All college-aged Episcopalians and others interested in exploring the Episcopal faith are invited to a one-night retreat to kick-off the Miqra weekend. Miqra is 3-day event where we read the entire Bible, out loud. We will read the Bible, learn more about it and how to read it, worship, and enjoy yummy food together! Pre-registration is required.
When: Friday, January 17, 2020, 10 am to Saturday, January 18, 10 am
Where: Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th St., Topeka, KS
Who: all college-aged students (age 18-24-ish)
Priority deadline: Friday, January 3, 2020 (price increases by $5 after this date)
Registration forms: Available here on Monday, November 18, 2019
Miqra continues as a youth event for the rest of the weekend. If you’d like to volunteer as an adult for Miqra, let us know!
Alternative Spring Break
This spring the Diocese of Kansas Campus Ministries will be partnering with the Benedictine Service Corp, Omaha, NE for an alternative break trip! Come learn, work, and have fun with us as we join their efforts in Omaha! Read more about The Benedictine Service Corp here.
When: March 7-10, 2020
Who: College Age (18-24ish)
Registration fee: $100 ($115 after priority deadline: February 22, 2020)
Deadline: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Registration: Check back here on Monday, January 6, 2020
All college-aged Episcopalians and others interested in exploring the Episcopal faith are invited for a weekend retreat at Camp Wood (near Emporia, KS) where we will worship, relax, and share meals together. There will be optional workshops, hikes, games, and arts and crafts! Also an opportunity to climb the new wall and high ropes and compete in a cardboard boat regatta race (you must bring your boat ready-made).
All are welcome! This retreat is open to any college-age student with a connection to the Episcopal Church or a desire to learn more about an Episcopal approach to spirituality. No previous or recent involvement in youth, campus, or parish ministry is required.
When: Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11am to Sunday, July 19, at 12pm.
Where: Camp Wood YMCA, 1100 Camp Wood Road, Elmdale, KS
Who: All college-age students (age 18-24ish, this is really for this age-group only, we don’t need additional adult volunteers)
Cost: $45 (This is approximately half the actual cost. The rest is funded through the diocesan Campus Ministry Dedicated Fund.)
Deadline: Saturday, July 4, 2020.
Register: Available here April 2020
College students are invited to attend Diocesan Convention each year, participate in the Campus Ministries presentation to convention, help with paging duties and elections, and assist with Compline on Friday night. Convention is October 18-19, 2019 and is held at the Topeka Capital Plaza Hotel. Youth and Campus participants stay at Upton Hall on the Grace Cathedral grounds. There is no cost to attend, but you need to register in advance.
College-age folks from around the diocese are invited to the Canterbury House of Lawrence for a day of fun and fellowship with their peers as the college football teams from KU and K-State play each other in football. The game is November 2, 2019. Activities will be determined once kickoff time is announced.