EES News

Learner-Centered Bible Study

She developed a lay-led, learned-centered model for scripture study in parishes, by consulting with and participating in existing programs in four different parishes. She offered “A Day of Lay-Led, Parish-Based Scripture Studies” at GTS May 2014.

In the Beginning

Dr. John Hainze adapted the TEC Committee on Science, Technology and Faith “Catechism for Creation: An Episcopal Understanding” for widespread parish use. The 2005 program reconciles the science of creation with faith, and seeks to renew the faith of those in the church and reach out to those outside who may perceive that Christianity is … Read More »

The Sunday Supper Project, Austin

She developed and piloted The Sunday Supper project for families of teens at St. David’s, Austin. It uses face-to-face meetings and a website to guide the creation liturgical space and the practice of family devotions at home, around meals.

Multicultural Ministry

She completed an immersion in the Moab Valley Multicultural Center in Utah and shared best practices for Hispanic ministry with the seminary community.

Meditative Prayer

She presented a workshop on labyrinths at St. Mark’s, San Marcos. She also created bi-lingual prayer cards and signage to draw the community to the labyrinth.

Faith Sharing Workshops

She taught relational evangelism through “Faith Sharing” workshops at two parishes, and provided follow-up support for an ongoing ministry of evangelism.

“Loaves and Fishes”

Suzanne Ehly developed and led a series of workshops exploring voice, breth and body, and developing practices of radical self-care, for young adults in the Diocese of Massachusetts vocational internship programs.

Evangelism Through Intentional Communities

She completed a summer internship internship at Good Earth Farm, an intentional Episcopal farming community in Ohio. She led eleven classes on evangelism for the friars; she interviewed the friars and sixteen visitors to the farm to inform a “consultant’s report,” which will be the basis for the friars’ campus outreach ministry; finally, she prepared … Read More »

Exploring Emergent Communities

He visited three emergent communities to learn their stories and their systems, offered a workshop at the Seminarian Leadership Conference and at BDS, and led reading course at BDS.