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January 1, 2008

The leader of the Taizé community urged tens of thousands of young Christians from Europe who gathered in Geneva at the New Year to organize "vigils of reconciliation" for unity between churches that are divided from each other.

"How can we be credible in speaking of a God of love if we...

November 7, 2007

Delegates and visitors welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to the 175th annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, November 2-3 in Burlington, and they celebrated the first anniversary of her investiture as Presiding Bishop. The convention theme, "What ONE Can Do:...

June 12, 2007

Groups of young adults from around the country will participate in an urban journey to ignite their faith, inspire their walk and invigorate their call to seek and serve Christ in others.

"Camino: A Sacred Journey" is a young adult gathering set for September 21-23 at Grace Cathedral in...

November 4, 2006

More than 30 young adults who arrived in Washington, D.C. to attend the November 5 formal seating of 26th Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in Washington National Cathedral, were housed over night by St. Thomas Parish in Dupont Circle and St. Albans Episcopal Church.

The...

April 30, 2006

A couple of summers ago, Bishop Edwin “Ted” Gulick Jr. had an “Aha!” moment at the diocesan camp. After a college student received Communion from a young priest at a service there, he told Gulick: “This is the first time I’ve ever received the Eucharist from someone in my decade.”

“I...

February 28, 2006

Forging a partnership among three denominations, a youth conference on a grand scale was created over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend as “Faith in 3-D” brought 2,200 teens to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

The message they took home was powerfully simple: Trust in God. Walk...

August 31, 2005

A bluegrass concert and a Hip-Hop Eucharist, a cultural carnival and a photo op with Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold were four of the many events that greeted 1,400 high-school-age Episcopalians who traveled to Berea, Ky., for the six-day triennial Episcopal Youth Event. Griswold, who spoke...

September 30, 2004

Lindsay Lunnum, a 20-something New Yorker enjoying a Saturday night out with old and new friends, lounged in a laid-back bar, listening to laughter and good music. The party was still going strong when she stood to say her goodbyes.

“The night’s still young,” said a girl who had just...

September 30, 2004

When it comes to serving the church's younger members, General Convention showed them the money in Minneapolis. In 2003, convention added a new $1 million fund to be invested in ministry initiatives with young adults and youth.

“If we really want the church to grow, we have to invest in...

September 30, 2004

The youth group at All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Highland Park, Los Angeles, knows much when it comes to serving the community. The 13- to 22-year-olds have become a unifying force in both parish and community.

With the support of the congregation and the diocese and under the guidance...

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