Historic Churches in Tiny Towns

Sunday, August 9, Father Sandy preached at Immanuel Episcopal Church in LaGrange, Tennessee. His sermon follows... It was the end of a long, cold day, and we had been on the road for hours. Everyone in our traveling group wanted to go back to the hotel for a hot shower and a warm meal, but our enthusiastic tour guide would not give up on that one last stop. We asked him to make it mercifully brief. Our motorcoach pulled into Capernaum at dusk. The historic synagogue was at the... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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The Faces of City of Soul: Raina James Workman

Raina James Workman will be based at Church of the Holy Communion  and work at the Metropolitan Interfaith-Association (MIFA) . Hometown: Wooster, Ohio – although I’ve mostly been stationed in Marlboro, Vt. for the past four years. School(s)/degree(s): History/medieval studies, Marlboro College Previous professional life: For my last two years of college I worked as a student assistant librarian for the Rice-Aron Library . I really loved my job, and enjoyed the... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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The Faces of City of Soul: Jasmine Stansberry

Jasmine P. Stansberry will be based at Grace-St. Luke’s  and will work at the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office . Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee School(s)/degree(s): B.A., history, University of Memphis Previous professional life: Juvenile Court Child Appointed Special Advocate , Shelby County, Tenn. How did you find out about Episcopal Service Corps? I found out about Episcopal Service Corps after a friend of mine emailed me a link to a website with... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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The Faces of City of Soul: Adam Nelson

Adam Nelson will be based at Church of the Holy Communion and work at Emmanuel Center . Hometown: Memphis, Tenn. School(s)/degree(s): B.A., public policy, University of Chicago Previous professional life: Youth pastor at St. George’s Episcopal Church ; music teacher at Music For Aardvarks How did you find out about Episcopal Service Corps? I was recruited by the Reverend Hester Mathes of Holy Communion. I’m so glad she encouraged me to apply! What... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Monday, August 3, 2015
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The Faces of City of Soul: Kayla Deep

Kayla will be based at Grace-St. Luke’s and work at  St. Columba Episcopal Conference and Retreat Center . Hometown: Numerous – most recently the lovely Rome, Ga. School(s)/degree(s): B.A. in English, Sewanee: The University of the South Previous professional life: Graduated in May 2015 – right now I’m a shopkeeper! How did you find out about Episcopal Service Corps? I heard about ESC because some postgraduates who were interested in establishing an ESC... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Saturday, August 1, 2015
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