by Colleen Peterson
(Lutheran Alumnae of one of our Diocesan EfM Seminar)

A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream.   The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the woman opened her bag to share her food.  The hun...

The Community of St. John Baptist

It is truly a privilege and an honor to have had the opportunity to be part of the program of Education for Ministry. Growing in my relationship with God has primary importance in my life I know that my participation in this in-depth B...

by Heather Webster

(a sermon offered to our Bishop and EfM students at the 2011 EfM Graduation service for the Episcopal Diocese of Newark and the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey)

One day an EfM classmate presented “What’s REAL?” from The Velveteen Rabbit our Theological...

St. Andrew's, Harrington Park

I first heard of EfM (Education for Ministry) a number of years ago. All I was told was that it was a four-year program - an in-depth study of the Bible. I didn' t have time to commit to the program but, as the years went on, I kept heari...

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for the Diocese of Newark

The Rev'd   Mark Waldon




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The School of Theology

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The University of the South

Sewanee, Tennessee

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Education for Ministry
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The University of the South
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