Young Adults

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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...

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...

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