Young Adults

Articles

September 30, 2004

After graduating high school, Michael Haslett spent a month in Southeast India as part of a companion relationship between his New Jersey parish and a rural Indian pastorate. “The trip just completely changed me,” he says. And from the moment he arrived back at a U.S. airport, he was determined...

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...

September 1, 2004

If there is any expression Tracey Herzer cannot stand it is: “Teen-agers are the church of tomorrow.”

“It makes my skin crawl,” says the executive director of Leader Resources, the decade-old organization that has put a new and wildly successful youth program in place in 1,200 parishes...

August 31, 2004

I’m usually late for my church’s 10:30 a.m. service because I’m hooked on CBS Sunday Morning, a slower-paced news and feature program. I love the traditional closing: a few soothing minutes of the best of Mother Nature.

But for two years I gave it up to sit in a room with a dozen teens...

August 31, 2004

His Church friends hid the special coins -- his name imprinted on one side, a guardian angel on the other -- in cathedrals, castles and ancient ruins across England and Scotland, hoping one day Alex Kalata would find them when he got well and could make the trip across the Atlantic himself....

July 3, 2004

For four days, the Duncan M. Gray Episcopal Camp and Conference Center, near Way, Mississippi, served as hosts for over 130 young adults and veteran Civil Rights workers as they prepared for "The New American Freedom Summer."

This event brought together a new generation of activists with...

August 4, 2003

Gale Kenny, a 24-year-old graduate student at Rice University, said her relationship with the Episcopal Church goes way beyond Happenings youth retreats. But Kenny says some older adults she has encountered at General Convention seem surprised that her days of singing Episcopal camp songs are...

July 11, 2003

"Young Adult Festival" models message of welcome during General Convention The first-ever Young Adult Festival occurring in conjunction with a General Convention of the Episcopal Church will gather 18-30 year olds from throughout the United States and abroad from July 29-August 8, 2003. The...

May 1, 2003

What Do I Believe About...

War? What is conscientious objection? What types of conscientious objectors are recognized by federal law? What other types of conscientious objectors are there? Am I a conscientious objector? Why is it so important to think about this now? What about...

June 28, 2002

'I am Generation X. I am not content to be next. I am the Church...WE are the Church.' That's how David Flentje explained to his parish in St. Louis why he spent three days in Indianapolis recently learning from fellow Episcopalians how to pray, play and grow in Christian community. To Gen-X...

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