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
- Deepening spiritual awareness
- Discerning vocation
- Living in community
Everyone serving through ESC commits to a year of volunteer local service, as well as a household Rule of Life, regular spiritual direction, discernment and community practices. Corps members receive housing, health coverage, and small stipends to cover living expenses, transportation and food.
The ESC network is convened by the Faith Formation Department of the Episcopal Church and guided by the Program Directors from each ESC site. Each year, an ESC Advisory Council is appointed to provide guidance and support for the work of the ESC network. The Advisory Council is: