Young Adults

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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...

June 28, 2002

Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold is not a member of Generation X--in fact, he's officially a card-carrying member of the Silent Generation (born 1925-1942). But his emphasis on prayer, his familiarity with Christian mysticism and the contemplative tradition, and his openness to new points of...

June 26, 2002

Calling people of faith to follow in the footsteps of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks by taking 'simple acts of courage' to stop all forms of violence, Bishop Jon Bruno and 14 young adults of the Diocese of Los Angeles recently completed a 47-day, cross-country pilgrimage, focusing on sites...

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