[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Young adults of color are invited to examine their gifts and explore opportunities at a June weekend Episcopal Church retreat, Why Serve 2012: Discerning God’s Call.
Why Serve 2012 will be held Wednesday, June 6 to Sunday, June 10 hosted by Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia.
The conference is geared for young adults of color, ages 18-30, from throughout the Episcopal Church. It is sponsored by Virginia Theological Seminary, and the Episcopal Church Center offices of Asian American Ministries, Black Ministries, Latino/Hispanic Ministries, Native American Ministries, and Young Adult Ministries.
According to Jason Sierra, Episcopal Church young adult ministries officer, “Whether you are feeling called to be a priest, a vestry member, a nurse, a father, or a cook; whether you’re in school, working, or just in-between; whether you’re a regular church-goer, a used-to goer, or a seeker, we hope you’ll join us for this transformative experience.”
Among the topics to be explored are “The New Community,” “Identity” and “Advocacy.”
Cost is $65 which includes meals, lodging, conference fees; fee does not include travel.
Registration deadline is May 15.
Why Serve Conference info and registration is here.
For more info contact: Angie Cabanban, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-716-6186.