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July 21, 2009

by Nkiruka Okeke Outside of the Anaheim Convention Center, where the 76th Episcopal General Convention was held, a banner that read “The Episcopal Church Welcomes You” was hung.  When I first arrived, I felt like I didn’t know anyone and I got lost...

July 14, 2009

By Harry Akehurst Responsible people today don’t need to be told that there are two sides to each argument: we can recognize propaganda; we perceive motives and opposing points of view; we’ve grown adept at netting substance from rhetoric, and...

July 14, 2009

By Lauren Woody As the Diocesan Coordinator for Young Adult Ministries in the Diocese of Atlanta, I advocate for a group (young adults) that I think is largely forgotten and misunderstood in the church world. As youth we are put out in the...

July 14, 2009

By P’Tricia Egbert On Saturday I testified at a hearing on Resolution D064, which asks General Convention to help send young adults on a pilgrimage to Geneva. I was surprised to find that when you testify, even if you haven’t initially been...

July 14, 2009

My name is Garrett Braaf and I am a Gospel Hip Hop artist. I have chosen this method of ministry for a number of reasons. I’m particularly fond of the musical style of hip hop, but not too crazy about the negative messages it sometimes displays...

July 14, 2009

By Eileen O’Brien Currently, the youth presence at General Convention — which is comprised of a diverse group of youth ages 16-18 from across the Episcopal Church — has seat and voice, but no vote. Saturday morning, the Structure Committee held...


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