youngadult Blog - All Entries

March 8, 2012

In November, I attended the Provincial Coordinator for Campus Ministry meeting at “815” (Episcopal Church headquarters in NYC).  There, among other things, we got to meet with Sam McDonald, who works closely with Bp. Sauls, the COO of the Church. ...

March 7, 2012

Reflecting on the lessons of the UNCSW I return to an observation I noted at the end of our week together—that it does not take an official title or position to create the change one wishes to see in the world. Much of my time was spent attending...

March 1, 2012

Happy Leap Day! There are so many things I’d like to say, but I am not yet articulate nor composed enough to do that.  I have an eight-hour train ride in my future, however, so I figure that’ll come in time. The Episcopal Church and the CSW...

March 1, 2012

The Commission on the Status of Women can be a difficult place to be.  Not only are we overwhelmed with a deluge of information, but that information can be pretty tough to hear.  Statistics on domestic and intimate partner violence, climate change...

March 1, 2012

“Men are the same everywhere.” Those were the words of a women’s rights activist from Kosovo. Many of the women seated in the United Nations Church Center chapel received her statement with enthusiastic applause. I am one of a handful of men...

February 29, 2012

In the beginning there was the Word… “We have to be very smart with our words.  Be very cautious with the word empowerment.  Empowerment implies that that someone else has the power and will empower you who are powerless.  However, everyone has...


The Rev. Shannon Kelly
Director of Faith Formation and Officer for Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Our Partners in Ministry:

YASC logo esc logo 

forma logo