Youth Ministries

Youth Ministries

Anglican Consultative Council passes Resolution supporting Youth Ministry programs

November 6, 2014

On November 5, the Anglican Consultative Council passed Resolution 15.8, which confirms support of young people in the communion; urges provinces to commit to further development of youth ministries by developing programs, appointing youth ministers and contributing financially to the International Anglican Youth Network; encourages a province from each of the network regions to host a […]

Parents and Voting

November 6, 2014

My earliest recollection of church buildings is triggered by the colors and smells of autumn. I remember walking to the big, red church a couple blocks from our home in Evanston, Illinois, with my tall, long-legged mother, crunching through dry oak and elm tree leaves gathered in the gutters of the street and along the […]

Jubilee Ministry grants

November 6, 2014

Young people are often the prophets among us in demonstrating the very real ways the Episcopal Church can engage in mission in our own contexts. Jubilee Ministry grants are one way these important ministries can find a bit of financial support. Applications for 2012 Jubilee Ministry grants are now being accepted in two categories: diocesan […]

Advent Resources

November 6, 2014

With snow on the ground in Minnesota today it is feeling like we are inching closer to Advent and Christmas. Getting into the spirit, here are some Advent resources to help with pageants, programs and sermon preparation: From Church Publishing: Skiturgies: Pageants, Plays, Rite and Rituals offers many Advent & Christmas pageants, including new additions. […]

Following the Star: d365 for Advent

November 6, 2014

Beginning December 2, d365 becomes “Following the Star.” Following the Star is a free daily devotional that carries you through the seasons of Advent and Christmas. Watch for features by Episcopal writers throughout the Advent Season. Share this gift with others: Download bulletin inserts for your congregation. Share with your friends on Facebook Share with […]

#GivingTuesday

November 6, 2014

What comes after “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”? Giving Tuesday! Join the movement by making a donation to any of Episcopal Relief & Development’s https://www.episcopalrelief.org/, and as a special bonus, your gift will be matched — giving it double the impact. Read more on Episcopal Relief & Development’s website.

More Resources for Advent and the Liturgical Year

November 6, 2014

My colleague Ruth-Ann posted a listing of the Advent resources from Candle Press on her blog earlier today. The Advent Table Cards might be especially useful to anyone working with families with youth. I also received these beautiful liturgical calendars from Jenifer Gamber. Although they aren’t specific to Advent, they are a great way to visually […]

Resources for Ministry After a Disaster

November 6, 2014

The US East Coast has again been https://www.episcopalrelief.org/ and the Caribbean continues to dig out from Hurricane Sandy. In the aftermath of this devastation, many of us find ourselves in ongoing ministry with those directly affected by these storms. Episcopal Relief and Development offers https://www.episcopalrelief.org/ to assist with planning programming in the wake of devastation. Also available […]

Camp DeWolfe providing accommodations for Hurricane Sandy relief volunteers

November 6, 2014

From time to time I will invite guest writers to submit posts to this blog. This week Emma Tees from Camp DeWolfe kindly submitted the following blog post about opportunities for volunteers and families impacted by Hurricane Sandy to use Camp DeWolfe’s accommodations. ————————— Camp DeWolfe, a residential sleep-away Christian Camp on Long Island, New York […]

General Convention final reports

November 6, 2014

I am pleased to provide these final reports from this past summer’s General Convention. Each section is posted separately as they are large files. All are downloadable pdfs. Cover Page General Convention Report Introduction General Convention Official Youth Presence Final Report General Convention Children’s Program Final Report General Convention Young Adult Festival Final Report General […]

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Contact:
Bronwyn Clark Skov

Officer for Youth Ministry