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October 9, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

Just about three months have passed since the General Convention of the Episcopal Church adjourned in mid-July. I have asked youth who participated in the General Convention Episcopal Youth Presence (GCOYP) to reflect on their experiences, what it meant and how it continues to have an effect on...

October 5, 2012

By: Bronwyn

Frequent questions to the Youth Ministry Office not only include questions about wage and benefit guidelines (see Youth Ministry Salaries), but also about job searches. Organizations want to post and advertise open positions, and youth ministries professionals want to know where to look for...

August 7, 2012

By: Bronwyn

Compensation Salary. Benefits? What is “full-time?” What are others paid for church work; lay or ordained?

These are key questions that bubble up perennially, and especially when budgets are being structured and mutual ministry reviews and performance evaluations are being set up, and...

July 12, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Cole Mayer GCOYP Journalist

The weekend at general convention! Saturday/Sunday

Saturday morning at the Legislative session the resolution D045 was debated on the floor of the house of deputies. Through heated debate, the resolution was amended twice, which confused the House....

July 12, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies on July 11 approved a number of resolutions on how the church can address issues of social and economic justice, and others that dealt with internal church matters.

It concurred with the House of Bishops on resolution A135, a...

July 11, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

GCOYP’s photostream on Flickr.

View the photos from today’s sessions at General Convention. More to come!

Filed under: General Convention

July 10, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Marlene Rodriguez, Diocese of Puerto RicoOfficial Youth Presence journalist

What a day for the youth presence. After a wonderful week at last it is Sunday. We went to worship and we had Patrick Melendez, one of our speakers reading and representing the youth. It was a beautiful...

July 10, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Marlene Rodriguez, Diocese of Puerto RicoOfficial Youth Presence journalist

“This is what the church have been groaning for”. These are the words of the Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori at the end of the speech given by Nora and Patrick, our two speakers who addressed both...

July 10, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Marlene Rodriguez, Diocese of Puerto RicoOfficial Youth Presence journalist

What a week! For OYP it has been a working, tired, mixed tense week. We have been working on resolutions, appointments and a lot of responsibilities on our shoulders.

We are focused on what we want and...

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