EES News

Showing Mercy, Expressing Love Through Evangelism

XXXX The Rev. Laban Agisa will recruit and train evangelists for door-to-door evangelism and revivals in Utawala Parish, Diocese of Nairobi, Kenya. His grant work will be done during the summer of 2019.

Empowering the Youth, Sustaining the Church

The Rev. Julius Chunga planned and led a six-day leadership and empowerment course for youth during the summer 2018. The training was offered in the Diocese of Northern Malawi and included participants from the dioceses of Southern Malawi and Lake Malawi; the National Youth Executive from the Anglican Council in Malawi also attended. The course … Read More »

Peer Discipleship Initiative for the Youth

The Rev. Chanju Banda held a five-day training for forty youth and ten pastors in July, 2018. The group included representatives from the major Christian denominations in the area. Although he intended to hold one session for the pastors, and then another for the youth, logistics required that he combine the sessions. He believes that … Read More »

Prison Reform in Liberia

The Rev. Terry Quoi is continuing his 2016 grant work for prison reform in Liberia. He is expanding his scope, from improving prison conditions for inmates to engaging church and community leaders in transforming the criminal justice culture from a punitive system to a rehabilitative system. His work was initially delayed in summer ’17 by the … Read More »

Training Church Planters

The Rev. Bart Segu has returned to the Diocese of Kibondo, Tanzania to develop and offer a training series for church planters. Available to women and men, lay and ordained, the training  focuses on Christian discipleship, Segu’s own church planting experience, and the knowledge he has gained through his studies at Sewanee. Segu believes that Christian … Read More »

American Latino Evangelism Outreach (ALEO)

The Rev. Al Rodriguez has worked for years to develop ALEO, as an Episcopal Church Fellow and in partnership with Latino/Hispanic Ministries of the Episcopal Church, while serving as interim Director of the Hispanic Church Studies Program at the Seminary of the Southwest. ALEO is an outreach ministry  to 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation US-born … Read More »

“Media and Ministry” for the Chinese Convocation

Canon Bob Williams partnered with the Li Tim-Oi Center in San Gabriel, CA to offer a workshop on “Media & Ministry” to members of the Chinese Convocation. Participants learned about messaging, websites, social media and crisis management, in order to strengthen their skills of Gospel proclamation using electronic media. There are significant opportunities for evangelism … Read More »

Digital Education for Ministry with Latinos

He researched Mexican religious symbolism in Mexico and at US parishes with successful ministry to Mexican immigrants. He developed a website for the Diocese of Utah to educate non-Mexican people of faith about Mexican religious symbolism and to inform the use of religious symbols by parishes who wish to become more welcoming to Mexican immigrants.

Episcopal Disability Network

She updated and re-launched the website for the Episcopal Disability Network, to support ministry by and with persons with disabilities.

Claiming the Vision

She interviewed some of the chief architects of the baptism rite in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer: Dr. Dan Stevick, Dr. Louis Weil, Dr. Lee Mitchell and the Rt. Rev. Frank Griswold. The interviews were professionally videotaped by Episcopal Church Center staffers, resulting in archived footage available for future research. A parish curriculum on … Read More »