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 thirsty for reconciliation. … Read More »
The Rev. Charles Chiutula recruited and trained a group of evangelists from twelve churches in Jali Parish, in the Anglican Diocese of Upper Shire in Malawi. The emphasis of the training was on prayerful preparation, following the model of Jesus, on using non-combative language in ministry, and on preparation for preaching. Following the training, two … Read More »
The Rev. Luis Coehlo is coordinating a project to provide a full translation into English and Spanish of the Brazilian BCP’s main rites, in order to foster liturgical renewal, enculturation and multicultural evangelization in LatinX/Latin-American contexts. He anticipates that the translation work will be complete in the fall of 2019 and that the publication will be … Read More »
The Rev. Canon Makweya Chanzah has established a new church in the East Bank of the Shire River in Southern Malawi. His grant work included identifying and training lay and ordained leaders and working with them to facilitate a crusade. The location is of deep historical significance to the Diocese, but is geographically difficult to access. … Read More »
The Rev. Bart Segu has returned to the Diocese of Kibondo, Tanzania to develop and offer a training series for church planters. Available to women and men, lay and ordained, the training focuses on Christian discipleship, Segu’s own church planting experience, and the knowledge he has gained through his studies at Sewanee. Segu believes that Christian … Read More »
The Rev. Mganulwa Masima developed and taught a catechesis on Anglicanism to youth in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika. She reached over 600 youth in 33 parishes, and found an eagerness to learn about worship, tradition, scripture and sacraments. Many youth in the diocese leave the Anglican church for pentecostal churches, but the Rev. Masima believes … Read More »
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 »
The Rev. Makweya Chanzah held a seven-day training for over 30 lay leaders in the Mulanje district of Southern Malawi. The training covered worship leadership, reading lessons in worship, and preaching. Participants are licensed by the Bishop, and licenses are renewable for five years with the parish priest’s collaboration. Fr. Chanzah has dreams of evangelism in … Read More »
Connie Wilson, who was Director of Communications at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary when the grant was awarded, traveled with a professional photographer and a professional videographer to the Diocese of Renk in Southern Sudan to film and photograph the work of the Episcopal Church in Sudan.
His offered workshops on lay preaching at St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary in the Philippines.