by Monica Romano, Youth and Young Adult Ministries Coordinator
The Association for Episcopal Deacons is excited to share news of its new young adult initiative titled The Seven! Inspired by the story of the first seven deacons found in Acts 6, this pilot program is for persons 18-30 years old interested in making a difference in the lives of the poor, sick, lonely, socially marginalized, and vulnerable in their midst.
The Seven is a part-time, 10-month, hands-on spiritual and educational program for young adults who want to engage in meaningful work, discernment and reflection in their communities. In partnership with a vocational deacon of the Episcopal Church, interested young adults may work or go to school full or part time, have a spouse, partner or family, or live with family, in a dorm, alone or with friends.
Participants will serve where they live, regularly meet with their deacon mentor, and further their ministry education through several online learning tools. The Seven is not simply a mission trip or service project -- it is a way to live, act and reflect while sharing Christ in the world.
This program is limited to 15 participants and is scheduled to start fall 2011. The deadline to register is Wednesday, June 15. Click here to find more information about The Seven. Interested applicants are invited to call The Venerable Cookie Clark (707-448-0119) or Monica Romano (916-442-6918 ext. 221) with further questions.
Tue, May 31, 2011
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