Young Africans urged to take leadership roles in churches

Posted Apr 19, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Young people from across Africa have been urged to take leadership roles in their churches and communities and be active voices in the continent’s development. The call came at last week’s Continental Youth Congress organized by CAPA – the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa.

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  1. Susan M. Paynter says:

    In the U.S., in too many parishes, elders are tremendously reluctant to turn over or even share leadership roles with the young. This seems particularly true in small parishes, and I wonder if that’s one reason they’re so small. When the idealism, sharp brains, and engagement with culture of young adults are squandered, the church and the world suffer. I wish these young people and the church in Africa well!

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