In recent years, increasing numbers of Episcopalians in their 20s and 30s have been serving in leadership roles in congregations, on college campuses, in local justice movements, in new Christian communities, and through a year of mission service. The Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministries provides leadership development and networking opportunities for those in leadership with young adults both on and off college campuses.

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May 19, 2014
Dear Friends, Whether you are a seasoned campus chaplain, brand new on campus, whether you’ve spent years growing a 20s and 30s ministry, or you are wondering how to engage young adults in your town, I hope you will join us July 28-30 at the University of Minnesota for Kindling. Kindling is a new name for a gathering that has been happening for decades. Once called “the Chaplains...
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March 19, 2014
Dear Friends, I began my work with the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of The Episcopal Church in mid-January, and I have been overwhelmed by the words of welcome I have received from all over the church. I think this welcome speaks to the high level of energy and interest in ministry with young adults in our church today. We know that Jesus recruited James and John when they were still...
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September 30, 2013
Dear Friends, It has been such a gift to work with you over the last 4.5 years. As I leave this position to return to school this fall, I will continue to celebrate your ministry with young adults, rejoicing as you raise up leaders for God’s work of reconciliation and healing in our world, just as you raised me up over these last years. Please know that your work is a source of hope for...
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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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March 29, 2013
Oh, Peter, not again! Every time…every year…you deny Jesus?! If I were Peter, I’d claim Jesus! Would I? Do I? Wait… Maybe I am Peter. Oh no, I am Peter! Every time I look the other way when I see someone in need.  Every time I fail to speak on my convictions for fear of what others may think or say.  Every time I choose not to act in love, but passively...