Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Articles

March 8, 2007

The Provincial Coordinators for Higher Education Ministry awarded seven new campus ministries, representing five provinces, start-up grants totaling more than $165,000.

 

"The General Convention in 2006 retained young adults, youth, campus ministry and children as its second...

September 29, 2006

There is much to be involved in when you are in junior high and high school: my life revolved around diocesan events. When I graduated from high school, I felt let down because there was nothing for me to be involved in as a young adult. I miss the community that was created at youth events. As...

September 28, 2006

I have had a hard time with most of this because I don’t know to what extent I am a “regular” young adult. However, I can truly say what I feel the church can do. I feel that the biggest priority is simply to find some universal method to transition high school graduates into the new...

September 26, 2006

The Episcopal Church has been very instrumental part in my life. I used to be very active in the church as well as well as the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina. I attended many conferences, youth events, and convention. I would like to take this opportunity first and foremost to thank the...

September 25, 2006

I feel that our church is facing a crisis. As the baby boomers get older and begin to retire, our churches are facing a dearth in members and leadership. To remedy this, we are in need of a serious shift in our current attitudes. Rather than planning programs for specific groups, we need to...

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...

March 31, 2006

As the Rev. Shirley Bowen looked out at her audience in the Student Center of the University of Southern Maine one day in late February, it occurred to her that sometimes reality and vision come together in ways that are hard to foresee.

What had started several years before as a...

March 31, 2006

As the Rev. Shirley Bowen looked out at her audience in the Student Center of the University of Southern Maine one day in late February, it occurred to her that sometimes reality and vision come together in ways that are hard to foresee.

What had started several years before as a...

April 30, 2005

Nearly 80 percent of this country’s population identifies itself as Christian.  But I’m uncertain what that means these days.  It’s becoming so easy to slap on the label that its meaning is getting lost.  Perhaps Dietrich Bonhoeffer was right when he worried that the church was steadily...

September 30, 2004

Young adults at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., are launching a new print project: Uprising, a magazine that hopes to capture the voices and experiences of young adults throughout the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion.

Carol Brorsen, a master of divinity student...

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