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ESC 2020-2021 Application, Discernment Quiz Now Available

November 4, 2019
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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 Episcopal Church,” says Wendy Johnson, ESC Network Coordinator. “ESC is also an opportunity for The Episcopal Church to express its commitment to transforming communities in the Way of Love by supporting these young adults as the hands and feet of the Jesus Movement.”

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

  • Serving others in solidarity
  • Promoting justice in community
  • Deepening spiritual awareness
  • Discerning vocation
  • Living simply

Everyone serving through ESC commits to a household Rule of Life and regular spiritual direction, discernment and community practices. During their #ServiceYear, Corps members receive housing, health coverage, and small stipends to cover living expenses, transportation and food. For many young adults, this year serves as an opportunity for vocational discernment broadly understood. Many of our participants move into positions of leadership within their local churches, the wider Episcopal Church, and community organizations.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until programs reach capacity. Placement offers are made beginning on #FirstOfferFriday, February 7, 2020.

Visit the ESC website for the application and discernment quiz as well as details about the application process and each ESC local program,

Questions about Episcopal Service Corps, contact Wendy Johnson,