EES News

Treasure in the Field

Leer en Español Jennifer Allen is coordinating the development of Bethany House and Garden, a diocese of Kansas project of creation care and racial reconciliation. Treasure in the Field, her EES grant, is an effort to give the homeless a voice in community decision-making.  She has held numerous meetings with community members from a variety … Read More »

Bridges of Hope

Erika Jackson developed and offered  Bridges of Hope, a program of tutoring, vocational training and Bible study, to marginalized teenage girls in Ghana during the summer of 2018. Her work required that she collaborate with the Bishop, Diocesan staff, and others who have worked with the target population in Cape Coast.

The Church at Crossroads

Teresa Wakeen has launched a new worshipping community at the Crossroads Center, a social services outreach agency in Detroit. She leads three mid-week prayer services and one Sunday Singing Circle and Prayer service, along with a monthly family worship event that follows the Messy Church model. With New Mission Field designation in the Diocese of Michigan, Wakeen has … Read More »

Worcester Fellowship

She used the E-21 grant to bring guest musicians, a weekly Bible Study and monthly community meetings to the homeless congregation of Worcester Fellowship.

Chaplains on the Harbor

Inspired by her study of liberation theology at EDS, the Rev. Sarah Monroe used an EES grant to visit several street ministries and to research and prepare a series of Bible studies and liturgies for use with economic refugees in the Diocese of Olympia. Her subsequent work in the Chechalis River Basin of Grays Harbor County, Washington … Read More »

The Homeless as Evangelists

Dr. Lisa Kimball and the Rev. Marge McNaughton facilitated the ministry of evangelism by homeless members of the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC. Participants in the Gospel Art! program created original works of art and reproduced some of these on notecards. The art was sold at Epiphany, at the Eastern Market in Washington, DC, … Read More »