Se aceptan ahora solicitudes para la Presencia Oficial de la Juventud en la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal 2018

[16 de agosto de 2017] Ya se aceptan solicitudes de estudiantes de secundaria que quieran participar en la Presencia Oficial de la Juventud en la Convención General (GCOYP, por su sigla en inglés) en la 79ª. Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal que tendrá lugar desde el jueves 5 hasta el viernes 13 de julio […]

‘Summer in the City’ offers refugee youth a domestic mission field

[Episcopal News Service – Dallas, Texas] On a hot, humid Wednesday evening in late June, 18 youth set out from St. Matthew’s Cathedral in central Dallas to nearby Garrett Park, a popular spot for homeless people. They carried a cooler of Gatorade and trays of sliced watermelon. Offering a cold drink and watermelon to the […]

‘Verano en la Ciudad’ ofrece a jóvenes refugiados un campo de misión local

[Episcopal News Service – Dallas, Texas] Al atardecer de un miércoles tórrido y húmedo de finales de junio, 18 jóvenes partieron de la catedral de San Mateo [St. Matthew’s Cathedral] en el centro de Dallas hasta el cercano parque Garrett, un sitio donde suelen reunirse personas indigentes. Llevaban una nevara con Gatorade y bandejas con tajadas de […]

Applications now accepted for Official Youth Presence at Episcopal Church General Convention 2018

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Applications are now accepted for high school students who want to participate in the General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) at the Episcopal Church 79th General Convention to be held Thursday, July 5, to Friday, July 13, 2018 at The Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas (Diocese of Texas). Applications […]

EPPN: Protect immigrant youth today

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Since the end of June, there have been two major developments concerning protections for young people brought to the U.S. as children, known as DREAMers. We need you to speak out today for protections for these young adults today by taking TWO actions. Update on Protections for DREAMers In […]

Houston soccer team brings identity and community to young refugees

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Brazilian playwright and journalist Nelson Falcão Rodrigues once said, “In football (soccer), the worst blindness is only seeing the ball,” a sentiment with which Houston: reVision CEO Charles Rotramel would probably agree. On a mildly hot Saturday in Spring, Texas, Rotramel stands next to the soccer field watching the reVision FC […]

Young women spend months living monastic life with Canadian nuns

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 10 months after a group of young women began living with members of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine in Toronto, Candada the inaugural Companions on the Way program is drawing to a close. The sisters officially commissioned five companions in September 2016, though three were unable to stay […]

Vail, Colorado, congregation hires Rebecca Cotton as youth minister

[Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration] The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration announced this morning that Rebecca Cotton joined its staff as youth minister. Cotton will craft, lead and oversee a total ministry program for the Church’s youth in middle and high school, as well as serving students beyond its own congregation. “We are blessed to have […]

Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learn interfaith peace building

[Anglican Communion News Service] Students attending a three week course at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute near Geneva have learned about communication and peace building, with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts.  Young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students attended a workshop led by Marianne Ejdersten, director of Communication at the World Council of […]

Pastors, young people attend ecumenical meeting in Egypt

[Anglican Communion News Service] Pastors and young people in Egypt have held an unprecedented meeting to exchange ideas. A spokesperson for the Diocese in Egypt said: “The day aimed for youth to speak about their honest opinion of the church and the liturgy in order to reduce the gap between the youth and the church.” Full […]