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Lost with a Purpose Wrap-Up

Lost with a Purpose Wrap-Up

Traditionally “6-Day” takes place in person at Camp Huston and has served as the culminating event for youth as they graduate high school and transition into young adulthood. Capturing the key touchstones of a long-standing diocesan program and reimagining it in a virtual format was quite the challenge! Participants received a program supply box for the weekend’s activities in the mail featuring a camp T-Shirt, arts and crafts, props, activities, and a portable worship kit complete with custom alter cloth

Create Your Own Pilgrimage!

Create Your Own Pilgrimage!

Even though this summer’s Youth Creation Care Pilgrimage was cancelled due to the pandemic, the Youth Pilgrimage planning team still wants to encourage everyone to embark on their own personal pilgrimage – no matter their age! Take your very own “DIY Pilgrimage” this year by visiting our pilgrimage website! You’ll find suggestions for local treks to do alone or in small groups, and we’ve included thought-provoking discussion questions and ideas for music, poetry, prayers, and readings to help make it

New Youth Ministry Coordinator in Diocese of Olympia

New Youth Ministry Coordinator in Diocese of Olympia

The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that a new staff member is joining us in our work of serving the Diocese of Olympia. Alex Flannagan has just stepped into the role of Youth Ministry Coordinator and will be working with our Faith Formation Team. As Youth Ministry Coordinator for the Diocese of Olympia, Alex Flannagan will oversee all activities for pre-teens and teens (6th-12th grades), including winter and spring weekend retreats and summer activities. He’ll work alongside

Youth Ministry Connections

Youth Ministry Connections

From Denise Brumbaugh, Youth Ministry Coordinator: As we work in these times of separation and long for connection and community, I want to remind you that the Youth Ministry arm of the Office of the Bishop is here for you. There are several ways youth and youth leaders can be in community with each other even though we are physically not together. This is particularly important when schools and extra-curricular activities are cancelled. Follow us on Instagram @ecwwyouth. Youth are

Open Mic truly was…

HYC-Spring-2013

St. Stephen’s, Longview was host to our recent HYC (High School Youth Conference) April 12th-14th. We were warmly welcomed by the Reverend Kathleen Patton and the wonderful people of St. Stephen’s. Janice H, Meredith B and Jaci M led the program for the weekend. Small groups, music, worship, food and fun all combined to make it a memorable experience. Bishop Rickel join us Saturday morning for worship and a photo scavenger hunt throughout the neighborhood. The announcement to the community

St. Benedict, Lacey Warmly Welcomes Junior High Youth

“Knock, Knock, Who’s There?” was the theme for our JYC Conference held at St. Benedict, Lacey May 3-5. The weather was perfect and the fun was fabulous! Great food, good friends and a bit of water fun too. The next JYC (Junior High Youth Conference will be held at St. Michael’s and All Angels in Issaquah November 22-24 so mark your calenders and save the date!