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  • Student Ecumenical Essay Contest

    Students of the Consortium can enter the Essay Contest on academic and practical aspects of Christian Ecumenism.  Winners receive a cash prize and the opportunity for publication in the Eastern Churches Journal or on the Consortium website.  For complete information on topics, rules, and submissions please click:

    Ecumenical Essay Contest Flyer 2015



    Deadline for 2015 essays is  April 30, 2015.


    Congratulations to all Winners of the Ecumenism Essay Contest in Past Years:


    Andrew Cuff, Catholic University of America, Συμπροσευχή (Prayer): Defeating the Otherness Mentality with Joint Catholic-Orthodox Prayer

    Runner up, Ardaine Gooden of Howard University School of Divinity for his paper, Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue: Is this an End to an Era of Divide


    Good submissions, but no essay winners this year.


    Anastacia Wooden (CUA), “When You Gather as Church”

    Desiree Kameka (Wesley), “Student Internships in Ecumenism”


    John Georgopoulos (CUA), “Walking Side by Side in Christ”


    Marc DelMonico (WTU), “Apostolic Succession and Christian Unity”

    Lawrence King (CUA) “Christological Dialogue Between the Chalcedonian, Non-Chalcedonian, and Non-Ephesian Churches: Convergence or Impasse?”


    Lauri Mellinger, “A Distinctively Evangelical Spirituality”

    Janel Renee Baker, “Visible Unity: Public Mission of the Church”

    Mark Delmonico (WTU), “Apostolicity and Episkope in US Ecumenical Dialogue”

    Most winning essays have or will be published in “Eastern Churches Journal”.