Interim Executive Director

Jed Dearing

Jed Dearing serves as Interim Executive Director for ESC. He participated in the development of the Confluence Year Episcopal Service Corps Program in Columbus, Ohio, and has served as their program director since it’s inception in 2012. Jed serves the Diocese of Southern Ohio establishing intentional communities and training pioneer ministers. Jed is passionate about intentional community, and worships with St. John's Episcopal Franklinton, where he is a community organizer advocating against unjust housing and policing in impoverished neighborhoods. He recently completed a pilgrimage across the UK visiting Anglican fresh expressions, intentional communities, and pioneer ministries while exploring the formation of ministers for these emerging communities of faith. Jed studied theology and business at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and has a background in youth ministry and Christian Community Development.

Meet The Board

Executive Committee


Jason Sierra

Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group
Washington, DC


Sarah Nolan

Program Director, Abundant Table Farm Project
Camarillo, CA


Emmy Corey

PhD Student, Emory University, Ethics and Society.
Former Program Director, Sycamore House Service Corps
Harrisburg, PA

At-Large Members

The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Director, Networking for the Diocese of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Suzanne Edwards-Acton

Program Director for Jubilee Episcopal Urban Intern Program

Scott Lybrand

Seminarian, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL.
Former Program Director, The Julian Year

The Rev. David Turner

Program Director, Creation Care
Director, Camp Mokule’ia
Waialua, HI