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About episcoglobal

This is the official blog of the Office of Global Partnerships of the Episcopal Church.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence November 25th – December 10th, 2013  November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the first day of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child, one of the newest United Nations days of observance. The Reverend Heather Melton, who serves as the Missioner for the United Thank Offering and is the mother of one-year-old twin girls, … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace: Peace through play at Kakuma Refugee Camp

Sport might seem an unlikely activity to feature on the International Day of Peace (September 21). However, it is recognized as an excellent peacebuilding activity with its own annual UN International Day and an entire UN Office dedicated to Sport for … Continue reading

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Christians in the Middle East

The Rev. Canon Robert (Bob) Edmunds and his wife Deborah served as missionaries of The Episcopal Church in the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem from 2008 to 2011. Working with Archbishop Suheil Dawani, the Edmunds were physical representations of the longstanding … Continue reading

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Promoting health and well-being among indigenous Episcopalians Out of the depths have I called to you, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice; let your ears consider well the voice of my supplication. (Ps … Continue reading

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William Wilberforce, Anthony Ashley Cooper, and Serving God

Our guest blogger today is Stephen Smith of the Diocese of California. Currently a senior at Virginia Theological Seminary, Stephen served as a missionary in Grahamstown, South Africa with the Young Adult Service Corps. During Stephen’s two years in South … Continue reading

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He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries. Guest Blogger: Kirsten Lowell from the diocese … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Church Welcomes You

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries. Guest Blogger: Carlin Van Schaik from the … Continue reading

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The wisdom of little people

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries. Guest Blogger: Ryan Zavacky from the diocese … Continue reading

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Buen Vivir–Striving for “Good Living”

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries. Guest Blogger: Alan Yarborough from the dioceses … Continue reading

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