Missionary Blogs

  • Morning Prayer for Tuesday November 24
    Welcome to brief (under 14 minutes) Morning Prayer! Today’s conversational reflection is on 1 Corinthians 3:10-23, a hope-filled scolding of the church. (Click on Morning Prayer to go to a link where you ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-11-23
    4 hours ago
  • Morning Prayer for Thursday November 12
    Welcome to brief (just over 12 minutes) Morning Prayer. Today’s conversational reflection is on Luke 17:20-25, Jesus responds to questions about when and where the Kingdom of God will come.  (Click on Morning Prayer ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-11-11
    2 weeks ago
  • School Begins in the Diocese of the Dominican Republic!
    I am sending you “all the freshest news fit to print” with this blog post. This afternoon, I attended the Lanzamiento del Ano Escolar 2020-2021, the official opening of school programs in the Diocese ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-11-04
    3 weeks ago
  • Morning Prayer for Tuesday November 3
    Welcome to brief (11 minutes) Morning Prayer! Today’s Today’s conversational reflection is on Luke 14:15-24, God’s expansive guest list, and ours.  (Click on Morning Prayer above to go to a link where you can ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-11-02
    3 weeks ago
  • Next three Mission Thursdays will explore global engagement amid pandemic
    How to explore global mission during the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of Mission Thursdays with GEMN, a series of online gatherings convened by the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) in September for conversation with ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2020-09-09
    3 months ago
  • School Days, Covid-Style
    My father passed on a couple of lessons that “stuck”. A person has to keep her/his promises, he insisted. So, I said at some point in these postings that I would update you about the ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-08-11
    3 months ago
  • September Mission Thursdays with GEMN will explore global engagement amid pandemic
    How to explore global mission during the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of Mission Thursdays with GEMN, a series of four online gatherings in September for conversations with Episcopal mission activists convened by the Global ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2020-08-11
    3 months ago
  • Thresholds
    On Wednesday April 1st, I woke up to the news that Muttrah had been identified as the epicenter of COVID-19 in Oman and would accordingly be isolated from the rest of the country until further ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2020-06-28
    5 months ago
  • Global mission study series for congregations is published by GEMN
    Questing: The Way of Love in Global Mission has been published by the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) on Amazon for ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2020-06-27
    5 months ago
  • Out of Quarantine
    Hello all! I hope you are well. I have now been officially home for 2 weeks, and since I am exhibiting no symptoms, I am out of quarantine! Quarantine at home meant I mostly stayed ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-06-19
    5 months ago
  • It’s Been a Long Road, Getting from There to Here
    Well, as I promised in my last blog post, I have come home from South Africa. If this is news to you, you can read all about why and how I came to that decision ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-06-07
    6 months ago
  • I’m Heading Home
    Hello all! I’m afraid the title says it all. I’ve decided that given the state of the world that it makes the most sense for me to come home. I’m so glad the decision to ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-05-30
    6 months ago
  • Actualizacion Virtual
    Time for another virtual update on education life in the Dominican Republic. A quick one but a newsy and important one, nevertheless. The Diocesan Department of Episcopal Education continues to wrestle with challenges posed by ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-05-25
    6 months ago
  • 50 Days in Muttrah
    Fifty days ago, I woke up to the news that my neighborhood Muttrah had been identified as the epicenter of COVID-19 in Oman and thus would be isolated from the rest of the country until ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2020-05-20
    6 months ago
  • Returning
    I have been back in Oklahoma for about a month now. I have been really enjoying my time at home, but I think ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2020-04-27
    7 months ago