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September 30, 2013
The Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministries is excited to report a record number of applications for Campus Ministries Grants this year. In total, we received 64 applications requesting $1.5 million. Of the 64 applications, 38 are for leadership grants to establish a new, restore a dormant, or reenergize a current campus ministry. Grants in this category will range from $20,000...
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October 11, 2012
The 2013-2015 budget passed by General Convention this summer contains some major shifts in funding for Young Adult and Campus Ministries. (We invite you to follow along with that budget on page 15 of this document) First of all, the funding for both young adult and campus ministries (previously two distinct budget headings) have been combined with Youth Ministries, Children’s Ministries,...
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October 11, 2012
This year’s Episcopal Chaplains’ Gathering took place June 24 -25 at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, in New Haven, Connecticut. Energized by the changes in the Episcopal Church, campus ministry and the world, it was most appropriately themed “The Winds of Change.” Campus chaplains representing all eight domestic provinces met in to ask questions, build relationships, and...
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January 9, 2012
Saint Hilda’s House interns have been serving as chaplains for Occupy in New Haven, Connecticut. They have held services, especially compline, regularly and helped organize others to offer different types of spiritual support such as meditation. [Episcopal News Service] Jordan Trumble fell in love with learning about religion at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. But after awhile,...
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December 8, 2011
Miembros del Centro de Estudiantes Episcopales de la Universidad de Texas en Austin durante un viaje de misión en Nueva Orleáns, Luisiana. Foto de Jewelz Jacobs [Episcopal News Service] La universidad puede ser un ambiente desalentador para los estudiantes que quieren mantenerse espiritualmente conectados mientras aprenden a navegar por un mundo distante de sus hogares y sus...
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December 7, 2011
Members of the Episcopal Student Center at the University of Texas in Austin on a mission trip in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo/Jewelz Jacobs [Episcopal News Service] College can be a daunting environment for students who want to stay spiritually connected as they learn to navigate a world away from home and their parents. But with a little initiative and research, students can find...
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October 18, 2011
The Rev. Becca Stevens, author, Episcopal priest and social entrepreneur, has been named by the White House's Office of Public Engagement as one of 15 "Champions of Change" for her pioneering work with Magdalene/Thistle Farms, a residential community and social enterprise she founded to serve women who have survived prostitution, addiction and abuse. Stevens, Episcopal chaplain at Vanderbilt...
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October 28, 2010
Many feel disgust at the bullying of teenagers perceived to be different, and many mourn the loss of young people who have ended their own lives as a result. Sympathetic individuals are trying to reach out to these young people, to assure them that things will get better. On some college campuses, Episcopal ministries are already making things better. Campus ministries that boldly affirm...