Missionary Blogs

  • 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
    2 months 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 months 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
    3 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
    4 months ago
  • E-CARE hosts international development training
    Twenty-two Anglicans from Myanmar and Mexico journeyed to the Diocese of Santiago for E-CARE’s annual International Development Training, eager to learn how to develop the economic wellbeing of their communities. They came to see how ... read more
    By: Kellan Lyman – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-08-20
    4 months ago
  • First Post from Tanzania!
    Greetings from Dodoma!Apologies for the delay in posting - I did not have proper internet access for much of the last two weeks, so this has been my first chance to load up my blog. Updates ... read more
    By: Greg Steffensen – TanzaniaPosted: 2018-08-08
    4 months ago
  • Moved by His Episcopal Christian Faith, Reverend Charles Graves IV Uses Advocacy and Service to Right the Wrong and Help Those in Need
    The following article was written by Mr. Saad Ghosn for Streetvibes, an independent newspaper in Cincinnati whose sales benefit the homeless community in the city. The article was published July 27, 2018. ** Words appearing ... read more
    By: Charles Graves – ItalyPosted: 2018-08-07
    4 months ago
  • All good things must come to an end…or should they?
    August 2, 2018 8:20 am Buenos días San José, This post is for you. Exactly 3 days until I leave you. Until I leave all the wonderful things you have offered me. My time here ... read more
    By: Aspen Gomez – Costa RicaPosted: 2018-08-02
    5 months ago
  • GC2018: GEMN highlights global mission at General Convention
    This is the third in a series of blogposts on events and actions related to global mission at the 2018 General Convention, held July 3-13 in Austin, Texas. The global dimension of the Episcopal Church’s ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2018-07-30
    5 months ago
  • GC2018: Convention approved new Standing Commission on World Mission– but it wasn’t funded, so it’s moot
    This is the second in a series of blogposts on events and actions related to global mission at the 2018 General Convention, held July 3-13 in Austin, Texas. Bottom line of the following fairly long ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2018-07-28
    5 months ago
  • GC2018: Church exhorted to embrace global mission companionship
    This is the first in a series of blogposts about events and actions related to global mission at the 2018 General Convention of the Episcopal Church, held in Austin, Texas, July 3-13. A remarkable aspect ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2018-07-27
    5 months ago
  • Ship Visitor Training and Seafarer Center Scouting in Tahiti
    A few weeks ago my boss aka the Regional Director for the Mission to Seafarers in Oceania, Lance Lukin, and I went to Tahiti to train some prospective ship visitors and begin the process of ... read more
    By: Zach Jeffers – Hong KongPosted: 2018-07-23
    5 months ago
  • A provincial church’s journey to self-reliance & sharing
    Walking up the small hill to St. Stephen's Parish of Namillangan, Alfonso Lista, Ifugao Province, visitors are welcomed by good energy. Perhaps from the cool space shaded by the tall mango trees planted by the ... read more
    By: Kellan Lyman – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-07-17
    5 months ago
  • Yesterday & Today
    Yesterday was any normal Friday. On Fridays Aspen and I go to the Hogar Escuela in Heredia, so we took the bus to get to the train station, and then took the train to get ... read more
    By: Eleanor Duncan Campbell – Costa RicaPosted: 2018-07-14
    5 months ago
  • A TZ Throwback Playlist
    I'm gonna make a list of songs that fulfill two criteria: a) they're songs I liked or even love the last time I was in Tanzania, at ages 12-13, and b) they speak to me ... read more
    By: Greg Steffensen – TanzaniaPosted: 2018-07-11
    5 months ago