EES News

Teaching Sudani in the US

He taught a class on the history of the church in Sudan, from the perspective of evangelism and mission, to members of St. Paul’s Sudanese Mission in Phoenix. The class built on his prior grant work in Sudan and provided him the opportunity to learn from his students, who had lived the latest chapters of … Read More »

Episcopal Veterans’ Fellowship, Texas

The Rev. David Peters has launched the Episcopal Veterans’ Fellowship in Texas. The Christian support group for combat veterans and spouses meets and worships regularly, and solicits new members. There are now four groups meeting regularly, in four different churches. Follow the Episcopal Veterans’ Fellowship on Facebook Listen to Peters’ interview on NPR Read Peters’ … Read More »

Ministry with Portugese-Speaking Immigrants

She completed an immersion experience in Brazil and established the Brazilian Immigrant Center at a parish in CT, where she developed a church-sponsored bridge ministry that involves collaboration and partnership with a broad spectrum of social services.

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 »

History of Christian Worship

He converted his existing lectures and photos to digital format, and researched and outlined a book and multi-media kit for historical and contemporary liturgy.

The Lazarus Lives Project, Detroit

The Rev. Marcia Ledford is developing a faith-based community for LGBTQ youth called “Lazarus Lives!” The group chooses to join her chaplaincy ministry from a teen resource center in Detroit. The program received a UTO grant for a photo exhibit, for which she has facilitated the youth telling the stories of their experience of God … Read More »

Mission to Costa Rica

She completed an immersion and ministry experience in Costa Rica and continues to serve a Spanish-speaking congregation at her parish in Texas.

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.

Healing and Wholeness Retreat

They planned and convened a healing retreat for female and gay male victims of violence and abuse, held in the Diocese of Long Island.

The Theology Studio

He developed and hosted The Theology Studio, with interviews, book reviews and podcasts. The venture provided resources and a scholarly community for students and young scholars.