Podcast: EYE17 prepares to take its ‘Path to Peace’ message to Oklahoma

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Youth Event is gearing up for its 2017 conference July 10-14 in Edmond, Oklahoma. In advance of the big event — expected to draw 1,300 teenagers from across the Episcopal Church — Episcopal News Service sent Miranda Shafer to meet with the EYE17 planning committee and produce an audio story […]

Application deadline extended for 2017-18 Young Adult Service Corps placements

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The application deadline for young adults (21-30 years old) for 2017-18 placements in the Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps, commonly known as  YASC, has been extended to Friday, Jan. 13. The application for a 2017-18 placement with additional information and instructions is available here. Through YASC, young […]

Video: Young adult missionary transformed by service in Tanzania

[Episcopal News Service] Andy Russell from the Diocese of Southern Virginia has served as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) volunteer in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika, Tanzania, where he supported the diocesan communications efforts and the Carpenter’s Kids orphan support program. The experience, Russell says, has helped him to grow and expand his outlook on life. […]

Bulletin inserts for Dec. 4: Applications now accepted for Young Adult Service Corps

Applications available for conference planning team

2017 Young Adult and Campus Ministry Leadership Conference

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Interested in joining a team committed to planning an innovative conference?  If you are in ministry with young adults on and off college campuses, consider applying to serve on the Episcopal Church Young Adult and Campus Ministry Leadership team. Applications are now accepted for the planning team for […]

Video: Young Adult Service Corps volunteers prepare for service in the world

  [Episcopal Church Office of Communication] Young adults (21-30 years old) prepare to embark on a year in service that will transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion through the Young Adult Service Corps. Applications are open for 2017-2018 placements in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC), with additional information […]

EYE17 Theme: Path to Peace

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) will focus on the theme Path to Peace, based on Matthew 5:1-12. Path to Peace as a theme was developed by the EYE17 Mission Planning Team who discerned a call to focus on peacemaking and the ways each member of the […]

Southern Africa: Jesus Christ is ‘unique selling point’ in church’s nurture of young people

[Anglican Communion News Service] The importance of investing in young people for the future of the Church was one of the messages to emerge from the Anglicans Ablaze conference, held earlier this month in Cape Town, South Africa. The Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) has now published two videos by African journalist Bellah Zulu which […]

Applications accepted for EYE17 Pastoral Care Team

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for the Pastoral Care Team members for the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17). Drawing hundreds of youth from throughout the Episcopal Church, EYE17 will be held on July 10-14, 2017 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK, in […]

20 Episcopalians serving as missionaries through the Young Adult Service Corps

Five returning for a second year of service

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Twenty young adults representing 18 Episcopal Church dioceses are serving as missionaries in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) for the 2016-2017 term in locales throughout the Anglican Communion. Five of them are continuing their ministries with YASC for a second year. YASC is a ministry of […]