Missionary Blogs

  • San Francisco de Asís
    On October 7th, I visited the Episcopal Church called La Sagrada Familia to worship with the parish, where the community and Rev. Alirio welcomed a group of Pelican missionaries (Padre Alirio has had a long ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-10-15
    3 days ago
  • Harvest, Hot Pots, and Hats, oh my!
    A month has gone by! Wow! Time really does fly when you are doing something new. To summarize in just a few short sentences, this past month has been equally challenging and rewarding. I experienced ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2018-10-15
    4 days ago
  • The Scarred Lion of Judah
    In the Christian tradition, Jesus has often been portrayed as the Lion of Judah. This is based on a passage from Revelation (5:5), which says, “Then one of the elders said to me, ‘Do not ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-10-15
    4 days ago
  • One body
    The scenery for our roadtrip to Pasnadan. 1 Corinthians: The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-10-14
    4 days ago
  • New students begin on October 5th 2018
    The new students are here!  Even though classes have been in session since the beginning of September for the second, third, and fourth years, the students of the first year just arrived, on the 5th ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-10-14
    5 days ago
  • Home again, home again
    It’s been over a month now since I returned to the United States. I’ve been bouncing around so much, however, that it still feels somewhat unreal. When I first got back, I was asked to ... read more
    By: Ben Hansknecht – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-10-13
    6 days ago
  • What is YASC and this blog all about?
    This post was written in the circumstance that you've come across this blog and are unaware of what it is I do or what the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC for short) is or why ... read more
    By: Zach Jeffers – Hong KongPosted: 2018-10-10
    1 week ago
  • A Year After Maria 9/20/18
    On Thursday September 20th, a year after hurricane Maria ended, the R.E.D.E.S. Team, Diocesan of PR staff, San Lucas Episcopal Hospital staff, and many other volunteers, spent the important day in Yabucoa for the 14th ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-10-03
    2 weeks ago
  • First 336 Hours
    I have officially lived in the Philippines for two weeks. These past two weeks have brought new experiences everyday, all of which I want to share with you, but no one has time to ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-09-30
    3 weeks ago
  • Talking at St. Luke’s Wadestown
    A few months ago my boss and Wellington Mission to Seafarers Chaplain, Lance Lukin, and I were invited to celebrate and preach (respectively) at a parish called St. Luke's in a suburb of Wellington called ... read more
    By: Zach Jeffers – Hong KongPosted: 2018-09-26
    3 weeks ago
  • La Bienvenida
    It has been such an incredible first week in Puerto Rico I knew there was no way I coulde write a short blog post so heads up… this will probably be the longest post I ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-09-22
    4 weeks ago
  • Settling In
    I arrived in Liverpool after a long (slightly tumultuous) flight and was greeted by some rain, wind, and Rev. Malcolm! He showed me a part of the city, and after some lunch (a bowl of ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2018-09-19
    4 weeks ago
  • The Sacrificial Rose
    When we lived in Annapolis, Maryland, a great place for sailing, a friend told us about the Sacrificial Anode, a piece of metal that people affix to their boats.  The sacrificial anode will corrode and, ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-09-08
    1 month ago
  • NEW new beginnings!
    What a year! 2017-2018, all wrapped up! What a summer!  I’ve been home for most of August in Montana and California! Aidan, Chase, Donnel, and Janet at Chase’s home, Dhammadharini Monastery in Penngrove, California It’s ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-08-30
    2 months ago
  • Sink or Swim
    I have always had a lot of respect for teachers. They go through a lot of training and take a lot of hours for pretty low pay.I'm starting to get why they go through all ... read more
    By: Greg Steffensen – TanzaniaPosted: 2018-08-28
    2 months ago