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Biblical Arts for the homeless (2005)

The Rev. Dr. Margaret McNaughton-Ayers, Faculty
Virginia Theological Seminary
To create space and time for the homeless who attend worship at Epiphany Church in Washington, DC, on Sunday to integrate artistic expression with Biblical reflection.

Hebrew Courses for Renk Bible College, Sudan (2005)

Dr. Ellen Davis and the Rev. Richard J. Jones, Faculty
Duke Divinity School and Virginia Theological Seminary
To send two teaching teams to Renk Bible College in Southern Sudan for an intensive program in biblical Hebrew.

>>Final Report: Hebrew Courses for Renk Bible College, Sudan (2005)


Exploring the Scripture through the arts (2000)

Michael R. Sullivan, MDiv '00
School of Theology, University of the South (Sewanee)
A curriculum to utilize the arts, primarily clay sculpture, to explore the meaning of Holy Scripture for the unchurched adolescent and others, to create a lasting reminder of the Gospel.

A training program and manual for lay ministry to the elderly (1997)

The Rev. Peter A. Lane, MDiv '98
Virginia Theological Seminary
A manual, "Reaching Out - A Guide to Pastoral Care with the Elderly" to foster skilled lay pastoral visitation in nursing homes and long-term care facilities leading those who feel a call to this ministry, through a four-part examination rooted in both Scripture and the Prayer Book.

A Creative approach to Bible Study (2004)

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia B. Kittredge and Delda Skinner, Faculty Episcopal
Theological Seminary of the Southwest
To produce an adult education course organized around the most significant and least understood events in the biblical knowledge, integrating theology, history, art and hands-on creative and imaginative exercises.

Reading James in Haiti

The Rev. A. Katherine Grieb, Faculty
Virginia Theological Seminary
Travel for two participants in a pilot course in applied New Testament ethics, bringing together one canonical book (James) and one specific test case (Haiti) in order to take advantage of learning by immersion.

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