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Kindling conference created for young adult ministry leaders

March 25, 2014
The Public Affairs Office

Registration is now open for a visionary Episcopal conference for young adult ministry leaders called Kindling, July 28 – 31 at the Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.

Designed for leaders in ministry with young adults both on and off college campuses, Kindling will provide an opportunity for those seasoned in these ministries as well as new leaders with young adults to meet, share, discuss and, mostly, learn from each other. 

"Our goal in convening Kindling is to equip ministry leaders for engaging young adults where they live, work, and study," said the Rev. Mike Angell, Missioner for Young Adult and Campus Ministries.  "Building a ministry with young adults is like building campfire. You have to pay attention to the kindling, your initial source of heat, for your work to catch fire. This conference is designed to provide those initial sparks of creative ideas, community and inspiration for leaders working with young adults in The Episcopal Church.”

New leaders in young adult and campus ministry are welcome to join a pre-conference gathering the afternoon of July 28. Kindling then begins at 6 pm and continues to noon on July 31.

Registration and conference information here


Registration is $350 for person for single room; $280 for shared room. Commuter registration is $200.

Registration does not include airfare or travel fees.  

A subsidized rate is available for current students or Episcopal Service Corps members (only shared accommodation is available at the subsidized rate): $180 shared; $80 for commuter.

For more info or questions contact Angell.



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