Youth Ministries



December 5, 2010

When you think of the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina, you may think of the lake, the fireplace lounge, the mountains, the chapel, the incredible toast, but you may not think of youth.

I do and I think of Winterlight. I think of singing, small groups, variety...

October 13, 2010

"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...

August 21, 2009

The high school youth group from Christ Church Bronxville in New York embarked on a weeklong mission trip on August 9 to Atlanta and Covington, Georgia, where they got their hands dirty helping to clear debris from and make repairs to low-income homes.

The teenagers from Bronxville,...

July 24, 2009

Some 80 high school and college-age students from throughout the Diocese of Alabama gave up the comforts of home and a week of their summer to spend it with kids in the rural Black Belt region of Alabama -- one of the poorest areas in the South.

The young Episcopalians spent July 13-17...

July 23, 2009

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio received a $15,000 grant in July for a new youth discernment program from The Fund for Theological Education (FTE).

The proposed program, Living the Baptismal Covenant, is designed to support discernment in the lives of young people and the...

July 15, 2009

Meeting the Presiding Bishop, exploring the exhibit hall, serving as lay eucharistic ministers and visiting with church leaders were just some of the agenda items for a group of 11 young African Americans visiting General Convention under the auspices of the Office of Black Ministries.


July 14, 2009

Much happens each day at General Convention. In addition to Episcopal Life Media's other coverage, here's some of what else happened on July 15.



Teen deputies are engaged in work of the church From advocacy in various committee meetings to speaking to the House of...

May 28, 2009

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has named Bronwyn Clark Skov as program officer for lifelong Christian formation and youth for The Episcopal Church.

"Bronwyn's background in youth ministry will provide insights into opportunities for the Episcopal Church to reach out and...

February 12, 2009

Sara Claire Chambless is well on her way to a career as a professional artist, but first there's college.

With numerous paintings already hanging in private collections and galleries, she says she knows that full-time work as an artist awaits her.

"I could never do art on the side...

December 15, 2008

If there's a stereotype of a clergy person who initiates a Goth service, the Rev. Lou Divis defies it. At nearly 60, her first grandchild -- she's the mother of four and the stepmother of four -- is on the way, and she's one of the softest-spoken, sweetest-looking people you could hope to meet...