Josh Trader

Josh Trader is the Assitant to the Bishop for Youth Ministry Development, and is a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Springfield.

The Episcopal Youth Community in West Missouri Summer Events Update.

One-minute read. In cooperation with youth leaders from around the diocese and Bishop Field, we have made the decision to host all youth events online through July. We are developing plans for “long-distance” offerings, including online Small Groups that will meet throughout the summer, as well as potential new ways to gather in person when we feel it’s safe to do so.

New Dates for Camp WEMO

One-minute read. Camp WEMO has been rescheduled for August 14 -18. Camp fee will be a donation based pay structure.

Youth Ministry Applications

One-minute read. The Youth Ministry Commission is currently seeking applications for new members. They need to recruit at least four youth, one male adult and two other adults.

2019 WEMO Youth Events

10 minute video. For those who could not be at the Diocesan Convention, or missed the video because of the problems with the sound, here is the video the Youth Ministry Council presented about their ministry over the past year.

Youth Ministry

Five-minute read.A look back at my first year as diocesan Youth Ministry Coordinator plus an introduction to this summer’s interns.

Diocesan Youth Gathering and the 2017 Bishop’s Ball

Five-minute read. What does the birth of Jesus mean to you? What was it like to be a disciple? How can we relate Jesus’ miracles to life today? What was it like to be there when Jesus was nailed to the cross? This year youth and volunteers sought to answer some of these questions at the Diocesan Youth Gathering.

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