EES News

Community for the Common Good

Emily and Ragan Sutterfield have developed a multimedia curriculum for parish use, on responding to climate change. The multi-week class includes prayers, interviews, activities, and facilitated discussions designed to help congregations explore their shared experience in facing climate change, how they perceive the church’s role in responding to climate change, and what steps can be taken … Read More »

EVN: Episcopal Video Network

With acting and production experience in Los Angeles, Christian Anderson interned during summer ’15 in the video department of Trinity Wall Street  to cultivate a uniquely Episcopal focus to video production. He then developed the EVN program: Episcopal Video Network, in collaboration with a team from his field parish. The program is a fun and accessible … Read More »

Teaching Mission in S. Sudan

He 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.

Teaching Mission to Sudan

She taught Anglicanism, Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Conflict and Reconciliation at Renk Theological College in southern Sudan.

Mission to Tanzania

The 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.

“Media and Ministry” for the Chinese Convocation

Canon 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 »

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 »

Community of Hope Program in Malawi

He 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.

Anglicanism in Malawi

He taught, studied and lived in community at Leonard Kamungu Theological College in Malawi.

Biblical 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 »