Notes from the Field of Youth Ministry

Jerusalem and the West Bank

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Basilica of the Annunciation and Mount of Transfiguration

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First Three Days

We are here and it is good! Thanks for the prayers as we left and traveled to Israel. We arrived safely - and exhausted after 26 hours of nonstop travel! The group spent the first night in Netanya a city … Read More

First Pictures from Galilee

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Holy Land! We leave tomorrow .

Mission is the result of God’s initiative, rooted in God’s purpose to restore and heal creation. “Mission” means “sending”, and it is the central biblical theme describing … Read More

Selma and Easter Resurrection

​There are times when we as humans need to recount events in our collective memory in order to continue to make meaning out of those events, and further to integrate that meaning so that we can live more … Read More

Kairos West

During the season of Lent a large group of people from around Western North Carolina were blessed to spend significant time at Lake Logan Center praying with and learning from our Presiding Bishop, Katharine … Read More

What is The Church Anyway?

The week before we celebrated the festival of Pentecost I was delighted to spend five days at what I lovingly referred to as “The Festival of Nerds 2013” but what the organizers of the Nerd Fest called … Read More