Youth Ministries



March 14, 2012

By: Bronwyn

Please join me in congratulating and praying for the Class of 2012 General Convention Official Youth Presence! Today we extend an official and public welcome to the following 18 youth who have been discerned for this distinguished service:

Province I

David Karpf, Diocese of...

February 23, 2012

By: Bronwyn

We are one step closer to populating the 18 seats of the Official Youth Presence. Two high school-aged teenagers from each of the nine provinces of the Episcopal Church will take seat and have voice in the House of Deputies this summer at General Convention. We accepted applications and...

February 22, 2012

By: Bronwyn

God, our Creator, who has shown us the way to pray, be with me as I once again devote myself to you. Remind me that, just like Jesus, I must take time away to be with you and focus on the love you have for me. Guide me through my time spent with you, that I might come to know you in a new way...

February 21, 2012


One of my favorite things about our monthly Youth Sundays is watching some of the congregation’s children bring the gifts to the altar.  Some of them carry the cruet of wine with fierce concentration.  Others grin with impish delight as they pass offering plates through the...

January 4, 2012

By: Bronwyn

EYE Build Site

One of the most awe-inspiring aspects of last summer’s Episcopal Youth Event was watching an entire house being built on-site. I vividly remember being at Bethel the day the home’s trusses were delivered, which resulted in the fun picture at right. It was an exciting...

May 18, 2011

"Look with pity, O heavenly Father, upon the people in this land who live with injustice, terror, disease, and death as their constant companions. Have mercy upon us. Help us to eliminate our cruelty to these our neighbors." --The Book of Common Prayer

It was the cruelty of their fellow...

March 6, 2011

Facebook keeps Lindy Gamble connected to the world. With more than 1,000 friends, the Cincinnati teen posts three to four times a day, with updates about her life and current events and comments about the latest drivel or triumph on TV.

This social networking tool also connected Lindy to...

February 24, 2011

Registration is now open for the Episcopal Youth Event 2011 (EYE 2011), which a press release calls one of the most popular events in the Episcopal Church calendar.

Drawing hundreds of youth from throughout the Episcopal Church, EYE 2011 will be held June 22 - 26 at Bethel University,...

January 1, 2011

What resources do you have to share with the broader network? What resources are you looking for?

Campus Ministry Talking Points A great resource for parish education, diocesan advocacy, and those in the visioning (or re-visioning) process for a campus ministry, this one-sheet resource...

January 1, 2011

Blog posts from guest bloggers are a favorite! If you’re interested in submitting a guest post, here are some suggestions:

Length: Keep your post between 300 to 1,000 words. Shorter is better.

Visuals: Send along a photo or video. Blogging is as much a visual platform as it is a...