MAY 31 - JUNE 4, 2021
Roslyn Retreat Center, Richmond, VA
PEP is a unique opportunity for seminarians and others studying for ministry in the Episcopal Church, to spend a week working on their preaching skills in company with fellow students from other seminaries and diocesan formation programs.
Since its inception 32 years ago PEP has hosted more than 1,500 seminarians who have gone on to become bishops, priests and deacons in the Episcopal Church, including the 26th Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori. We have learned that a successful event is a mix of worship and prayer, plenary sessions, preaching groups, workshops, fellowship and personal quiet time. At the heart of the experience is the preaching group whose essence is giving the students a place to preach in an environment of trust and learning, with an opportunity to grow from the feedback they receive.