Missionary Blogs

  • What a Way to Begin
    You only get one chance to make a first impression. How would you start a new journey? a new relationship? a new ministry? In John’s Gospel, Jesus’ first “sign” is turning water into ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-01-18
    2 days 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
    2 weeks 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
    2 weeks 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
    2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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
    4 weeks ago
  • A Wonderful Surprise from the UTO
    We recently received a wonderful, surprise gift from the United Thank Offering (UTO).  We received a letter from the Rev. Canon Heather Melton, Staff Officer at the UTO, that read in part “128 years ago, ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-12-12
    1 month ago
  • What is E-CARE?
    Some of the members of the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of Bagnen Oriente, participating in the community interview.Danny and Laura Ocampo are consultants that used to work for the development branch of the Episcopal Church ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-12-05
    2 months ago
  • Titles are hard!! Here’s an Update.
    Hi everyone! Sorry I’m late with this blog, things have gotten crazy busy here, but in a good way! I’ll just jump right in to what I’ve been busy with.At the end of October I celebrated ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2018-11-30
    2 months ago
  • ¡Cristo Rey!
    Sunday November 25th was a glorious day here in the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico – a day to celebrate the love of Christ our King (Cristo Rey)! Along with others on the communications team, ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-11-28
    2 months ago
  • Thanksgiving with Family
    The meeting of the St. Augustine Seminar took place at Lambeth Palace this past week, 21-23 November 2018. IMG_7571 The ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-11-25
    2 months ago
  • Guest Blog: Mme Stephanie Goodrich teaches Neuroanatomy!
    Second-year students in OT and PT,  wearing their best scrubs, with Mme Stephanie Goodrich, center, and with M Emmanuel Occidor, interpreter, who is wearing a jacket: November 9, 2018. Hello! Bonjou, bonswa! My name is ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-11-18
    2 months ago
  • Guest Post: Dr. Kyle Feldman PT, DPT
    I felt like a child on the first day of school. I woke up at 5:30 am ready to go. Sadly we did not start until 8 am so I did some personal reading and ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-10-18
    3 months ago