Grace Church Seattle, brought students on a retreat to learn to trust each other and build friendships with people they may not know outside of church.
All Saints Holland Anglican Church started Roots, a two-year discipleship cohort designed to equip mothers as their daughters move toward adulthood. The parents are focused on preparing these students for life and mission in the body of Christ and the world.
Over the past year, the Next Generation Leadership Initiative has continued to serve the province, refocusing our work to be directly available to both parishes and dioceses.
“During a week of serving others and participating in the work that God is doing in a particular community, students are often able to experience the love of God personally in a powerful way.” Read more about how young people experienced Christian community during Soul in the City below.
Students need to know that they aren’t alone and other young people are living out faith in similar ways. Read about how a jurisdiction’s convocation allowed young people to experience that below.
The same day that Title 42 was set to expire, and the eyes of the nation were waiting to see what would happen at the border, a team of Anglican students were there. Students from International Anglican Church in Colorado Springs spent part of their Christmas break...
One of my favorite parts of working with the Student Leadership Network is getting to tell people about our Champion Grant. Churches across our province share in our vision of generations of students formed in Christ awakening churches, communities, and cultures....
“What if we created an environment that was only about listening?” This was the question that Anglican youth workers in Charleston, South Carolina asked themselves as they started to collaborate on an event for local students who may not show up to “regular” church events. The result was the “Big Q Barbeque”—an event with 125 people that was supported in part by the Champion Grant and led by six different youth ministries.
In Tempe, Arizona, a student recognized a need in her community and wanted to mobilize her church to do something about it. With 10,000 families homeless in their state and about 7,000 of them in their city, it became clear to the student ministry at Living Faith Anglican Church that they needed a practical way to help.
When I was a new parent, I attended a seminar on parenting that presented an argument for vision casting for your family. The presenter encouraged us to craft a shortlist of things our family unit valued (or should value) and to adopt them as mantras in combination with your family name.