EES News

Gathering Around Our Table: Breaking Bread, Building Relationships

With the goal of exploring evangelism through the dinner worship experience, Cate Anthony has planned and led an experience of ecumenical hospitality at her internship site, Trinity Episcopal Church in Newtown, CT. Her work has included extensive communication among other local parishes, research and development of a table liturgy, and conducting storytelling training workshops for members … Read More »

Piloting an Innovative Liturgy

He visited several emergent communities and developed a new “Rite 3” liturgy for families, which he offered in his field parish.

Lay-led Worship in Kenya

He held workshops to train lay leaders from the widespread Tot Missionary area in the Diocese of Kitale, Kenya. Leaders from each of seven congregations were trained in reading scripture, church tradition, and liturgical leadership.

Linking AA and GTS

Dr. Watkins used his position as the first-ever student liaison for the Ninth Avenue AA Group to reach out in two directions: he held workshops on addiction and recovery awareness training for the GTS community, and organized a series of Recovery Eucharists in the Good Shepherd Chapel at GTS for the AA Group. Three awareness … Read More »

Worcester Fellowship

She continued to expand the visibility of Worcester Fellowship (an outdoor street church) with program and tangible signs of membership: Ecclesia crosses, T-shirts, and a mission project, a clean-up day at a public park.

Chaplains on the Harbor

Inspired by her study of liberation theology at EDS, the Rev. Sarah Monroe used an EES grant to visit several street ministries and to research and prepare a series of Bible studies and liturgies for use with economic refugees in the Diocese of Olympia. Her subsequent work in the Chechalis River Basin of Grays Harbor County, Washington … Read More »

Indigenous Liturgy

She completed an eleven-week internship in the Diocese of Alaska, where she preached, taught and provided pastoral care for the Native residents. She complete the translation of a Ko’yukon songbook and developed indigenous language prayers and creeds. She also attended a consortium on Native Ministries at Vancouver School of Theology.

Worcester Fellowship

She used the E-21 grant to bring guest musicians, a weekly Bible Study and monthly community meetings to the homeless congregation of Worcester Fellowship.

Film and Video in Worship

He held events at Ridley Hall and at Guilford Cathedral (UK) on the use of film/video in mission and worship.