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October 2, 2013

By: Bronwyn

There is so much good and challenging information in the blogosphere. I am grateful when I have time to read through blog posts from friends and colleagues around the church.

Of late, the “loss” of the millennials in church has been a particularly popular blogging topic. Recently, I was...

October 1, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

“The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.” – Mark Zuckerberg

Efficient, effective communication is extremely important to the Formation and Vocation Ministries Team. Together, we work to make sure we are regularly...

September 30, 2013

By: Bronwyn

In last week’s post recognizing and reflecting on the 15th anniversary of the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, I promised to create a page of resources devoted to ministry with LGBTQ youth.

You will notice that page in the navigation at the top of this blog site. The direct link is HERE...

September 27, 2013

By: Bronwyn

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are currently being accepted for the Constable Fund Grants for the 2013-2014 cycle.

The Constable Fund provides grants to fund mission initiatives that were not provided for within the budget of the Episcopal Church...

September 26, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Hey everyone! My name is Joe Prickett, and I’m a part of the Liturgy and Music Team for the Episcopal Youth Event 2014 Mission Planning Team.

This past Monday, the Liturgy and Music Team came together once again via Google Hangout to dig a little deeper and ready ourselves for our...

September 25, 2013

By: Bronwyn

As Executive Council prepares to meet, each office of the Episcopal Church submits a report on their activity during the previous quarter. As the Officer for Youth Ministries, these are the primary projects I either focused on or participated in during the past 3 months.

A subcommittee of...

September 24, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Fifteen years ago this October, 21-year old Matthew Shepard was abducted, tied to a fence, and left to die in what is now one of the most notorious hate crimes in our nation’s recent history.

Several Episcopal Youth Event participants in Laramie, Wyoming, the summer of 2002 traveled to...

September 19, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Today we are launching a virtual audition process for our Episcopal Youth Event 2014 house band and other musicians and vocalists.

The Liturgy and Music Committee of the EYE 2014 Mission Planning Team has articulated a desire for a house band to take the stage in leading worship and...

September 18, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Our guest bloggers today are Thomas Alexander and Ariana Gonzalez-Bonillas, two members of the EYE 2014 Mission Planning Team serving on the Liturgy and Music Team.

Ariana created the following short video report and Thomas the written report that follows.

Report from the EYE...

September 9, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Today I am pleased to welcome Rob Johnson as guest blogger. Rob is a longtime friend, fellow youth minister, and advocate for social change. Rob teaches Religion and Project Adventure at Breck School, an Episcopal, coeducational, college prep school in Minneapolis. He also serves as the Sunday...

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