ECF Vital Practices: Connecting Generations
We've added new articles to ECF Vital Practices that explore the theme Connecting Generations. Our July articles relate to the younger members of our congregations. We’ll share the story of a congregation interested in promoting healthy lifestyles for children as well as strategies for helping youth and young adults navigate their personal faith journey. The new articles include:
Youth Comes Knocking, by Virginia Citrano, former vestry member and junior warden at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, Verona, NJ. Virginia also teaches the church's pre-school/kindergarten Sunday school class. During the week she runs a hyperlocal news site, MyVeronaNJ.com. this article originally appeared in the Voice Online on March 16, 2011 and is reprinted with permission from the Diocese of Newark.
The Diaconate of Young Adulthood, by Jason Sierra, Offcer for Young Adult Leadership and Vocations at the Episcopal Church Center. He is based in Seattle, WA in the Diocese of of Olympia and is a member of St. Paul's Epsicopal Church.
The Wander Years, by Ed Ziegler, the Youth and Young Adult Minister at Trinity Church, Houston, TX. This artical was originally printed in the April 2010 of Broadcast as "The Six Years that Got Lost". It is reprinted with permission.
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