Missionary Blogs

  • Awww! Small But Mighty Five: Cheater Edition
    Joe and I have been back in the United States for about two weeks. It’s been really fun sharing photos and stories with friends since we arrived home. Going through photos seems a great time ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-07-16
    4 days ago
  • The Root of the Problem
    By now you’ve likely seen the photo from several weeks ago. Father, Oscar Alberto Martinez, and his two-year-old daughter, Angie Valeria, drowned in the Rio Grande as they attempted to cross into the United States. ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-07-14
    6 days ago
  • Sharing the latest news about Hope and Resurrection Secondary
    Suzanne Hicks and Panda speaking about Hope and Resurrection SecondaryI am excerpting some of the latest Hope for Humanity newsletter. There is good ... read more
    By: Jim and Mary Higbee – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-07-01
    3 weeks ago
  • Time For A Garage Sale!
    We are very grateful for the support of our community at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church as we step into this new season of life and work in Guatemala. As we prepare to move, Good Samaritan ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-06-18
    1 month ago
  • Boom
    Author, anthropologist, and artist Ali Qleibo stands at Damascus Gate on the second Saturday of Ramadan, on the way to the Centre for Jerusalem Studies to begin his lecture and walking tour of the Muslim ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-06-04
    2 months ago
  • Sign Up for Our Newsletter
    We’d love to stay in touch with you and keep you up to date on our life and work in Guatemala. We’ll be posting regular updates here, on our blog, but we’ll also be sending ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-06-03
    2 months ago
  • Caminata Da Vida with Raymond Arrieta
    Live from Guánica, PR on Wednesday May 29th, 2019, members of the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico Communications Team (including myself, Samairy Soto, and Rvdo. P. Edgar Giraldo) covered the 11th annual Caminata Da Vida ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-05-30
    2 months ago
  • Sad but not defeated
    I write with the shocking news that on May 26, Charles Kule Mitsagharu and Willis Binsiima, Ugandan math teachers at ... read more
    By: Jim and Mary Higbee – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-05-30
    2 months ago
  • Astounding
    Here’s my latest sermon for Sermons That Work. I had fun writing it. Hope you enjoy it as well. Day of Pentecost  In our lesson about Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit was poured out on ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-05-24
    2 months ago
  • Court decision in Edwardes College controversy favors church’s authority, so resolution may be near
    All friends of the Christian community in Pakistan and friends of Edwardes College and the Diocese of Peshawar are gladdened by the news that the Peshawar High Court has, in response to a suit filed ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2019-05-17
    2 months ago
  • Another Big One Wednesday
    Yesterday started a little slowly — too much Dominican coffee during Tuesday’s meeting made for a rocky night in the sleep department. But, I finally did get going, in time for the weekly Holy Communion ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2019-05-16
    2 months ago
  • Big Day Tuesday
    As the school year winds down (a world-wide phenomenon for teachers and administrators, whether they speak English or Spanish), La Junta de Educacion held a retreat for Rectores y administradores at La Oficina Diocesana. The ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2019-05-15
    2 months ago
  • Monday, Monday
    Work, work, work . . . Busy, busy, busy . . . I hardly had a moment to myself. Well, sort of. Monday was definitely a work day. I wrote a summary of our activities ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2019-05-14
    2 months ago
  • Penultimatum
    In these last three weeks of my fellowship in Jerusalem, I recognize that there are many things that I am seeing, doing, eating and even saying for some of the final times. Not ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-05-11
    2 months ago
  • The first and second week of Easter
    We’ve had an eventful couple of weeks. Georgie and I met this afternoon over tea in the garden and decided that it ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-05-04
    3 months ago