"Well, to be honest Sarah, lumping 18-39 year-olds in one group is a bit much. When I was 18 I wanted to be in a college aged crowd. When I graduated from college I found a young professionals group at a church in SLC that was fantastic. We were ages…"
"Here at St. Luke's of the Mountains, La Crescenta we have started the new congregation along emergent/fresh expression/whater lines. We gather before the Sunday Service for coffee,conversation and goodies to connect and reconnect. then we all…"
"This August, I re-start some intentional ministry with people ages 18-39ish who gather at St John's. This is a HUGE age/life-range that seems to call for a diversity of conversations and engagements. Inviting feedback at…"
Your Anglican Church Body Affiliation (CofE, TEC, AMiA...) - Leave blank if not applicable
The Episcopal Church (USA)
Your Anglican 'Species'
Your 'Day Job'
What you do for fun and re-creation?
Blogging on things Anglican, playing bass, cooking, studying Scripture, church history, & theology.
What do you see as some of the biggest challenges facing Anglicans today?
Difficulty in discerning between "Tradition" and "traditions" when it comes to creating a welcoming community, especially for those without any previous faith/church experience.
What do you see as some of the biggest opportunities for Anglicans today?
In the US, the growing awareness of younger evangelicals that they need to see their robust personal faith within the context of a larger, historical, and more diverse Christian community. If the Episcopal Church pulls its head out of its cassock and welcomes these "megachuch graduates" and engages their gifts in ministry, we thrive throughout the 21st century. If we don't, we die.
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Hi ya Bill!!
Stefani in Manchester here! Joe and I both say HI! We're sitting in the office : he's working/reading and I'm blogging/Anglimergent-surfing - seeing who I know of new members and there YOU are! welcome!! I joined the group - cool, thanks for that.
more later, - S