By Gwen Kokes In my experience, people have had many opinions on “chance” and serendipitous moments. Some say chance and serendipity can be predicted in formulaic patterns; some say serendipity is unpredictable (those people tend to advise not to “leave things up to chance”); … [Read more...] about Serendipity
By Sharon Varghese For one of our recent seminars, we reflected on the passage “Doughnuts, Coffee, and Communion” from Word on the Street: Performing the Scriptures in the Urban Context (Stanley P. Saunders and Chuck L. Campbell, 2000). A few points stuck out to me as … [Read more...] about Environmental Justice and the Poor
By Jeevan Mathew Episcopal Service Corps – Maryland Reflections on Entering the New Year and Project Plase My time working at Project Plase as part of the Episcopal Service Corps – Maryland has been a rewarding, yet challenging experience so far. I am blessed to be part of a … [Read more...] about Entering the New Year
By Natalie Strait Creating a community while in Baltimore is something I’ve been challenging myself to continually work towards. The intentional community of the Gilead house is an integral part of my Baltimore community; but, as I quickly realized when I started this program, … [Read more...] about Creating Community
By ESC Director Welcome 2015-2016 Gileads. We are so happy you are here in Baltimore to join the ESC-MD community. Let your stories begin! … [Read more...] about Welcome Gileads!