Youth & Young Adults

Young Adult information can be found below.  Youth information is in the right hand column.



crosscampusEpiscopal Campus Ministry in the Seattle: Undergraduate and graduate students from University of Washington, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, North Seattle Community College, and Central Seattle Community invited Wednesday evenings at 9:30PM for Compline with a dinner & text study at 8:30PM at Christ Episcopal Church in the UDistrict Neighborhood of Seattle.  More information can be found on our website: or on our Facebook: Episcopal Campus Ministry.

young adult totTheology on Tap: Join other young adults (18-35)  in the Diocese in good conversation with great people.  First Tuesdays of the month at Hale’s Ales in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle.   St. Mark's Cathedral also hosts a Theology on Tap on the seocnd Thursday of every month on Capital Hill.  For a list of upcoming speakers and driving directions, follow us on Facebook for both evenings.

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A Holy Waste of Time: September 5-7, 2014: A chance to get away for a vacation with other young adults at Saint Andrew’s House, our Episcopal Retreat Center in Union, WA.  We spend time together in a retreat setting: kayaking, hiking, playing games, making a campfire, worshipping, and more.  



Cursillo 2.0 Young Adult Retreat: A Cursillo Retreat especially designed for young adults on October 9-12, 2014 at St. Mark’s Cathedral.  Spend a weekend deepening and more fully understanding your own journey then this weekend is for you.  More information and how to register can be found here.


SERVE: Young adult program partiesccipants spend a year living in an intentional Christian community while working at a nonprofit or parish-based placement serving people at the margins. Through their life and work, SERVE Fellows discern what they want to do with their lives, find new meaning in helping the least in Seattle, and discover who they really are.  You can learn more about the program on this site, and if you’d like to apply, you can do so here.

  CommUnity: An Eastside Episcopal Young Adult Gathering is gathering of Episcopalian Young Adults, from high school graduates and college students to young professionals that meet regularly for fellowship, meals, worship, and overnight trips.  For more can be on their Facebook page.

Youth Ministry Architects: Spring and Summer 2014

With transitions in staff, budget, technology, and generations - youth ministry in the Diocese of Olympia is entering into a time of visioning and discernment. Youth Ministry Architects, a nationally recognized youth consulting firm, has been retained to assess and support us in visioning our future.  Their team will be here March 28-30, 2014 to help us to evaluate where we are and where we want to go.  Leslie Manning, Diocesan Youth Director in Alabama, and Dave Sippel, senior youth consultant, will want to meet with as many of YOU as possible.  They will return on June 20-22, 2014 for a 3-day visioning/retreat.  If you would like to participate as youth in March or a youth leader in June, please let Rebecca Kirkpatrick know by emailing:  It is our hope that this group will reflect a variety of interests, regions, and types of youth groups and programming from around the Diocese.  We will discern the future youth programming through these sets of weekends.  Want to add your voice?  Please fill out the folloiwng form and email it to our consultants by May 1, 2014: /sites/default/files/uploads/Absentee%20Form%20-%20Diocese%20of%20Olympia.docx

Find more information on our wesbite:

The Rev. Canon Rebecca Kirkpatrick

Canon for Faith Formation: 35 & Under
206.325-4200 x2044

Cindy Spencer

Coordinator for Children and Family Ministries
206.325.4200 x7257

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Related Resources

Upcoming Diocesan Youth Events


Spring JYC
May 2-4, 2014
Holy Cross, Redmond




High School 6-Day Camp

July 6-12, 2014

Pleasant Valley Camp



Camp Huston: Summer 2014


Up to 10th grade:


July 6 - 12: Discovery Camp

& Horse Camp


July 13 - 18: Missoula Theater Camp


July 27 - August 2: Discovery Camp

& Horse Camp


August 10 - 16: International Odyssey

&  Buckaroo Camp



16 to 23 years old:


June 24-July 3: Counselor Training


All Summer: possibility of working

as Residential or CT staff


Register here for

Camp Huston Summer 2014