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Young Adults in the News

We help bring awareness to fair-trade farming practices, and we volunteer in soup kitchens. We organize Episcopal youth groups at universities. Some of us serve overseas as missionaries, embracing different cultures as we meet inspiring people and do good work. Check out the stories of what we’ve achieved in the name of the Lord.

[10/4/2011]  YASC volunteers share their experiences
After spending a year as a Young Adult Service Corps volunteer teaching Xhosa children in Grahamstown, South Africa, Travis Shields, 23, has decided to change the course of his life.

[8/6/2011]  Redevelopment aims to welcome all to Episcopal church in Northwestern Pennsylvania
The growth at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania, has followed the start of a redevelopment led by the youngest bishop in the Episcopal Church, the Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe, 36. He's created a three-member leadership team at St. Mark's that includes one of the youngest Episcopal priests, the Rev. Melissa Adzima, 25.

[5/1/2011]  Young and unemployed: With scant support, some young adults struggle to survive
[The Day (CT)] Johnathon Willsey sat with two friends, Tori Merrill, 17, and Joshua Hayslip, 25, all part of a growing clientele of young adults at the New London Community Meal Center, known to most as the Soup Kitchen.

[10/11/2010]  New Haven church program inspires interns’ service (video)
[New Haven (CT) Register] A group of young adults are living at Christ Church on Broadway but working in the city that surrounds it, extending the tradition of service on which the parish was founded in 1854.

[8/3/2010]  Amy Thompson Sevimli: Dreaming big
[Duke Divinity School] I joined our denominational staff in Washington, D.C., to, among other things, help congregations connect with young adults in the area. But after 2 ½ years, things haven’t changed much.


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