Youth

Upcoming Activities

Celebrating Youth in the Diocese of Central PA

Saturday, August 24, 2019

A day at camp with our Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Audrey Scanlan

Join our very own Bishop Scanlan for a fun family and youth day on August 24 at Camp Mount Luther.  We will enjoy a day together to meet other families and youth from our Diocese.  There will be activities all day, such as hikes, ropes courses, and games, ending with worship.  Please plan to join us for a fun day.  Registration will be open for this event by the third week of July.

Schedule:

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Song

10:30 a.m. Bible Study

11:30 a.m.  Ropes Course

1:00 p.m. Picnic Lunch

2:00 p.m. Holy Hike with the Bishop

3:30 p.m. Worship and Dismissal

 

 

October 11-14, 2019, Province III – Trail to Truth: Pilgrimage of Racial Reconciliation 

Join the Province III Youth Committee for a pilgrimage by bus from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia, PA to discuss and dismantle the history of racism in the church and Government. Be a voice for positive next steps. Included in the four-day journey: African American History Museum, church histories, amazing guest speakers, Leaders and youth from the thirteen dioceses that are Province III. This event is for 6 of our Diocesan youth who are going into grades 9-12 in 2019.  In order to participate, all youth are required to answer questions at the link found here.

If you have questions or are interested in participating, please contact Robyn Szoke, rszoke@diocesecpa.org.

 

October 18-19, 2019 Diocesan Convention, “Creating your Church for God.”

We would like to invite all children and youth to the Convention.  We will have activities, like building your church, assisting at the services, and participating at the convention for all ages.  This is a great opportunity for youth to see how issues, policies, and structures are updated yearly within the Diocese! All children & youth are invited where we will create community and have fun!  Join us for a learning experience. ​

 

November 22-24, 2019, Winter Retreat at Camp Mount Luther

Watch for more details!  For grades 7-12.

 

Mark your calendars now:

Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20) will be held in partnership with the Washington National Cathedral and the Episcopal Diocese of Washington on the campus of Howard University, July 7-11, 2020.  This will be for any youth who has completed ninth grade June as of 2020.  We will continue to update you as we get information.

 

To download the Youth Ministry Emergency contact form that is required to attend all Youth events, click here.

 

 

Pictures from our recent New Beginnings retreat

New Beginnings Youth

Youth Reflections

Called to teach and learn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Diocese of Central PA youth committee passionately encourages young people to form relationships with Christ and Christ’s Church by offering opportunities for mission, worship, leadership, and fellowship.

Our work includes:

  • Youth ministry is a priority
  • Sponsoring and collaborating with congregations to hold programs and events.
  • Strengthening the wider community of youth ministry; EYE, Province II, and General Convention Youth Presence
  • Develop leadership training opportunities

The Cross-Generational Team of the Stevenson School for Ministry is ready to help and support the development of children, youth, and young adult ministry.  For more information, click here.

 


Resources

The youth committee of the diocese is presently being chaired by Mary Ellen Kilp, and Theda Tallman who are always ready to support and engage youth and parents. For more information contact them at cpayouthcom@gmail.com

The Cross-Generational Team of the Stevenson School for Ministry is ready to help and support the development of children, youth and young adult ministry. Click here for more information.

Check out these family resources for Lent by clicking here.

 


Favorite Links

Youth Ministries The Episcopal Church  https://www.episcopalchurch.org/youth-ministries

Youth and Young Adult Ministry Manuals https://www.episcopalchurch.org/posts/youth/youth-and-young-adult-ministry-manuals

Episcopal Curriculum for Youth https://www.vts.edu/page/center-for-the-ministry-of-teaching/publications/episcopal-curriculum-for-youth

Daily Devotionals for Youth D365  http://d365.org/