EES News

Standing Firm With Faith, Hope and Love in Time of Crisis

The Rev. Shadreck Kwagwanji was inspired by the widespread fear of vaccination, and the prevalence of mis-information, about COVID-19 in his home Niassa province of Mozambique. He dreamt of empowering church leaders to recognize themselves as the Body of Christ, to support one another, and to reflect God’s concern for all people, especially the most … Read More »

Women Evangelists

The Rev. Charles Chiutula discerned that women in the Anglican Diocese of Upper Malawi were not participating as leaders and evangelists in the mission of the church, both because of cultural expectations and the absence of a platform for their ministry. He used EES grant funds to hold a five-day training for 40 women from … Read More »

Youth Empowerment Through Evangelism

The Rev. Laban Agisa (right) brought together his training as an evangelist in the Church Army Africa, his experience with youth ministry in the Anglican Diocese of Nairobi, Kenya, and his training at the School of Theology, University of the South to plan and implement a training for youth evangelists. It was held at the … Read More »

Showing Mercy, Expressing Love Through Evangelism

  The Rev. Laban Agisa (pictured, left) held an evangelism campaign in summer 2019, based from St. Paul’s Parish, in the Diocese of Maseno West, Anglican Church in Kenya. His team included the Bishop’s Chaplain, the Rev. Martin Pesa; the Vicar of St. Paul’s, the Rev. Shem Ochieng; and key facilitator Pastor Philemon Odembo. Together they … Read More »

God’s Love and the LGBT+ Community

The Rev. Dr. Gavin Shumate convened “God’s Love and the LGBT+ Community,” a summit for PFLAG members and the welcoming Episcopal Churches of the Diocese of Oregon to facilitate discussion, mutual community, and commitment to justice. The summit was held in July ‘17 at St. Paul Episcopal Church in Salem, OR for 200 attendees. The conference … Read More »

Muslim/Christian Relations in Tanzania

The 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 »

Faith Formation 2020

She 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.

Reviving Church Camp in Cuba

Andrew 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 »

Interfaith Workshop

She held an interfaith (Jewish/Christian) workshop in NYC of musical performance and explanation of Psalms and Canticles.