Episcopal Service Corps


November 2, 2020

The 2021-2022 Episcopal Service Corps (ESC) service year application period is open; find the discernment quiz and application here.

Episcopal Service Corps is a network of young adults ages 21-32 serving through locally organized intentional communities that are dedicated to:


May 13, 2020

Young adults between 21 and 32 considering a #ServiceYear through Episcopal Service Corps are invited to join ESC in an online Open House:

Tuesday, May 19 at 8:00pm Eastern / 7:00pm Central / 6:00pm Mountain / 5:00pm Pacific

“Through Episcopal Service Corps, young adults have an...

April 6, 2020

While much of the United States is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Episcopal Service Corps (ESC) continues to recruit young adults ages 21-32 for the 2020-2021 #ServiceYear. Find the discernment quiz and application here.

“Current Corps members as well as ESC alumnae are...

January 3, 2020

The New Year brings administrative changes to The Episcopal Church’s Department of Faith Formation as staff members The Rev. Shannon Kelly and Bronwyn Skov partially switch roles. Effective January 1, 2020, Kelly took on the role of director of the Department of Faith Formation. She will...

November 4, 2019

The Episcopal Service Corps (ESC) discernment quiz and application are now available for the 2020-2021 #ServiceYear.

“Episcopal Service Corps is an opportunity for young adults to focus on vocational discernment and spiritual formation while serving the needs of the world through the...

December 11, 2018

Young adults (21-32 years old) are invited to apply to serve as a member of the 2019-2020 Episcopal Service Corps.

Episcopal Service Corps is a nationwide network of locally organized and incorporated programs designed to provide young adults with an opportunity to serve others, promote...

October 29, 2018

Responding to General Convention resolution B017, the Episcopal Church’s Faith Formation Department and the Board of Directors of Episcopal Service Corps (ESC) announced today that the functions and tasks of the 501(c)(3) organized as Episcopal Service Corps will be transferred to the Faith...

February 13, 2014

By: Mike Angell

Letting the ground lay fallow, unplanted, unyielding, is an ancient practice.

Over the millennia we have of agricultural records, farmers have practiced some form of letting land rest, between rotating crops letting the soil just lay there for a time, fallow. In arid zones, this break...

November 20, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island] An exciting hurdle has been crossed by the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island’s Jonathan Daniels House (JDH) project, which aims to open a service-oriented intentional community for young adults. After three years of planning and preparing, last week JDH...