Youth and Young Adults

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May 20, 2019

The Department of Faith Formation today announced that the 2020 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20) will be held in partnership with the Washington National Cathedral and the Episcopal Diocese of Washington on the campus of Howard University July 7-11, 2020.

“Howard University was chosen as...

February 7, 2019

Episcopal youth are invited to apply to serve on the Planning Team for the 2020 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20).

To be eligible for the Planning Team, youth applicants must be currently enrolled in grades 9 – 11 and be a communicant in good standing in an Episcopal Church congregation.  In...

February 7, 2019

Se invita a los jóvenes episcopales a postularse para formar parte del Equipo de Planificación para el Episcopal Youth Event de 2020 (EYE20).

Para ser elegible para el Equipo de Planificación, los solicitantes de jóvenes deben estar inscritos actualmente en los grados 9 a 11 y ser un...

October 5, 2018

Cada tres años, conforme a la resolución 1982-D079 de la Convención General, la Iglesia Episcopal convoca a un evento internacional para la juventud de tal manera que "la energía de los jóvenes episcopales pueda seguir siendo utilizada en un ministerio activo como miembros del Cuerpo de Cristo...

October 5, 2018

Every three years, in accordance with General Convention Resolution #1982-D079, The Episcopal Church convenes an international youth event so “that the energy of the youth of the Episcopal Church can continue to be utilized in active ministry as members of the Body of Christ.” It is our...

July 23, 2018

By: Claire Parish

General Convention ended on July 13th, the Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) left on the 12th. My mother, a deputy, kept me in Austin for the extra day, so I had the honor of being the only youth in the entire Official Youth Presence section of the House of Deputies. It was odd to be in a place...

July 11, 2018

By: Claire Parish

General Convention can be intimidating. On our first day on the floor, the Official Youth Presence filed into our seats in the back of the House. We looked out on hundreds of people, and tables set up within an impossibly large room. We sat stiffly in our chairs, listening as carefully...

July 9, 2018

By: Maria Gonzalez

Buenas tardes. Mi nombre es Maria Gonzalez, soy de la diócesis de Olympia, y estoy aquí con la presencia oficial de jóvenes. Gracias por permitirme hablar delante de ustedes hoy.

Tengo dieciséis años y soy hija de una familia mixta, de Pensilvania y de un inmigrante mexicano. Mis...

July 9, 2018

By: Maria Gonzalez

Buenas tardes. Mi nombre es Maria Gonzalez, soy de la diócesis de Olympia, y estoy aquí con la presencia oficial de jóvenes. Gracias por permitirme hablar delante de ustedes hoy.

My name is Maria Gonzalez. I am sixteen years old. I am the daughter of a Pennsylvanian. I am also the...

July 4, 2018

Youth can be a disruption. I am sure most would agree. As a youth myself, I have accepted this fate. Deputies, bishops, and various other General Convention attendees surely can attest to this fact. As Convention continues these people will most likely encounter a sudden gaggle of teenagers,...

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