Youth Ministries

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 15:37

It’s great to read about how faith communities are getting creative in supporting mission. I love it even more when a project crosses generations and empowers members to engage in a very personal way. I ran across just such a story this week from...

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 15:44

We received emails yesterday announcing the upcoming training sessions for 21st Century Faith Formation, featuring the leadership of John Roberto (LifelongFaith Associates & Vibrant Faith Ministries) and guest presenters Leif Kehrwald and Anna...

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 15:17

From time to time I will be publishing reflections from General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) participants. If you haven’t already read them, please take a few minutes to read the reflections from Sarah and Ariana. GCOYP, which was...

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 16:17

There is still time for congregations, dioceses, organizations, institutions and others to apply for the Episcopal Church Constable Fund Grants for the 2012-2013 grant cycle. Anne Watkins, Executive Council member from the Diocese of Connecticut...

Friday, October 12, 2012 - 17:16

This was just published today by the Office of Public Affairs: New facts and figures about membership in the Episcopal Church have been posted on the Research page: www.episcopalchurch.org/research Among the facts: In 2011, membership in the...

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 13:11

Here’s another in our ongoing series of reflections from participants in this summer’s General Convention Official Youth Presence. This reflection is by Sarah Neumann, Province 1 participant from the Diocese of Massachusetts. ————————————- Imagine...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 18:54

Just about three months have passed since the General Convention of the Episcopal Church adjourned in mid-July. I have asked youth who participated in the General Convention Episcopal Youth Presence (GCOYP) to reflect on their experiences, what it...

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 18:56

Frequent questions to the Youth Ministry Office not only include questions about wage and benefit guidelines (see Youth Ministry Salaries), but also about job searches. Organizations want to post and advertise open positions, and youth ministries...

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 17:41

Compensation Salary. Benefits? What is “full-time?” What are others paid for church work; lay or ordained? These are key questions that bubble up perennially, and especially when budgets are being structured and mutual ministry reviews and...

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:03

by Cole Mayer GCOYP Journalist The weekend at general convention! Saturday/Sunday Saturday morning at the Legislative session the resolution D045 was debated on the floor of the house of deputies. Through heated debate, the resolution was amended...

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