EES Spot Grants

The pandemic of 2020 caused many EES grantees to postpone or cancel their grant work. Students in seminary communities and local formation programs faced unprecedented disruption to their plans. In April ’20, the EES Board designated funding for Spot Grants. These were $500 awards, for “on-the-spot” response to evangelism opportunities in pandemic. Spot Grants featured a streamlined application and approval process, and it was required that grant work was implemented in conformity to COVID-19 safety guidelines. We learned much about evangelism through the work of our grantees: even insights and practices that we hope will carry forward into the future. Click on the slide show to the left to see what grantees learned and did.

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What We Believe

Evangelism is sharing the Good News of God’s restorative work in Jesus Christ. There are many authentic expressions of evangelism. At EES, we believe that, in this critical moment, the Spirit is leading Episcopalians to an evangelistic witness that incorporates racial reconciliation and justice. We invite you to share innovative proposals with us that address one or more of the following:

  • Identify the church, to society, as centered in Jesus’ Way of Love
  • Identify the church, to society, as justice-focused
  • Embolden the cultural identity of non-dominant groups in their witness to Jesus
  • Work toward dismantling the dominant Anglo-American identity of the Episcopal church
  • Engage church members with people living on the margins of society
  • Equip church members to invite others to engage the Good News of God’s restorative work in Jesus Christ
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Contact us for more information

Episcopal Evangelism Society
P.O. Box 61117
Durham, NC 27715

Tel 703.807.1862
[email protected]