Missionary Blogs

  • Day eight: The Mandala*
    *(Or the day that the Archbishop of Canterbury invited 1,451 people over for lunch.) The giant inflatable ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2022-08-03
    1 week ago
  • Day seven: Help, Thanks, Wow
    The last six minutes and twenty seconds of discussion on the Reconciliation Call. New York Times bestselling ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2022-08-03
    1 week ago
  • Day six (Lambeth Conference Schedule): (Monday)
    When I began reporting on Lambeth Conference, I counted our arrival day as one, and so as we approach the beginning of our second week at LC2022, I discover I am out of synch ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2022-08-03
    1 week ago
  • A Lot Happens in the Summer
    Several major events are happening again in the Episcopal schools now that schedules have returned to normal. Here are some photos, taken at several colegios in the Diocese that give you a good sense ... read more
    2 weeks ago
  • How on earth to think about the stark contrast between difficult, maybe impossible, stressors in Haiti, versus the fact that good things continue to happen in the learning community of FSRL?
    The reason I posted the photo essay (just before this) by the UN Humanitarian Council is to try to reconcile the contrasting messages that we are receiving and observing: the same messages we are ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2022-07-15
    4 weeks ago
  • A photo essay by the UN Humanitarian Outreach group
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2022-07-15
    4 weeks ago
  • A very clear and sensible public letter by Dr Gerald Oriol Jr, former Secretary of State for Integration of Handicapped Persons, and godparent of our second graduating class: What DOES Haiti need to do now, in the growing chaos?
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2022-07-04
    1 month ago
  • Next Stop: Summer Vacation
    Keeping the blog going with a few photos from end-of-year celebrations at a number of colegios around the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic. Here are the events with short captions to explain what ... read more
    1 month ago
  • Sights
    This is how bananas grow. read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2022-06-07
    2 months ago
  • I Have Returned from the Return of the Missionary, Day 8
    A brief posting to confirm that I arrived home early Sunday morning, in time to smoke lots of pork ribs and brisket for our annual (but suspended for 2 years) Memorial Day BBQ. A ... read more
    2 months ago
  • Tree on the Roof
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    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2022-05-25
    3 months ago
  • Children
    I wanted to share some smiling faces I’ve met while I’ve been here! Godspeed, Peter read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2022-05-16
    3 months ago
  • Bishop of Peshawar reports on killings and declares church will continue to be ‘Living Epistle of Christ’ in Pakistan
    Peshawar Bishop Humphrey Sarfaraz Peters yesterday wrote to the board of Bridges to Pakistan about the Jan. 30 targeted attack on leaders in the Diocese of Peshawar: The Rev. Patrick Naeem, our Diocesan Mission Secretary ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2022-02-14
    6 months ago
  • Women in Mission to be theme of May 12-14 Global Mission Conference online
    Women in Mission will be the theme of the 2022 Global Mission Conference sponsored by the Global Episcopal Mission Network, and it will be held May 12-14 online via Zoom. Ideas about how ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2022-01-05
    7 months ago
  • Humility, Inclusion, Companionship – Board identifies three core values of GEMN
    Humility, Inclusion, Companionship – these are the three core values that the Board of Directors of the Global Episcopal Mission Network focused on at their annual extended board meeting, which was held online on ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-12-16
    8 months ago