Monthly Archives: August 2012

Walking in Two Worlds: Nellie Brings Messages from Indigenous Peoples to the United Nations

In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9th), the Global Partnerships Office has been featuring a four-part interview with Nellie Adkins (Chickahominy, Diocese of Virginia), one of fourteen Anglican/Episcopal delegates who participated in the 11th … Continue reading

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Jared Grant Departs for Lesotho

Jared Grant (Diocese of Western North Carolina) graduated from Appalachian State University in May with a BA in Appalachian Studies. He will serve in the Diocese of Lesotho, in the Anglican Province of Southern Africa, where he will work at … Continue reading

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Ashley Bingaman Heads to Haiti

YASCer Ashley Bingaman from the Diocese of Virginia departs for Port-au-Prince, Haiti today. She is a graduate of Shenandoah University and will be working with Holy Trinity School of Music for her year of service. Keep up with Ashley on … Continue reading

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Walking in Two Worlds: Nellie Adkins Advocates at the United Nations and Back Home

In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9th), the Global Partnerships Office has been featuring a four-part interview with Nellie Adkins (Chickahominy, Diocese of Virginia), one of fourteen Anglican/Episcopal delegates who participated in the 11th … Continue reading

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Benjamin and Elizabeth Locher En Route to Tanzania

Young Adult Service Corps missionaries Benjamin and Elizabeth Locher, of the Dioceses of Virginia and Washington, are in flight to Tanzania. They will serve in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika, at the Msalato Theological College in Dodoma. Elizabeth will teach … Continue reading

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Walking in Two Worlds: Bishop Katharine and the Office of Indigenous Ministries at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9th), the Global Partnerships Office has been featuring a four-part interview with Nellie Adkins (Chickahominy, Diocese of Virginia), one of fourteen Anglican/Episcopal delegates who participated in the 11th … Continue reading

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Ryan Abrams Touches Down in Costa Rica

YASCer Ryan Abrams has arrived in Costa Rica! Ryan Abrams is from Wilmington, NC. He recently graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in International Studies with a concentration in Latin America. He will be spending the next … Continue reading

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Walking in Two Worlds: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today, August 9th, is the 18th annual International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, which was first proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1994. The theme of this year’s International Day is “Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices,” which, … Continue reading

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Cameron Spoor is in South Africa!

Cameron Spoor, who hails from the Diocese of Texas, just arrived in South Africa today. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and a M. Ed. in Educational Psychology, both from Texas A&M University in College Station. He will be spending … Continue reading

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Jenny Korwan’s Kenya Adventure Begins

YASCer Jenny Korwan is a native of Marietta, Georgia and has been an active member of St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church and Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Jenny studied social work at the University of Georgia. For the next year, she will be … Continue reading

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