Young Adults

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March 7, 2016

A special conference designed for leaders in ministry with young adults on and off college campuses, Nourish: Young Adult and Campus Ministry Leadership Conference is slated for June 26-29 at the Maritime Institute near Baltimore, MD  

“We hope this gathering will be a time when...

December 10, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Don’t miss the deadline for application for the Young Adult Service Corps.

Commonly known as YASC, applications for 2015-16 are now being accepted for the Young Adult Service Corps from young adults between the ages of 21-30....

February 26, 2013

As Campus and Young Adult Ministers we are, in a way, professional (or volunteer) mentors and accompaniers. But where do we go for mentorship and accompaniment ourselves? The Provincial Coordinators for Campus Ministry and the newly formed Young Adult Ministry Council, in addition to being...

October 11, 2012

The 2013-2015 budget passed by General Convention this summer contains some major shifts in funding for Young Adult and Campus Ministries. (We invite you to follow along with that budget on page 15 of this document) First of all, the funding for both young adult and campus ministries (...

October 10, 2012

I had heard that General Convention was difficult – if not impossible – to describe to someone who had not attended. I never realized how true that was until I attended a General Convention for myself.

Being at General Convention 2012 with the Young Adult Festival was one of the most...

October 4, 2011

After spending a year as a Young Adult Service Corps volunteer teaching Xhosa children in Grahamstown, South Africa, Travis Shields, 23, has decided to change the course of his life.

Rather than pursue a Ph.D. in medical physics, he's decided to study medicine with the hope of one day...

July 5, 2011

Offering Native American youth opportunities "that help change lives" and keeping them safe are among the ambitious goals Brandon Martinez has set as the new director of the Hózhóní Youth Center in Holbrook, Arizona.

At 20, he is the first Native American hired to oversee the center, and...

February 7, 2010

Growing up, Michael Haslett learned a simple creed of human rights: "You're equal. You should be safe. You should be happy. If you want to go to school, you go to school."

"But that's not true everywhere in the world," he recently told the congregation at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in...

November 4, 2009

A missionary's life can be full of surprises. When Mike Young, 24, of Abilene, Texas, signed up with the Young Adult Services Corps (YASC) as an Episcopal Church missionary, the last thing he expected was to be sent to First-World-known-for-high-development-and-electronics Japan, he said.

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July 24, 2009

Some 80 high school and college-age students from throughout the Diocese of Alabama gave up the comforts of home and a week of their summer to spend it with kids in the rural Black Belt region of Alabama -- one of the poorest areas in the South.

The young Episcopalians spent July 13-17...

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