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About Judy Steers

Judy Steers is the Coordinator for Youth Initiatives for the Anglican Church of Canada. Since 1999, she has also been the program director of the “Ask & Imagine” youth theology and leadership program at Huron University College. Her ministry has included camping ministries, consulting and teaching, parish ministry and she is a trainer with Godly Play Canada. Whenever possible she engages her passions for singing, drumming, outdoor adventure, off-the-wall ideas and whimsical creativity into her life and ministry working with teens and young adults, including two of her own.

Stronger Together 2016

Resourcing Dioceses to Build Sustainable Youth Ministry Stronger Together is an annual gathering of youth ministry professionals and volunteers in the Anglican Church of Canada who are responsible for coordinating youth ministry at a diocesan level, whether staff member, volunteer, … Continue reading

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Live in community with the Archbishop of Canterbury – an opportunity for young adults

Fancy living in London, England for a year? The Archbishop of Canterbury is opening up part of Lambeth Palace to a new experiment in contemporary monasticism next year and inviting young adults to join him. If you are between 20 … Continue reading

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Diocese of Montreal Summer Internship Program

During May-July 2015 Montreal Diocesan Theological College is offering a paid internship opportunity for young adults ages 18-26. The Montreal Mission Internship will bring together 6 young adults who will explore mission and vocation in this city, which, as we … Continue reading

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Christmas time and Shoe Box Charity

One of my colleagues in ministry who has been very involved with the PWRDF youth council recently posted the following article on her facebook page, which raises some significant questions about Operation Christmas Child and the shoe-box charity programs that abound … Continue reading

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New Opportunity for Young adults

Perhaps you have finished university and aren’t sure of the next steps. Perhaps you need to take some time to explore what direction you want to go. Or perhaps this just sounds like an awesome way to spend a year living in community, learning with other young adults and sharing some amazing outdoor experiences. Continue reading

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The Problem with “Spiritual but not Religious”

Do you like feeling good without having to act on your feeling? Boosting your self-esteem no matter your competence or behavior? Then I’ve got the religious program for you. Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty Reflects the Darkness of our own Making

Here’s a good perspective and a deep challenge to us as a society, on the Academy Award nominated film “Zero Dark Thirty”.   Authors Mary Jo Leddy and Marina Nemat serve on the advisory committee of Action by Christians for … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Voice

Are the ethics and choices of youth simply based on What Would Bono Do? Do we even have a clue about what virtue and character means?  Who is telling us the stories that we base our lives upon? Melissa thinks … Continue reading

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Youth Events are highlights in May

So much happens in youth ministry across the country in the month of May… 60 Youth and leaders from British Columbia and Alberta gathered at the Sorrento Centre for the Young Sojourners Weekend.  Phil Colvin (Diocesan Youth Coordinator, New Westminster) … Continue reading

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Incredible Edible…Nativities!

This week’s theme – Food! For this and other ironic choices (nativity made of …. pork?) visit the Humour Pages        

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