Energetic Activist Will Lead 2018 UN Youth Leadership Seminar by Christy D’Ambrosio

We are excited and pleased to announce the facilitator for the 2018 High School Youth Leadership Seminar at the United Nations in NYC: Edgardo Acevedo aka Solomon Starr Solomon has been recommended in absolutely glowing terms by the head of the Seminar program at the United Methodist Women's Office to the UN.  He is a theologian and social justice activist, as well as a musician and performer. … [Read more...]

Youth Reflections from the Annual High School Youth Leadership Forum

In February, 40 delegates (6 adults and 34 youth) from churches all over New York State traveled to New York City for the Annual High School Youth Leadership Forum.  Sixteen (16) youth from Westminster, First Presbyterian Church in Albany and Bethany Presbyterian Church, Menands, NY attended.  Many with scholarship assistance from the Presbytery. The program was offered through the United … [Read more...]

NYS Council of Churches Annual High School Youth Leadership Forum by Christy D’Ambrosio

Next week (Monday-Wednesday, February 20-22), 40 delegates (6 adults and 34 youth) from churches all over New York State will board a bus and travel down to New York City for the Annual High School Youth Leadership Forum.  Sixteen (16) youth from Westminster and First Presbyterian Church in Albany will attend.  Many with scholarship assistance from the Presbytery.    The program is offered … [Read more...]

High School Youth Leadership Seminar at the United Nations in NYC by Christy D’Ambrosio

On President's Day, Monday, February 20, a delegation of youth from church congregations all over New York State will gather in the Methodist office at the Church Center at the United Nations, for a 2-day seminar focused on the issue of "Islamophobia."   Albany Presbytery at the 2016 High School Leadership Forum Global concerns that encompass terrorism, climate change, human rights, … [Read more...]