Youth


Dismantling Racism with Youth – Why It Matters

April 29, 2019
Dismantling Racism with Youth – Why It Matters Thirty-two youth and six adult sponsors planning to attend the Racial Reconciliation Pilgrimage in July gathered at The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in NW OKC in late March to take the Dismantling Racism Training fo...

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The Fabric of Faith: Formation & Worship

April 16, 2019
Over the past several months, Sabrina Evans (Director of Christian Formation) and Kate Carney Huston (Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries) have worked on developing a new way of conceiving formation programming and activities in the Diocese. We have adopted a struct...

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The Fabric of Faith: Practical Resources for Worship

April 16, 2019
Resources for Worship in the Episcopal church are as varied as the snowflakes. But having a list of some of those places that have been vetted make it easier to find something to use. While we will look at three distinct areas of Worship - Liturgical Season, Music, and Ritual...

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The Power of the Village

March 28, 2019
My daughter and I recently moved from out in the “burbs” to be closer in to downtown OKC. We are renting from a dear friend (and fellow Episcopalian!) in an historic neighborhood. I’ve never lived in a house that was more than a decade older than me and this ...

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Community, Reflection and Engagement: Opportunities for Youth

February 25, 2019
Youth programming in the Diocese is centered around three major goals.  First, to create a spiritual and life-giving community among young people centered in faith and living into the Baptismal Covenant.  Second, to create safe spaces for young people to explore their...

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Why Learning Matters

February 12, 2019
Learning about our Christian and Episcopal Faith: Why It Matters Over the last two months, Sabrina Evans (Director of Christian Formation) and Kate Huston (Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries) have worked on developing a new way of conceiving formation programming and ...

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Camping for Everyone

January 30, 2019
For years, one of the most formative and spiritually-centering places in my life has been St. Crispin’s Camp and Conference Center. It’s where I have most strongly experienced God as a healing, reconciling, and moving force in my life. While as an adult I have fou...

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The Fabric of Faith: First Threads

January 30, 2019
The Episcopal Church has two Charters regarding Formation in our churches: The Children’s Charter and the Charter for Lifelong Christian Formation. These were designed to help us realize that we are never finished with our formation, and we should all strive to continually...

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The Fabric of Faith: Weaving it all Together

January 30, 2019
Christian faith formation is the “lifelong journey with Christ, to Christ, and in Christ.” The Charter for Lifelong Christian Formation expands upon this definition to say that God invites us, inspires us, and transforms us when we actively engage formation in ou...

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Safeguarding God’s Children and Safeguarding God’s People

January 28, 2019
Safeguarding God’s Children and Safeguarding God’s People are trainings centered on helping us in the Church create a safe environment for all people. In this way, Safeguarding is central to the call in our Baptismal Covenant to seek and serve Christ in all person...

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A Little About Me

January 03, 2019
My second day on the job, and we are under a winter storm warning. I’m sitting at my home computer with a hot cup of coffee laden with creamer (it has almond/coconut milk so it’s healthy, right?) and fuzzy socks on my feet writing a blog to introduce myself to you....

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Involving Youth in Worship

January 03, 2019
As a youth growing up at St. John’s in Norman, my priest approached me with a question. Would I like to be a lay reader and would I like to get other youth to lay read too? I jumped at the chance. I loved to acolyte and I credit my excellent acolyte training (shout out t...

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New Resources

November 16, 2018
We have several new resources in the office that are available for sharing with our churches:  80 Creative Prayer Ideas – A resource for church and group use by Claire Daniel. It has ideas for setting up prayer stations, praying that involves the senses – to...

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Explaining Apps & What Our Kids Are Using

April 16, 2018
One of the hardest issues for adults and their children is the good use of cell phones and their apps.  Appsolutely April is a website that helps parents have a better understanding of what apps kids are using and some insight into different settings on phones.  ...

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