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February 26, 2012

Being invited to attend the 56th annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is a blessing that I could never have expected. I knew that we’d hear powerful stories from women from rural areas around the world and then discuss obstacles...

February 25, 2012

It has been a blessing for me to meet Sarah from the Diocese of Western Massachusetts. She shares my passion for Christ and development in Africa I want to start my blog post with a prayer.  There are too many wonderfully eloquent and powerful...

February 24, 2012

Filed under: Young Adult Festival, Young Adult Opportunities, Young Adults

February 24, 2012

I am SO EXCITED to be going to the UNCSW.  This is not a new sentiment of EYA Delegates, I’m sure. But how can I not express it?  It’s an amazing opportunity, I’m so grateful to have it, I appreciate the contributions of everyone who is sending me...

February 21, 2012

Each year several thousand women and men from all across the globe come to New York to spend two weeks advocating their individual governments and the international community for women’s rights and gender justice. From February 24-March 2, twelve...

February 15, 2012

I’m currently at a conference with about 120 church leaders throughout the Episcopal Church. While no one has their age on their name tag, it’s not difficult to discern that I’m likely the youngest person in the room. Don’t worry, when you’re a...


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

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