Posted by: celticanglican | November 8, 2011

Will the Kids Be Alright? A Look at the Episcopal Church’s Identity Crisis

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The Curate’s Desk recently featured a story that shows some sobering statistics regarding youth in the Episcopal Church. The full story may be found at the link above.

It’s vitally important for churches to reach the younger generation. However, what is the best way to go about this? We live in an era where many churches have seen a steady decline in membership over the years.

What do you think are the best ways to involve the youth in church, in a way that makes them active Christians?

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Responses

  1. You should bring back majesty, mystery, and glory to the church. Young people don’t want a common-place worship experience – which is what they are given now….they want the Supernatural! Look at the TV programs they watch: they are about supernatural states and beings!

    Turn the priest toward the east and let him speak in poetry – they will come then, convinced here is something from another world.


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