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ESC volunteers at a construction site

Participants in the Johnson Service Corps, an Episcopal Service Corps program in North Carolina, working on a Habitat for Humanity building site. From left to right: Mentor Joe Coates, Jim Douglas, Daniel Kamakura, Adwoa Asare, Christina Massee, Amanda Drury, Emily Pierce Douglas and Holly Mueller.
Photos courtesy of Adwoa Asare

Episcopal Service Corps brings young adults together to live and serve in community

At a time when millennials are abandoning religion and service programs, the Episcopal Service Corps is growing, in part because of a lean structure and partner-based funding model.

Sacramento police officers involved in the Cops & Clergy program raffle off a bicycle to a child at a community health fair at Ebenezer Christian Center. This kind of activity helps build relationships between police, clergy and congregations.
Photo courtesy of Sacramento Cops & Clergy

Congregations align with public institutions to serve the common good

From police departments to public schools, congregations are finding new partners -- and new mission opportunities -- as they team up to help the public sector be more effective.

Sharon Ranew, "the cake lady," bakes birthday cakes for every foster child in Burlington County, N.C. Photo by Alex Maness

A small N.C. church reaches out in big ways

At Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church in Haw River, NC, numbers don't matter, as the small rural church becomes a model of a kind of community outreach that many larger churches can only dream of.

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