“Recharge” is the name we use when adults-who-do-youth-ministry get together for fellowship or professional development.

Register/RSVP here:

Reception & networking for all adults who volunteer for parish or diocesan youth ministry program. Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided. BYOB. Overnight accommodations available. Friday, February 16, 2018, 6:39-9 pm @ Upton Hall.

These Are Our Bodies Workshop; Saturday, February 17, 2018, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm @ Upton Hall.

Samantha Haycock, co-author of the new “These Are Our Bodies: Talking Faith & Sexuality at Church & Home High School Leader Guide, Parent Book, and Participant Book” will lead this one-day workshop for youth ministers and volunteers. The morning will focus on the Foundation Book’s four themes: theological, ethical, biological, and practical; after lunch we will spend time on how we approach sexuality in ministry every week.
Samantha Haycock is the Episcopal Lay Chaplain to the University of Arkansas and coordinates young adult ministries with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and has a passion for spreading Jesus’s call for social justice. Previously the Director of Children and Youth Ministry at Christ Church, Alameda, CA, she has been involved in diocesan sponsored youth events over the past decade including summer camps, Happening and the triennial Episcopal Youth Event.
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Workshop Attendees 2017

Reception for ALL: Friday, February 16, 6:30-9 pm
Workshop: Saturday, February 17, 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Where: Upton Hall Conference Center, 835 SW Polk St., Topeka (next to the diocesan offices and Grace Cathedral)
Who: adults who work with youth in the Diocese of Kansas, both volunteer and paid
Fee: $45 for overnight (includes breakfast); $15 for workshop (includes lunch)
Registration form:

Upton Hall Conference Center has single beds, with sheets, blankets, and towels provided. There are five private showers available and an endless supply of hot water!

Questions? Contact Diocesan Youth Missioner, Karen Schlabach,

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