EES supports innovative evangelism through our E-21 Grants and Special Program Grants. To learn more about our grants and the application process, click here.
Grant YearRecipient NameGrant TitleDescriptionLocation
2014-2015Bassett, WinEvangelism in Episcopal SchoolsBassett spent a day shadowing Mr. William W. Taylor, President of St. George’s Independent School in Memphis, TN. An active lay Episcopalian and successful educator, Mr. Taylor shared insight to his vocation. Basset, a published writer, produced an article profiling Taylor’s understanding of ministry and evangelism in the context of educational leadership. The article will ... Read More »Domestic
2014-2015Doss, AndrewReviving Church Camp in CubaAndrew Doss had a leadership role in the development of the “Cuba Hoy!” conference for American and Cuban attorneys, policymakers, businesspeople and professors sponsored by At The Threshold. He used an E-21 grant to coordinate the participation of the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba in the conference, and to develop a case study for conference participants ... Read More »Caribbean
2014-2015Rodgers, DevinNorthside Abbey, CincinnatiDevin 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 »Domestic
2014-2015Williams, Bob, Canon“Media and Ministry” for the Chinese ConvocationCanon 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 »Domestic
2014-2015Segu, Bart, the Rev.Muslim/Christian Relations in TanzaniaThe Rev. Bart Segu is working this summer to promote peaceful Muslim/Christian relations in the Diocese of Kibondo, Tanzania. He has begun training his co-leaders, and they will conduct extensive interviews of stakeholders, victims of violence and religious leaders. A conference of interfaith leaders at the Kibondo Training Center will be held at the end ... Read More »Africa
2014-2015Anderson, ChristianVEEP: Video Episcopal Evangelism ProjectWith acting and production experience in Los Angeles, Christian Anderson is interning during summer ’15 in the video department of Trinity Wall Street  to cultivate a uniquely Episcopal focus to video production. He will then develop the VEEP program: Video Evangelism Episcopal Project, which will train parishes to develop and use video as a tool for ... Read More »Domestic
2014-2015Snodgrass, BowieWriting Our WitnessAn experienced writer, Bowie Snodgrass will lead three poetry, prayer and lyric-writing workshops for young people that encourage them to explore and share their faith, in their own words.Domestic
2014-2015Spellers, the Rev. Canon StephanieProject ReconciliationProject Reconciliation will share the reconciling, healing love of God in Jesus Christ and provide the resources for parish groups and the wider church to do the same.The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers will lead a team of four students to collect video interviews and stories from people at five key sites in the history of TEC: Hayneville, ... Read More »Domestic
2014-2015Hainze, JohnCatechism for CreationDr. John Hainze will adapt 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 ... Read More »Domestic
2014-2015Bailey Fischer, the Rev. ValerieCommunity of Practice for FormationThe Rev. Valerie Bailey Fischer will create a regional community of practice to offer Christian Formation programs in family-sized parishes, using Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Short-term (four- to six- week) atria will be held in parishes that lack the resources for organized Christian Formation programs; Advent and Lenten atria have been held in the northern ... Read More »Domestic
2014-2015Nyein, ZackPerichoresisZack Nyein has been involved with the leadership of Perichoresis, a new community from Trinity on the Green, New Haven, that meets on a weeknight and attracts a diverse congregation. He will use the EES grant to establish long-term sustainability for the program, primarily through a leadership team retreat in late summer ‘15. Their network ... Read More »Domestic
2014-2015Fisher-Stewart, GayleCenter for Faith in Justice, Washington, DCFor the first phase of establishing the Center for Faith in Justice at Calvary Episcopal in DC, Gayle Fisher-Stewart will conduct a series of focus groups designed to support mutual understanding between church members and those seeking justice. She has developed a network of support within the Diocese of Washington and envisions a Church that ... Read More »Domestic
2013-2014Borgen, Linda-SuzanneResources for Ministry with Human Trafficking VictimsShe researched national resources for survivors of human trafficking, and developed prototype materials to empower parishes for ministry with these victims.Domestic
2013-2014Bassett, WinReynolds Price and MercyHe researched the theme of mercy in the writings of Reynolds Price, and led a small group breakout session at the Mockingbird conference in NYC in April 2014. In addition, he wrote an article on his summer CPE experience in Charlottesville that was accepted by Commonweal magazine.Domestic
2013-2014Allen, LainieThe Community for Missional Leadership Formation, DallasShe piloted an 8-week summer program of service in an intentional community for young adults during the summer of 2014. The participants lived a Rule of Life in Dallas, including prayer, work, hospitality, renewal and study.Domestic
2013-2014Fout, Jason, the Rev. Dr.Learning from LondonHe studied church growth in the Diocese of London by meeting with and interviewing leaders of numerous innovative and successful ministries there. He will adapt and share the best practices for evangelism that he discovered both in a book (to be released by Forward Movement in 2015) and at the Consortium for Endowed Episcopal parishes ... Read More »Domestic Europe
2013-2014Hall, RebeccaThe Sunday Supper Project, AustinShe 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.Domestic
2013-2014Whitman, Chandler; Maddison, Ben; Riley, Mark; and Tremaine, DavidMission to TanzaniaThe group proposed to teach New Testament Greek at Renk Bible College in South Sudan; however, their plans were aborted with the outbreak of violence in December ’13. They had a productive trip to Msalato Seminary in Tanzania in May 2014, where they taught Greek and participated in community life.Africa
2013-2014Williams, MarionVisual Arts and Spiritual Direction in NYCShe has created a training model for the use of expressive arts in spiritual direction. She will offer it to the Spiritual Direction class at GTS and in other NYC locations.Domestic
2013-2014Watkins, TommieLinking AA and GTSDr. 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 »Domestic
2013-2014Shisler, SaraThe Slate Project, BaltimoreThe Rev. Sara Shisler co-leads a new community in Baltimore, the Slate Project, with a Presbyterian and a Lutheran pastor. Shisler used the EES grant to developing 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 in NYC in ... Read More »Domestic
2013-2014Peters, the Rev. DavidEpiscopal Veterans’ Fellowship, TexasThe 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 »Domestic
2013-2014Altizer, AimeeUnshackledAimee Altizer has developed and launched Unshackled, a third space community in Utah, which ministers with formerly incarcerated people. She used to EES grant primarily for the first round of leadership development training. Follow Unshackled on FacebookDomestic
2012-2013Roark, HalPiloting an Innovative LiturgyHe visited several emergent communities and developed a new “Rite 3″ liturgy for families, which he offered in his field parish.Domestic
2012-2013Good, DeirdreLearner-Centered Bible StudyShe 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.Domestic
2012-2013Linthicum, DorothyDigital Formation and EvangelismShe taught digital formation and evangelism for one year at the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamestowne, South Africa.Africa
2012-2013Maggianno, Grey and O'Brien, AudreyTraining Lay Leaders in ColombiaThey developed and offered training in community-based social outreach programs at Diocesan Council at Medillin. Colombian parishes who participated in the training were equipped to use the program as a driver for evangelism and congregational growth.South America
2012-2013Johnson, Kellaura and Van Zandt, Mary BalfourVoices of Haitian EpiscopaliansThey visited Haiti in January 2013 to record the stories of Haitian Episcopalians. They produced a video for social media and held a photography exhibit in Austin.Caribbean
2012-2013Monroe, SarahMinistry 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 »Domestic
2012-2013Ledford, MarciaThe Lazarus Lives Project, DetroitThe 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 »Domestic
2012-2013Webster, WilliamBold Enough to SayBilly Webster wrote and produced a rock opera, Bold Enough to Say. The performance piece is based on twelve songs he wrote in response to meditating on the Lord’s Prayer. It premiered in Brooklyn at the church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in October, 2014. The second performance was at Garden City Community Church ... Read More »Domestic
2012-2013Wolyniak, JosephNew Tracts for Our TimesJoseph Wolyniak applied for an Evangelism for the 21st Century grant when his spouse, the Rev. Liz Costello, was a seminarian at the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. Himself a Ph.D. candidate at Oxford, Wolyniak’s vision for the “New Tracts for Our Times” video series is deeply rooted in scripture and theology yet proclaims the ... Read More »Domestic
2011-2012Atong, the Rev. JoelYouth in Mission ProjectHe 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.Africa
2011-2012Baker, Dr. AnthonyThe Theology StudioHe 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.Domestic
2011-2012Yung, BernardLay Preaching in the PhilippinesHis offered workshops on lay preaching at St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary in the Philippines.Asia
2011-2012Zink, the Rev. JesseTeaching 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 »Domestic
2011-2012Joslyn-Siemiatkowski, Dr. DanielChurch Planting in PolandWith the support of the Bishop of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, he held a successful conference in March 2012 to explore establishing an Episcopal church in Krakow. The Polish Episcopal Network continues to work for an expanded presence in Poland.Europe
2011-2012Smith, TwilaEpiscopal Disability NetworkShe updated and re-launched the website for the Episcopal Disability Network, to support ministry by and with persons with disabilities.Domestic
2011-2012Mathewson, ColinEvangelism in Hispanic CommunityHe partnered with the Kaleidoscope Institute to deliver two workshops on evangelistic leadership in Latino/Hispanic congregations in San Diego.Domestic
2011-2012Dannhauser, AdrianFaith Sharing WorkshopsShe taught relational evangelism through “Faith Sharing” workshops at two parishes, and provided follow-up support for an ongoing ministry of evangelism.Domestic
2011-2012Vesel, MeghanMinistry with Portugese-Speaking ImmigrantsShe 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.Domestic
2011-2012Blackmer, StephenNetworking for an Environmental Church* Building on prior grant work, he acquired land and developed a network which became Church of the Woods “to evangelize the many locals who love the outdoors and seek spirituality in nature, not church…” – The Living Church, 11/16/14. Blackmer co-hosted Pilgrimage for Earth, a triennial liturgy festival, with St. James, Woodstock, VT. Regular services ... Read More »Domestic
2011-2012Franklin, JamesPastoral Care in EcuadorHe completed a four-week pastoral care training trip to a clinic in Equador. Encountered a norm of proselytizing, he offered a model of focusing on the patient’s needs and assurance of God’s loving presence. He also preached at four area churches and enjoyed extended fellowship.South America
2011-2012Stokes, GrantResident Chaplaincy at SewaneeHe 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.Domestic
2011-2012Brosseau, Susannah and Olson, SethSharing the Gospel from KenyaWhile completing an internship at an HIV/AIDS clinic in Kenya, they prepared daily meditations on scripture. Through a booklet and leader’s guide, they shared the faith story of the community they served with various parishes and their seminary.Africa
2011-2012Lebrija, LorenzoSweet Hour of PrayerHe produced a musical set in an emergency room, after the son of a local preacher goes on a shooting rampage at a local convenience store. It premiered in NYC in 2012, exploring the faithful response when bad things happen to good people.Domestic
2011-2012Barnett, the Rev. Andrew K.Theodicy Jazz CollectiveThe Theodicy Jazz Collective extended a tour to Canterbury and offered their music to diverse communities with limited funds, via worship services, workshops and resources.Europe
2010-2011Sang, the Rev. PhilipLay-led Worship in KenyaHe held workshops to train lay leaders from the widespread Tot Missionary area in the Diocese of Kitale, Kenya. Leaders from each of seven congregations were trained in reading scripture, church tradition, and liturgical leadership.Africa
2010-2011Kenney, BerylIndigenous LiturgyShe completed an eleven-week internship in the Diocese of Alaska, where she preached, taught and provided pastoral care for the Native residents. She complete the translation of a Ko’yukon songbook and developed indigenous language prayers and creeds. She also attended a consortium on Native Ministries at Vancouver School of Theology.Domestic
2010-2011Oliver, KyleDigital Adult FormationHe attended a summer conference and designed a web-based curriculum module for adults, on the conversation between science and technology. He piloted the program at his field parish and then developed a resource-sharing site for seminarians.Domestic
2010-2011Seddon, MatthewDigital Education for Ministry with LatinosHe 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.Domestic
2010-2011Ehly, SuzanneEmbodying the Great CommandmentShe expanded her prior work with Diocese of Massachusetts interns to a workshop for Episcopal Service Corps Program Directors and intern representatives.Domestic
2010-2011Camblos, HilaryEvangelism Through Intentional CommunitiesShe 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 »Domestic
2010-2011Haufiku, LinneaHIV/AIDS Awareness in NamibiaShe led an ecumenical workshop and retreat on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in Namibia.Africa
2010-2011McKim, the Rev. LaurieMission to Costa RicaShe completed an immersion and ministry experience in Costa Rica and continues to serve a Spanish-speaking congregation at her parish in Texas.Central America
2010-2011Zink, JesseNetworking Mission in S. SudanHe visited South Sudan and reported for Episcopal News Service on the independence celebrations and the church’s work in Abyei. He visited clergy in three dioceses, to build on the relationships he established in prior grant work, and was invited to teach and preach. His grant work influenced his book, “Backpacking Through the Anglican Communion.” ... Read More »Africa
2010-2011Johnson, the Rev. Stephanie and Dankel, the Rev. RaineyParish Administration in GhanaThey visited St. Nicholas Seminary in Cape Coast, Ghana, where they taught classes in parish administration. They also attended classes and nurtured the relationship between St. Nicholas and Berkeley at Yale. Johnson had established a partner relationship on a prior visit, and they visited the Ghanan parish with gifts from the Connecticut parish.Africa
2010-2011Lukens, MatthewResourcing the Episcopal Evangelism NetworkHe held a conference of the Episcopal Evangelism Network of entrepreneurial missioner seminarians; representatives from various seminaries attended.Domestic
2010-2011Hall, RebeccaSmall Group Ministries ConferenceShe held a conference on Small Group Ministries, for practitioners and seminarians, at the SSW.Domestic
2010-2011Prichard, the Rev. Dr. RobertSustainable Construction in Pine RidgeHe facilitated the construction of a sustainable building adjoining an Episcopal mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The grant influenced the techniques and approaches used by Native American builders on Pine Ridge, and generated excitement about the work of the Episcopal Church on the reservation.Domestic
2010-2011Wells, the Rev. Dr. Jo BaileyTeaching Mission to S. SudanDr. Wells facilitated the second annual Leadership Seminar for an estimated 35 leaders across the Episcopal Church in Sudan.Africa
2009-2010Angell, MikeCommunity Organizing and EvangelismHe explored evangelism through community organizing by visiting several emergent communities and received training in community organizing. He co-led a “Fridays at the Seminary” for area clergy and developed a resource for use by others.Domestic
2009-2010Baer, KirstenExploring Emergent CommunitiesShe visited several emergent communities including the Crossing in Boston, Church of the Apostles in Seattle, Moot in London, and Grace in Ealing, UK. She prepared a resource booklet on emergent worship and co-led a “Fridays at the Seminary” for area clergy.Domestic
2009-2010Caruso, KevinExploring Emergent CommunitiesHe 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.Domestic
2009-2010Lytle, JulieFaith Formation 2020She convened nineteen seasoned faith formation educators and practioners to share needs and resources, fears and strengths, concerns and hopes for the future of faith formation.Domestic
2009-2010Franklin, the Rev. AnnMission to the Holy LandShe made two trips to Israel/Palestine. For the first, she lived and worked in the rural Northern West Bank, assisting in parish ministry and working in the olive fields. For the second, she lived in an affluent middle-class Palestinian Muslim neighborhood and worked at the Sabeel headquarters, assisting in the coordination of an ecumenical, international ... Read More »Asia
2009-2010Zink, JesseTeaching Mission in S. SudanHe lived in and taught at the Bishop Gwynne College in Juba, Sudan. He was awarded the Morgan Directors’ Award in 2012 for this and subsequent grant work.Africa
2009-2010Sumani, the Rev. AndrewHIV/AIDS Care in MalawiHe conducted training for twenty home-based caregivers of HIV/AIDS patients using the established Channels of Hope resource in the Diocese of Malawi. The Care Teams had been established with a prior EES grant.Africa
2009-2010Sweeney, the Very Rev. SylviaClaiming the VisionShe 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 »Domestic
2009-2010O'Carroll, BryanCommunity of Hope Program in MalawiHe worked with an experienced team to train twenty-nine leaders from the Diocese of Upper Shire in Malawi in the Community of Hope program of lay pastoral care.Africa
2009-2010Blackmer, StephenDeveloping a Theology of Environmental ReconciliationHe developed a profound and comprehensive theory of the orientation, language, practices and community required to bring a reconciliatory Christology to the work of ecological salvation. Subsequent grant work extended this theory into a network that became Church of the Woods, for which he won the Morgan Directors’ Award in 2014.Domestic
2009-2010Ngijoe Yanke, ClemenceHealing and Reconciliation in CameroonShe attended the Contextual Theology Programme at the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, South Africa. She then convened a two-week workshop on healing and reconciliation using a contextual theology approach in Cameroon.Africa
2009-2010Huston, Mary AnnMeditative PrayerShe 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.Domestic
2009-2010Kitch, SarahInteractive Experiential Drama in RamallahShe taught a four-week course of interactive experiential drama at the Arab Evangelical Episcopal School in Ramallah.Asia
2009-2010Davis, EllenLeadership Seminar in S. SudanShe conducted a Leadership Seminar for theological educators in the Episcopal Church of Sudan, for the enhancement of their educational ministries.Africa
2009-2010Sisk, HeatherMagdelene as Spiritual GuideShe sculpted four figures of Mary Magdalene, and led a Quiet Day at GTS on Magdalene as a spiritual guide.Domestic
2009-2010Kimball, Lisa and McNaughton, the Rev. MargeThe Homeless as Evangelists* They 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, and at VTS. The evangelism that ... Read More »Domestic
2009-2010Magill, the Rev. ElizabethWorcester FellowshipShe 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.Domestic
2009-2010D'Angio White, Andrew & SaraYouth Ministry in NavajolandThey spent the summer at Good Shepherd Mission in the Diocese of Navajoland, where they created a self-sustaining youth program.Domestic
2008-2009Britton, the Very Rev. JosephMission to GhanaHe traveled to St. Nicholas Seminary in Ghana, to formalize an exchange relationship with the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.Africa
2008-2009Crist, MaryDistance Learning in AlaskaShe traveled to Alaska to develop and implement training for lay leaders of three Alaskan villages; the ongoing support was provided online.Domestic
2008-2009Haig, KarenBaptismal Ecclesiology TrainingShe developed an adult curriculum on Baptismal Ecclesiology for use in Latino ministry contexts, based on completing the Panama Project, a language and mission program.Central America
2008-2009Lam, VivianConnecting to PalestineShe participated in Sabeel’s young adult conference.Asia
2008-2009Morris, Dr. PeterCommunity Health Mission to SudanHe taught community health to seminarians at Renk Bible College in South Sudan.Africa
2008-2009Noonan, DeborahBorder Ministry in ArizonaShe worked in border ministry with the Diocese of Arizona.Domestic
2008-2009Spalding, KirstenEucharistic FormationShe completed a study trip to S. Africa and developed an adult formation curriculum for St. Mark’s, Berkeley, CA.Africa
2008-2009Wyndham, BethBaptismal FormationShe developed and field tested a retreat curriculum for parents and godparents in the parish setting.Domestic
2008-2009Good, DeirdreInterfaith WorkshopShe held an interfaith (Jewish/Christian) workshop in NYC of musical performance and explanation of Psalms and Canticles.Domestic
2008-2009Hawkins, DeborahMission to El SalvadorShe built on her prior work and strengthened the companion relationship by leading a mission trip of youth and adults from two parishes in CA.Central America
2008-2009Sumani, the Rev. AndrewHIV/AIDS Ministry in MalawiHe trained parish representatives in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in Malawi; he also implemented parish-based care teams for HIV/AIDS patients.Africa
2008-2009Baker, AndreaChurch Camp in Honduras* Baker assembled a team of youth and adults from the Diocese of Northern California to plan and lead Camp Holy Spirit in Tela, Honduras. Working with Honduran volunteers, they adapted the model of a residential US church camp for twenty participants. She subsequently served as Superintendent of Episcopal Schools in the Diocese of Honduras. Her ... Read More »Central America
2008-2009Lobban, AndrewSpiritual Disciplines for the Homeless* Lobban worked with classmate Diane Pike to offer a Cursillo-style retreat in a San Antonio homeless shelter.Domestic
2008-2009Akol, the Rev. Zacharia DiingBuilding Bridges in SudanHe completed an immersion in South Sudan, and shared his experience with the seminary community.Africa
2008-2009Ndhana, the Rev. DaudiChildren’s Ministry in TanzaniaHe completed a teaching and preaching tour to inspire and organize the church in Tanzania to take an active role in the care of impoverished children and children orphaned by AIDS.Africa
2008-2009Boller, HilaryCompanion Relationships in TanzaniaShe completed an immersion and mission trip to the Diocese of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and developed guidelines for success in companion relationships.Africa
2008-2009LaFon, KirkContextual TheologyHe participated in the Contextual Theology Programme at College of the Transfiguration in Grahamestown, South Africa.Africa
2008-2009Bardelmeier, AndreaEpiscopal Premarital ProgramShe researched and developed a pilot Episcopal premarital counseling program, andpiloted it in a workshop.Domestic
2008-2009Greer, HilaryEvangelism through Reconciliation in RwandaShe completed an internship with REACH Rwanda, providing executive assistance as they opened a conference center, and participated in a reconciliation event with perpetrators and victims of violence.Africa
2008-2009Barnett, Andrew and Politz, SarahFaith-Based Environmental StewardshipThey studied sustainable agriculture at the Asian Rural Institute in Japan and implemented a program of faith-based environmental stewardship at Yale Divinity School.Domestic
2008-2009Ndhana, OliviaFamily Ministry in TanzaniaShe introduced a theological basis for family planning to faith communities in Tanzania.Africa
2008-2009Bwatta, the Rev. EmmanuelLay Ministry in TanzaniaHe completed a preaching and teaching tour to promote lay ministry in the Diocese of Western Tanzania.Africa
2008-2009Ngijoe Yanke (Group)Mission to CameroonShe led two mission groups from CDSP to Cameroon; one offered Christian Education skills to church members and the other offered church leadership skills.Africa
2008-2009Hughes-Habel, DeborahMulticultural MinistryShe completed an immersion in the Moab Valley Multicultural Center in Utah and shared best practices for Hispanic ministry with the seminary community.Domestic
2008-2009Hungerford, Eric and Kidd, StephenPromoting Global PartnershipsThey made an immersion and filming mission trip to Southern Malawi, documenting US and Malawian participants in the partnership. Their videos promote global partnerships as a means to fight poverty.Africa
2008-2009Wells, the Rev. Dr. Jo BaileyTeaching Mission to SudanShe taught Anglicanism, Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Conflict and Reconciliation at Renk Theological College in southern Sudan.Africa
2008-2009Holt, MeredithTeaching Mission to TanzaniaShe completed a teaching internship at Msalato Theological College, Dodoma, Tanzania.Africa
2008-2009Ehly, Suzanne“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.Domestic
2007-2008Brion, TheresaMDG’s in AppalachiaShe developed a curriculum using the MDG’s as the linkage to Appalachian issues of hunger, health care and illiteracy. She offered it in the parish setting in the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia.Domestic
2007-2008Lees, EverettSmall Group Leader TrainingHe completed small group leader training and implemented small group ministry in his field parish.Domestic
2007-2008Woodbury, KimTotal Common MinistryShe worked in youth ministry and evangelism in a mission in the Virgin Islands.Caribbean
2007-2008Franklin, the Rev. AnnBible Study in the Holy LandShe led Bible study and religious education programs in villages in Israel and Palestine and offered small group leadership training for village lay leaders. She then developed an Advent curriculum for US parishes, designed to help them engage the experience of Christians in the Holy Land.Asia
2007-2008Klukas, the Rev. ArnoldHistory of Christian WorshipHe converted his existing lectures and photos to digital format, and researched and outlined a book and multi-media kit for historical and contemporary liturgy.Domestic
2007-2008Friedrich, the Rev. JimFilm and Video in WorshipHe held events at Ridley Hall and at Guilford Cathedral (UK) on the use of film/video in mission and worship.Europe
2007-2008Ndhana, DAnglicanism in TanzaniaHe made a preaching and teaching tour in Tanzania, sharing his experience of the American Church, especially the theology and worship of the catholic tradition.Africa
2007-2008Bennett, Debra and Black, VincentHealing and Wholeness RetreatThey planned and convened a healing retreat for female and gay male victims of violence and abuse, held in the Diocese of Long Island.Domestic
2007-2008Denney, ShelleyChristian Education in El Salvador* Denney traveled to El Salvador on an EES grant for language immersion and to develop Christian Education curricula.Central America
2007-2008Jeuland, Jane“Your Place” for Inner-city Youth* Jeuland served as Director of Long-Range Planning at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in New Haven, CT.Domestic
2007-2008Van Kirk, AndrewBiblical Typology* Mr. Van Kirk used EES funding to develop a four-week typology curriculum for use in parish adult education: Reading Stories, Reading Christ: The Bible, Typology, and History. The program offers a cohesive treatment of scripture, doctrine and church history and includes video segments and a comprehensive study guide. He has taught and revised the curriculum ... Read More »Domestic
2007-2008Hollis, JoannaChaplain Internship in JapanShe completed an internship with the chaplains at Rikkyo University in Japan and with them about opportunities she discerned for increasing their effectiveness.Asia
2007-2008Hawkins, DeborahChristian Education in El SalvadorShe completed a language immersion program and delivered Christian education materials and held teacher training in El Salvador.Central America
2007-2008Lanier, JustinContemplative EvangelismHe was trained in Zen Buddhism and met with Christian ministry leaders in Japan, and developed a new model for area ministry in the Diocese of California. His travesl also included St. Benedict’s monastery, St. Benedict’s retreat house and the Contemplative Outreach Center in Denver.Asia
2007-2008McDaniel, the Rev. Dr. JudithContextual HomileticsShe traveled to Israel and Palestine and investigatde contextual formation and homiletic education in the larger Anglican Communion.Asia
2007-2008Shisler, SaraContextual TheologyShe participated in the Contextual Theology Programme at the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, South Africa.Africa
2007-2008Wille, SuzanneContextual TheologyShe participated in the Contextual Theology Programme at the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, South Africa.Africa
2007-2008Linthicum, DorothyCurriculum Development in S. AfricaShe worked and taught at College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, South Africa, developing of curricula for youth ministry and the catechumenate process. She also taught at a public school in a nearby township.Africa
2007-2008MacDonald, the Rev. Canon JohnEvangelism to Post-Franco YouthHe studied youth culture in Madrid and developed an evangelism strategy for that population.Europe
2007-2008Barham, MichaelHoly LingeringHe established a pilgrimage center in Santiago, Spain for “Holy Lingering.” His reflected on “the nexus between pilgrimage and hospitality,” which he applies to the mission of the church in twenty-first century evangelism: providing hospitality to non-traditional seekers, and serving as companion to them when they face thresholds with the Holy.Europe
2007-2008Mason, LisaMission to BelarusShe made a mission trip to Belarus, for immersion and evangelism with those previously oppressed by Soviet power.Europe
2007-2008Crumlish, Peter and Johnson, StephanieMission to GhanaThey taught and lived with the community at St. Nicholas Seminary in Ghana.Africa
2007-2008Seaborn, SandraMission to UgandaShe participated in a cross-cultural immersion in Uganda, with a focus on the role of women in the Ugandan Anglican church.Africa
2007-2008Blessing, WrenPracticing Prayer, Imagining New LifeShe held a series of meetings of Spanish and English speakers for prayer, study, and reflection on the Psalms and rural life. She revised/developed a curriculum for rural churches to follow the model she developed.Domestic
2007-2008Wilson, ConnieRenk Media Team* Connie Wilson, who was Director of Communications at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary when the grant was awarded, traveled with a professional photographer and a professional videographer to the Diocese of Renk in Southern Sudan to film and photograph the work of the Episcopal Church in Sudan.Africa
2007-2008Staudt, Dr. KathleenVocational Discernment with Young AdultsShe held several workshops on vocation in the world for young adults, developed video and written materials and continues to mentor a young adult group.Domestic
2007-2008Magill, the Rev. ElizabethWorcester FellowshipShe used the E-21 grant to bring guest musicians, a weekly Bible Study and monthly community meetings to the homeless congregation of Worcester Fellowship.Domestic
2007-2008Willard-Williford, JoyYouth ChaplaincyShe served as chaplain to the “You Must Be Born Again”-themed trip for middle-school aged children from Melbourne, Florida, who shared many first-time experiences.Domestic
2007-2008Smith, the Rev. SteveAnglicanism in MalawiHe taught, studied and lived in community at Leonard Kamungu Theological College in Malawi.Africa
2007-2008Whitener, the Rev. Emily“Women’s Work/Women’s War” Voices from Sudan* The Rev. Wachner’s grant took her to Lui Diocese in Southern Sudan in December ‘08 with a group from the Diocese of Missouri. She interviewed six women leaders – priests, a teacher, an NGO coordinator, and the wife of the Archbishop – who have survived the twenty-one year civil war. Women’s Work / Women’s War: Voices ... Read More »Africa