EES News

Healing and Wholeness Retreat

They planned and convened a healing retreat for female and gay male victims of violence and abuse, held in the Diocese of Long Island.

Evangelism in Episcopal Schools

Bassett 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 »

Reynolds Price and Mercy

He 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.

Faith-Based Environmental Stewardship

They studied sustainable agriculture at the Asian Rural Institute in Japan and implemented a program of faith-based environmental stewardship at Yale Divinity School.

The Theology Studio

He 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.

Exploring Emergent Communities

She 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.

Community Organizing and Evangelism

He 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.

Unshackled

Aimee 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 Facebook

The Community for Missional Leadership Formation, Dallas

She 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.