Missionary Blogs

  • ¡Hasta Pronto!
    Before leaving Puerto Rico on July 31st, I said farewell to those I worked so closely with at the Diocesan office this past year. We were able to gather to share a few words over ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-08-08
    3 months ago
  • Giving Thanks
    “What if you woke up today with only the things you gave thanks to God for yesterday?” The Rev. Mary Balfour Dunlap, Associate Rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Southern Pines, NC, began her sermon ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-08-04
    3 months ago
  • Wow! You’re Here!
    Welcome to my my debut blog post! I’m so glad you’re here! I’m so excited and happy to be going to South Africa this fall, and I hope that you enjoy following along with my ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2019-07-03
    4 months ago
  • Sharing the latest news about Hope and Resurrection Secondary
    Suzanne Hicks and Panda speaking about Hope and Resurrection SecondaryI am excerpting some of the latest Hope for Humanity newsletter. There is good ... read more
    By: Jim and Mary Higbee – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-07-01
    5 months ago
  • Pete is home!
    Hi everyone, Pete’s friend and website admin Holly here. Pete is home in RI, safe and sound. Please give him a couple days to rest before texts and emails. We appreciate your prayers and support! ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-06-13
    5 months ago
  • Last Post from Tanzania
    On Tuesday 5/28 Wendy, Sebi, and I hired a driver and van to go to Uganda. The van had lots of room for us and had air conditioning. We left early on Tuesday, traveled about ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-06-11
    5 months ago
  • Boom
    Author, anthropologist, and artist Ali Qleibo stands at Damascus Gate on the second Saturday of Ramadan, on the way to the Centre for Jerusalem Studies to begin his lecture and walking tour of the Muslim ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-06-04
    5 months ago
  • Caminata Da Vida with Raymond Arrieta
    Live from Guánica, PR on Wednesday May 29th, 2019, members of the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico Communications Team (including myself, Samairy Soto, and Rvdo. P. Edgar Giraldo) covered the 11th annual Caminata Da Vida ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-05-30
    6 months ago
  • Sad but not defeated
    I write with the shocking news that on May 26, Charles Kule Mitsagharu and Willis Binsiima, Ugandan math teachers at ... read more
    By: Jim and Mary Higbee – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-05-30
    6 months ago
  • Court decision in Edwardes College controversy favors church’s authority, so resolution may be near
    All friends of the Christian community in Pakistan and friends of Edwardes College and the Diocese of Peshawar are gladdened by the news that the Peshawar High Court has, in response to a suit filed ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2019-05-17
    6 months ago
  • Penultimatum
    In these last three weeks of my fellowship in Jerusalem, I recognize that there are many things that I am seeing, doing, eating and even saying for some of the final times. Not ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-05-11
    6 months ago
  • The first and second week of Easter
    We’ve had an eventful couple of weeks. Georgie and I met this afternoon over tea in the garden and decided that it ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-05-04
    6 months ago
  • Misconceptions
    A couple months ago I got to visit Butbut Proper with some representatives from the diocese of Westminster, Canada (a few pictured above). ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-05-03
    6 months ago
  • Spring Renewal, My Renewal
    Happy belated Easter, spring, and sun! Spring has finally shown its face in Liverpool and I’ve been told many times to enjoy the sun now, because it “definitely won’t last” and to “not get my ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2019-04-30
    7 months ago
  • Holy Week, Easter, and Pascua Juvenil
    What a pleasure to be apart of Holy Week and Pascua Juvenil (Youth Easter Event) in the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico. Pascua Juvenil is a four day event beginning on Maundy Thursday ending on ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-04-22
    7 months ago