Youth Across Europe, Juniors Across Europe, and Youth Across Europe - Alumni gathered in the American Cathedral in Paris for the closing Eucharist of the Ascension Weekend activities.
May 24-28: Youth Across Europe (YAE) Pilgrimage from Canterbury to Paris
High School aged Youth gathered in Canterbury England, toured the Cathedral and other sites and traveled on foot for three days to Dover. From there they came by train to Paris. It was a moving experience for all.
May 25-28: Juniors Across Europe (JAE) in Paris
Junior High youth gathered in Paris and studied the book of Jonah. Visits included the sewers of Paris and the top of the Eiffel tower - from the belly of the whale to the hill above Ninevah. The Juniors engaged Scripture and the City.
May 25-28: YAE Alumni Event - Paris
YAE Alumni gathered in Paris under the direction of Canon Mary Haddad exploring spirituality and young adulthood.
Many thanks to Jane Doebler for her long years of service as Chair of the Convocation Youth Commission. She and her team organized a meaningful constellation of events and served as mentors for our youth over many years. Jane will retire from this ministry at the Convocation Convention in Wiesbaden.