EES News

Suicide and Urgency of Evangelism in Malawi

Leer en Español There is a surge in attempted suicide in the Mangochi district of the Diocese of Upper Shire in Malawi, and the church marginalizes those who die by suicide, those who attempt it, and their grieving families. The Rev. Canon Will Madi dreamed of restoring life, hope and the love of God through … Read More »

Evangelism Through Community Farming

Leer en Español The Rev. Harris Woart is Priest-in-Charge of St. Luke Episcopal Church in Balia, Bong County, Liberia. The community is poor and subsists on farming palm trees for oil. Woart dreamed of seeing Christians sharing their life stories with other farmers to demonstrate how their faith has given them hope. He used grant … Read More »

Evangelism and Formation Through an African Descent Perspective

A professional educator, Audra Ryes dreams of sharing Christian faith with people of color through lessons and stories that affirm the participation of African descent in Anglican history. She participated in a cross-cultural immersion experience in the Diocese of Southern Malawi, led by her professor the Rt. Rev. James Tengatenga. The trip was funded in … Read More »

God of the Prisoners (Training of Trainers) ’23

Leer en Español The Rev. John Ng’oma, of the Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi, used grant funding during the summer of ’22 to train an interdenominational group of prison chaplains in best practices for approaching and counseling prisoners and sharing God’s word with them. The success of the program led him to envision expanding it … Read More »

God of the Prisoners ’22

Leer en Español The Rev. John Ng’oma, of the Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi, envisioned training an interdenominational group of prison chaplains in best practices for approaching and counseling prisoners and sharing God’s word with them. He held the training during the Summer of 2022, and reports that it was successful in attendance, in engagement … Read More »

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Through Evangelism

Leer en Español The Rev. Carolyne Adhola dreamed of offering transformation to widows and orphans in the Anglican Church of Kenya. She used grant funds during the summer of 2022 to teach about discernment, the importance of a rule of life, and practice contextual Bible Study. She intended to plant trees together, and to celebrate … Read More »

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

Leer en Español 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, … Read More »

Retreat on Racial Reconciliation in Burundi

Leer en Español The Rev. Simion Kinono dreams of a church that will prioritize racial reconciliation on its agenda. In December 2021, he held a four-day retreat in the Diocese of Buye, in Burundi. The twenty participants included ten Hutus and ten Tutsis, ten women and ten men. Kinono discovered that the retreat participants are … Read More »

Soccer League for Reconciliation

Leer en Español The Rev. Dominique Ciza dreams of seeing all ethnic communities within the Diocese of Buye (Burundi) evangelized and reconciled. To begin work on this dream, he founded a soccer league of three teams, each with a different ethnic composition (Hutu, Tutsi and Batwa). He convened nine evangelists from these groups and trained … Read More »