Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

SYI Youth Blog About Their Two Weeks on Campus

Wondering what happened during the latest Miller Summer Youth Institute? Wonder no more! Check out the daily blog postings by this year’s attendees.

Here’s an expert:

Tonight’s plenary session was with the Rev. Michael Stanton ’06 who works with Open Hand Ministries. Michael rocked a lot of our worldviews even more. He spoke about the way Open Hand works with people in the Garfield and East Liberty communities and helps them become more a part of the community by rehabbing a house in the neighborhood but by working with the families that will be living in that house and empowering them to not be brought down by racism and gender stereotypes. Michael definitely has a passion for bringing both of these neighborhoods into a way of living that does not live into the ideas/stereotypes that are pressed upon the people that live here.

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