Youth Ministries

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 15:57

I am really looking forward to this particular Christian Formation Conference, Holy Mischief: Christian Formation for What is Next. Timely topic, impressive lineup of speakers, and, of course, a beautiful location. I will be presenting a workshop...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 16:57

I’m pulling this in from Sharon Ely Pearson’s blog, Rows of Sharon. It is a good quick guide to available resources for responding to yesterday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon. I encourage you to join me in prayer for everyone affected by the...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 15:33

Church Divinity School of the Pacific is engaged in discernment about youth ministry. Yesterday’s article from Episcopal News Service offers some interesting perspectives. Here are a couple of provocative excerpts from the article with a link for...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 00:21

As you most likely already read, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori called for prayer following the explosions in Boston, MA, and offers the following prayer: Gracious God, you walk with us through the valley of the shadow...

Monday, April 15, 2013 - 13:14

Saturday was the last day of the initial meeting for the Episcopal Youth Event 2014 Mission Planning Team. Considering that most of the Team arrived as strangers it is heartening how quickly these young people have undertaken the task of...

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 13:04

Click to view slideshow. This weekend marks the first meeting of the Episcopal Youth Event Mission Planning Team. This is a fantastic group of youth and adults who are gathering with energy and enthusiasm to begin the process of dreaming and...

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 12:57

Here in Minnesota we are caught in an April snowstorm that is predicted to drop 6+ inches of snow. A good day for reading. I received a timely email post yesterday from Cindy Coe’s blog titled Food & Faith book resources. In her blog post she...

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 15:18

It’s that time of year again! Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 awarding of more than 60 scholarships from the Episcopal Church. Scholarships are available for ethnic communities, children of missionaries, bishops and clergy,...

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 15:05

My colleague, Ruth-Ann Collins, and I are simultaneously reprinting this blog post by Sharon Ely Pearson, Christian Formation Specialist at Church Publishing, in hopes that you will take a minute to participate in her survey on curricula in use...

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 21:04

Tomorrow – April 9 – call your Senators and insist that they act to prevent gun violence. While I know that there are differences in preferred policies among Episcopalians, I believe that all of us can agree that we need to take a meaningful stand...

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