filtered by Youth & Young Adults, Vestry
By Ariana Gonzales-Bonillas
Making people feel valued and welcome is key to building community. In “Feeling Valued,” high school senior Ariana Gonzales-Bonillas invites congregational leaders to reflect on the ways youth are valued – or not – in their congregation.
By Greg Syler
By Renee McKenzie
There is something powerful and humbling about these conversations. Powerful because they push us to critical engagement knowing that God can use us to create something promising and hopeful; humbling because we adults sitting with the students know we took for granted something these young people might consider a luxury, i.e. a solid education in a school that felt and was safe.
By Miguel Escobar
By Peter Strimer
Questions and conversation starters on ways young adults can stay connected to the Episcopal Church after youth group.
By Bronwyn Skov
This brief post points to General Convention legislation passed in 2009 encouraging youth leadership on vestries and bishops committies.
By Greg Syler
By Grow Christians
How do we teach and model stewardship with our kids in a digital age?
By Richelle Thompson
If we trust teens, if we imbue in them the confidence and conviction that they are important, that they are leaders, then we might experience renewal and change in all kinds of places.