The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago seeks to serve the formation of young people in Christ, to empower leaders for ministry, and to establish connections with the wider Episcopal Church. The diocese offers a variety of youth events and programs in addition to support, resource sharing, and networking for congregations and adult youth leaders. If you have questions feel free to contact the Associate for Youth and Campus Ministry.
|Formation Leader Gathering||Oct. 24||St. Paul and the Redeemer, Hyde Park|
|Diocesan Convention||Nov. 22 - 23||Westin, Lombard|
|Camp Chicago||June 28 - July 17||Stronghold Camp and Conference Center|
|Episcopal Youth Event||July 7-11||Howard University, Washington D.C.|
FACEBOOK GROUP FOR ADULT YOUTH LEADERS
We hope to facilitate connection between youth leaders in the diocese. This is a great place to ask questions, share resources, and discuss best practices with colleagues as we seek to share Christ with young people.
Forma is a community of Christian educators, formation professionals, and youth ministers from the Episcopal Church. The Forma website has a wide range of resources, including curriculum descriptions and recommendations for all ages. And Forma also holds a yearly CONFERENCE each year in January.
CHILDREN'S FORMATION RESOURCES
Summary and links for various programs and curricula in use in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago.
RELEASE FORM/WAIVER TEMPLATE
Churches frequently ask for sample release forms for use for parish youth events and trips. Feel free to use our Diocesan Youth Event Release Form as a template.