Youth Ministries



December 10, 2013

By: Bronwyn

As Christians we are called to join God’s mission. As the Christian Church, we are called to serve in mission in communion with all the saints.

But, discerning our particular personal and communal role in engaging God’s mission can feel overwhelming, unclear or even confusing.


December 2, 2013

By: Bronwyn

To help leaders prepare for mission experiences, we are incorporating a Youth in Mission Planning Timeline into the forthcoming Episcopal Youth in Mission Manual.

Essentially, there are 3 key elements to every transformative mission experience:

planning preparation prayer


November 25, 2013

By: Bronwyn

I’m excited today to share more information about 3 Days of Urban Mission, the mission immersion experience immediately following the Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14).

3 Days of Urban Mission will be held July 13-16, 2014 at University of Pennsylvania. (EYE’14 will be July 9-13 at...

November 20, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Today, I am pleased to turn blogging privileges over to EYE’14 Mission Planning Team member Whitney Chapman. Whitney is reporting on behalf of the EYE’14 Hospitality and Logistics Committee, which met last week. Enjoy!

Hello all,

Photo of the Hospitality Committee at the...

November 19, 2013

By: Bronwyn

With Advent and Christmas right around the corner, I know that this is a busy time of year for church staff.

However, in the hustle and bustle of the seasons, please don’t lose track of your window of opportunity for recruiting and discerning your diocesan delegation for the 2014...

November 18, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Recently I was invited to Idaho to attend their annual Diocesan Convention. I conversed with the Rt. Rev. Brian Thom and members of his staff to learn how I might be most helpful. The theme they selected was “Many Voices, One Song.”

Bishop Thom asked that I help them understand and...

November 11, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Today’s Mission Monday blog post is by the Rev. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, VP of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Claremont School of Theology. She serves as professor of practical theology and religious education at Claremont School of Theology, and as professor of Anglican Studies at...

November 7, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Today we welcome Karen Schlabach as guest blogger. Karen is the Youth Missioner for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. She has served in both volunteer and paid positions for parish youth ministries and diocesan youth ministries for eight years. Prior to that she worked in higher education and...

November 5, 2013

By: Bronwyn

We are looking for authors from across the church to help us with a project related to the upcoming Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14)

Church Publishing, in collaboration with the Youth Ministries Office of The Episcopal Church, is working on a book, Marked for Mission, to be available as a...

November 4, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

The Episcopal Youth Event (EYE’14) is the single largest gathering of young people in our church.

3 Days of Urban Mission will most likely be the largest single-event mission opportunity our church offers.

Each person traveling to EYE’14 is Marked for Mission. Recognizing this, we...