EES News

Writing Our Witness

An experienced writer, Bowie Snodgrass planned to lead three poetry, prayer and lyric-writing workshops for young people. Her goal was to encourage them to explore and share their faith, in their own words. The first workshop was for youth, as part of the Creative Arts Camp at Calvary-St. George’s Episcopal Church. The second was a weekend … Read More »

Resident Chaplaincy at Sewanee

He lobbied the University of the South to convert the Resident Advisors program to one of Resident Chaplains, and used an E-21 grant to pilot to first year. The Resident Chaplains worked hard for undergraduate acceptance and participation, and administrative support; the program was renewed by the University.

Northside Abbey, Cincinnati

Devin Rodgers has worked to lay the foundation to plant Northside Abbey, a new community of “cultural creatives” in Cincinnati. He participated in the Learning from London course and shared the best practices for missional communities that he learned with the leadership team of Northside Abbey. He has facilitated and planned grassroots conversation and several … Read More »

The Slate Project, Baltimore

The Rev. Sara Shisler Goff co-leads a new community in Baltimore, the Slate Project, with a Presbyterian and a Lutheran pastor. Shisler Goff used the EES grant to develop an in-house music ministry team to compose and lead music in the community worship. She took a leadership team to the Music that Makes Community course … Read More »

“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.

Embodying the Great Commandment

She expanded her prior work with Diocese of Massachusetts interns to a workshop for Episcopal Service Corps Program Directors and intern representatives.

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 »

Youth in Mission Project

He trained thirty young adults, ages 20-35, in Mission and Evangelism in the Diocese of Mombasa in Kenya. Some of the participants completed a mission trip to Uganda. He prepared a written curriculum based on the workshop, for future use in the Diocese.