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Episcopal Service Corps’ Now Recruiting for ‘Beloved in the Desert,’ Tuscon, AZ

Episcopal Service Corps’ Now Recruiting for ‘Beloved in the Desert,’ Tuscon, AZ

Beloved in the Desert is a young adult intentional Christian community in Tucson, Arizona. Young adults between the ages of 21 and 29 are invited to apply, starting December 1, 2018, for the program year, July 22, 2019-May 31, 2020. As a volunteer with Beloved in the Desert, one joins the Episcopal Service Corps. The Corps members will serve in local non-profits working to end homelessness, hunger, and poverty in Tucson. Through their efforts they will do the work of justice while being grounded in the liturgy and support of the Church and they will gain the spiritual skills to live in intentional community. This opportunity for emerging professionals will offer time for vocational discernment, give them the opportunity to seek and serve Christ in Tucson, in the Tabernacle, and in one another through and prayer, work and study.

The Corps members may be serving at an Episcopal Church in the work of Mission and Outreach, Young Adult and Campus Ministry, Evangelism, or in organizations like the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, a local school, Old Pueblo Community Services, or another community non-profit. Depending on what your vocational experience and vocational callings are, the Partner Agencies and the BITD team will pair you with three with which to interview. Each agency is interested in you exercising your gifts and stretching and strengthening you for service or for your next steps in education or work. As a volunteer you commit to serve 32 hours per week at a partner site, with Friday’s reserved for community formation and Sundays for Church. Read More / Contact

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