EES News

Bridges of Hope

Erika Jackson developed and offered  Bridges of Hope, a program of tutoring, vocational training and Bible study, to marginalized teenage girls in Ghana during the summer of 2018. Her work required that she collaborate with the Bishop, Diocesan staff, and others who have worked with the target population in Cape Coast.

The Church at Crossroads

Teresa Wakeen has launched a new worshipping community at the Crossroads Center, a social services outreach agency in Detroit. She leads three mid-week prayer services and one Sunday Singing Circle and Prayer service, along with a monthly family worship event that follows the Messy Church model. With New Mission Field designation in the Diocese of Michigan, Wakeen has … Read More »

The Homeless as Evangelists

Dr. Lisa Kimball and the Rev. Marge McNaughton facilitated the ministry of evangelism by homeless members of the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC. Participants in the Gospel Art! program created original works of art and reproduced some of these on notecards. The art was sold at Epiphany, at the Eastern Market in Washington, DC, … Read More »

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.

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.

Ministry with Economic Refugees, WA

Inspired by her study of liberation theology at EDS, she researched and prepared 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 was awarded a TEC Justice and Advocacy Fellowship. Sh was awarded the Morgan … Read More »