Youth Ministries

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 14:22

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...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 15:00

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,...

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 15:24

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...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 21:07

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...

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 19:21

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...

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 17:30

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...

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 16:44

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...

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 15:14

This summer while I have been home for an uncharacteristically long stretch of time, I have been the delighted recipient of postcards from several of my goddaughters, nieces and nephew. All of these youngsters have received postcards from me as I...

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 15:29

Much as I am an advocate for and practitioner of Youth Ministry, I have always been of the school of holistic and lifelong approaches to Christian Formation. Youth Ministry should not function in a vacuum or a silo apart from the body of the...

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 14:43

It’s no secret that we have a wonderful and capable social media director keeping the blogs rolling and the Twitter feed tweeting and the Facebook sites posting for all offices of the Formation and Vocation Ministries Team. Wendy Johnson has been...

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