will most likely be the largest single-event mission opportunity our church offers. Each person traveling to EYE’14 is Marked for Mission. Recognizing this, we are offering 3 Days of Urban Mission as a continuation of the […]

How Are You 'Marked for Mission?'

November 6, 2014

We are looking for authors from across the church to help us with a project related to the upcoming Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14) Church Publishing, in collaboration with the Youth Ministries Office of The Episcopal Church, is working on a book, Marked for Mission, to be available as a resource for equipping young people to put […]

5 Reasons Youth Ministry is Important to the Church Today

November 6, 2014

Today we welcome Karen Schlabach as guest blogger. Karen is the Youth Missioner for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. She has served in both volunteer and paid positions for parish youth ministries and diocesan youth ministries for eight years. Prior to that she worked in higher education and now has a passion for improving students’ […]

EYE'14: Hospitality & Logistics Committee Update

November 6, 2014

Today, I am pleased to turn blogging privileges over to EYE’14 Mission Planning Team member Whitney Chapman. Whitney is reporting on behalf of the EYE’14 Hospitality and Logistics Committee, which met last week. Enjoy! Hello all, Photo of the Hospitality Committee at the last full EYE’14 Mission Planning Team Meeting, October 2013. My name is […]

More Info on 3 Days of Urban Mission

November 6, 2014

I’m excited today to share more information about 3 Days of Urban Mission, the mission immersion experience immediately following the Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14). 3 Days of Urban Mission will be held July 13-16, 2014 at University of Pennsylvania. (EYE’14 will be July 9-13 at Villanova University.) Both 3 Days of Urban Mission and EYE’14 […]

Getting Serious About Transformative Mission Experiences

November 6, 2014

Today’s Mission Monday blog post is by the Rev. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, VP of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Claremont School of Theology. She serves as professor of practical theology and religious education at Claremont School of Theology, and as professor of Anglican Studies at Bloy House, the Episcopal Theological School at Claremont. Sheryl […]

EYE'14: Discerning your Diocesan Delegation

November 6, 2014

With Advent and Christmas right around the corner, I know that this is a busy time of year for church staff. However, in the hustle and bustle of the seasons, please don’t lose track of your window of opportunity for recruiting and discerning your diocesan delegation for the 2014 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14). Registration for […]

Me, Called to Mission?

November 6, 2014

As Christians we are called to join God’s mission. As the Christian Church, we are called to serve in mission in communion with all the saints. But, discerning our particular personal and communal role in engaging God’s mission can feel overwhelming, unclear or even confusing. So, how do we get started on such a monumental […]

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Bronwyn Clark Skov

Officer for Youth Ministry