Youth Events

Events and programs in the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas are designed for youth to experience opportunities in Evangelism, Spiritual Formation, Christian Leadership, Mission, Fellowship, Scripture and the Episcopal Church.

Youth events in the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas strive to provide:

  • a safe, loving, and wholesome atmosphere for young people
  • a program which helps young people become formed in their faith
  • a variety of worship experiences that help young people connect with God and one another
  • teaching about the Anglican expression of Christianity
  • a means for young people to develop their individual prayer and spiritual life
  • assistance for young people in developing values, ethical norms, and a sense of Christian community
  • interaction with adults who authentically model the Christian faith
  • activities (games, sports, waterfront activities, crafts, etc.) which involve fun and the building of sense of worth

Camp
The not-to-be-missed youth event of the year!
Grades 3-12

EYE: Episcopal Youth Event
A triennial event involving youth from the entirety of the Episcopal Church.
Grades 9-12

Fall Fun Fest
An opportunity for youth to invite someone new to experience the fun of diocesan youth events and learn a little bit about faith. (Discontinued in Fall 2017)
Grades 6-12

General Convention of the Episcopal Church
The triennial meeting of all the diocese in the Episcopal Church to make decisions and set policy. Our group goes to observe and provide testimony if we feel so called.
Grades 9-12 and college students

Gals Only Weekend
A time for girls to talk about body image, our identity in Christ, friends & peer pressure, and women in the church.
Grades 8-12

Guys Only Weekend
A time for boys to talk about body image, toxic masculinity, friends & peer pressure, and being comfortable however God made you.
Grades 9-12

Happening: A Christian Experience
A spiritual retreat for high school students, this event also provides leadership opportunities to youth, experience in ministry and sharing their faith.
Grades 9-12

Mission Trip
A triennial mission trip that usually requires plane travel somewhere. Previous trips have been to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and Alaska.
Grades 9-12 and college students

MIQRA (meek-rah): A public reading of scripture
Grades 6-12

MissionWichita
An urban mission experience working with Episcopal Social Services in Wichita.
Grades 8-12

Music Weekend
A weekend retreat for those wishing to participate in the youth band the Mustard Seeds. We practice, practice, practice!
Grades 9-12 (younger by invitation or permission)

New Beginnings: Love God, Love Others
A spiritual retreat for junior high students, this event also provides leadership opportunities to youth, experience in ministry and sharing their faith.
Grades 6-12

Official Youth Presence at Diocesan Convention
In addition to our officially elected delegates, youth are invited to serve as pages and acolytes during the annual meeting of our diocese.
Grades 8-12

YouthTide!
Come ADVENTure with us through all the seasons of the Episcopal church year! One weekend filled with Advent Wreaths, Gingerbread Nativities, King’s Cake, Spiritual Gifts, Silent Prayer, The Last Supper, an Easter Egg Hunt, and so much more! (offered in even years)
Grades 6-12

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