Published: July 19, 2013
Mary E. Klassen
Katerina Friesen, an incoming Master of Divinity student, has been recognized by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) as a young leader who demonstrates gifts for ministry and a passion for service with others. She will receive a 2013 FTE Volunteers Exploring Vocation Fellowship, which provides up to $10,000 over three years to help meet expenses and to fund a ministry internsihp opportunity.
Friesen is from California and is a 2009 graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., in anthropology and human needs and global resources. At the time she applied to AMBS, she explained that for the previous three years her focus was on land-based ministry with an emphasis on urban agriculture and food security. She has been a an intern with Episcopal Service Corps and The Abundant Table Organic Farm Project. She also has been involved with Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries, a ministry to which Ched Myers gives leadership.
Read more about Katerina Friesen
- A 2010 interview on Trinity Wall Street site
- Katerina’s blog
- Episcopal Life online article about Katerina and other workers with the Abundant Table Organic Farm Project
- Abundant Table Organic Farm site (included video)
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