Young Adults

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July 10, 2009

The Young Adult Festival (YAF) has a single message to General Convention: "We are here and we are committed to the Episcopal Church." Each triennial General Convention features a YAF and the current theme is "Together," a variation of the convention theme, ubuntu, a Xhosa word that means "I am...

December 15, 2008

If there's a stereotype of a clergy person who initiates a Goth service, the Rev. Lou Divis defies it. At nearly 60, her first grandchild -- she's the mother of four and the stepmother of four -- is on the way, and she's one of the softest-spoken, sweetest-looking people you could hope to meet...

August 1, 2008

From August 1-9, 180 students from more than 100 countries will convene in Montreal, Quebec, for the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) general assembly. The event, held every four years, gathers young leaders from many traditions: Anglican, Protestant, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Roman...

April 21, 2008

I first met Steve White in the doorway of a pantry, in a big shambly church in Trenton. I was there for Community Action, working with the Crisis Ministry, and he was there for our Professors' Night, to discuss Tracy Kidder's Mountains Beyond Mountains about Dr. Paul Farmer's work in Haiti....

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...

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...

October 31, 2005

When the young Adult Ministry Network met for the first time in 2004, 33 people came from 29 dioceses. They set goals and agreed to meet again in 2005 to “keep the momentum going.”

That momentum was not lacking when 140 young adults and young-adult ministers from 70 dioceses, including...

October 31, 2005

In conversation, Marjorie Corbman is an articulate and engaging young woman. As an author, she is compelling and brutally honest in describing the desolation of her early adolescent years and her search to satisfy a profound inner hunger for life’s meaning.

In A Tiny Step Away from...

July 25, 2005

July 26, 2005

Dear Senator,

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women represents over 3,000 organizations that have been working with communities around the nation to prevent violence against women and understand the unmet needs of victims of...

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...

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