Missionary Blogs

  • Running Tour of CapeTown
    A couple of weeks ago, while Joe was suffering from his breakfast injury (and before we knew it was more than just something that would feel better in a couple of hours), I got to ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-03-23
    2 days ago
  • I couldn’t do this without you!
    When I arrived in September 2018, I never imagined Puerto Rico would be this much of a life changing and incredible experience. Working for the Communication and Digital Evangelism Office of the Episcopal Diocese of ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-03-18
    1 week ago
  • Bible Carrying Episcopalians
    Right after I told Heran to go make Padi Elvie smile.I have grown up in a time where it is hard to avoid all ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-03-14
    2 weeks ago
  • What’s going on in Haiti, and how does our life with FSRL fare these days?
    Hello!  As always I have to apologize for long delay in posting.  But happily I was invited by the parish of St. Thomas’s, Hamilton NY, (where we were when we started off on this adventure), ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2019-02-28
    4 weeks ago
  • Pastoral Care by Post—a Spider Project Update
    The Spider Project (aka Arachnid Agape—thanks to our friend and colleague Della Wells, Episcopal Volunteer in Mission serving in Jerusalem) continues thanks to a skilled chaplain, a wise and compassionate friend and colleague. When people ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-02-23
    1 month ago
  • Our Rule of Life
    A Happy (very belated!) Christmas from the three Tsedaqah interns, Felicity, Sam, and me!This month’s blog is a little bit different from previous entries. Rather than a play by play of my going on’s for the ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2019-02-19
    1 month ago
  • The Theologian We Need Today!
    In a recent column David Brooks writes that in an age of division, fragmentation and isolation, Josiah Royce is “the philosopher we need today.”  Having devoted a large portion of my book The Origins and ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-01-29
    2 months ago
  • Partnership for World Mission Conference in England focused on reconciliation
    Reflecting an intensifying theme in mission circles worldwide, the annual Partnership for World Mission Conference (PWM) of the Church of England held in Nottinghamshire in November focused on the missional imperative of reconciliation amid the ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2019-01-21
    2 months ago
  • Three Kings and an Epiphany to remember!
    As I mentioned in my last post, the Christmas holiday season in Puerto Rico doesn’t end on the 25th, instead the festivities continue until mid-January. This year we celebrate El día de los Tres Reyes Magos or Epifanía ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-01-07
    3 months ago
  • HEART-FELT THANKS at the turning of the year!
    HEART-FELT THANKS ! For a long vacation (all the twelve days of Christmas!) from any kind of work: time away, with Donnel, our kids Aidan and Chase, and the wonderful and wholesome companions of our ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2019-01-06
    3 months ago
  • YASC Reflection
    My name is Mitchel Bibelheimer, and I have been serving as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) volunteer in the Philippines for almost four months. As 2019 begins I look back to where I ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-01-05
    3 months ago
  • A Filipino Christmas
    Dexter introducing the cast to the audienceWhen I think of Christmas, I think of family. For me a typical Christmas would start on Christmas Eve when we have a lunch with close friends and an ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-01-02
    3 months ago
  • “Misas de Aguinaldo” and Christmas in Puerto Rico
    The Diocesan Center decorated with Christmas trees, ready for a joyous holiday season.The beautiful and elaborate Nativity Scene on display at the Diocesan Center in Trujillo Alto, PR.“La Navidad Boricua” (A Puerto Rican Christmas) is ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-12-28
    3 months ago
  • NY Times’s ‘Ethicist’ columnist offers insightful view of evangelism and Christian mission
    A remarkably balanced view of evangelism, Christian mission and the relationship between the two was offered by the regular ‘Ethicist’ columnist Kwame Appiah in the Dec. 23 edition of the New York Times Magazine in ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2018-12-28
    3 months ago
  • Blessed Christmas to Global Episcopal Mission Network and all global mission activists!
    Dear All, Christmas celebrates God’s own boundary crossing, God moving to a frontier to do something entirely new – taking flesh in the human story. God created humanity in God’s very image. In the ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2018-12-23
    3 months ago