EES News

Living Into Our Baptismal Covenant in Response to the TRC Calls to Action: Trusting in the Wisdom of Our Voices, Bodies and Breath; Strengthening Witness and Leadership

Suzanne Ehly made two trips to work with communities of Indigenous and settler Anglicans within the Territory of the People. Her work included listening, learning, building relationships, leading workshops and coaching, to explicitly link their living into the Baptismal Covenant to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action. In addition to the ministry of … Read More »

Community Gardening

The Rev. Nandra Perry has enlisted the wider community to build a community garden at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Hearne, Texas. She intended that the garden would be the focal point for various community evangelism efforts, but found that interest in the garden and grounds came less from the neighborhood and more from the youth of … Read More »

Evangelical Witness Through Children’s Camps

Ms. Kathy Evans travelled with her spouse, the Rev. Boyd Evans, to Israel and Palestine for ten weeks during the summer of 2016. They worked at several summer camps in Ramallah, Zabadeh and Nazareth, which gave them a sense of the necessities and limitations of these programs. Combining these experiences  with their US camp experience enabled them to … Read More »

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 »

Healing and Reconciliation in Cameroon

She 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.

Sustainable Construction in Pine Ridge

He 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.

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 »

Parish Administration in Ghana

They 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.