Category Archives: Africa

Hallelujah Anyhow

The following is a reflection on Luke 21:1-4 offered by Young Adult Service Corps missionary Paul Daniels, II of the Diocese of North Carolina at this year’s missionary orientation. He will be serving as a student minister at the Cathedral … Continue reading

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YASCer Brian Orlay Arrives in Tanzania!

Young Adult Service Corps volunteer Brian Orlay (Diocese of New York) has landed in Africa! Brian will serve as the Program and Project Coordinator for The Carpenter’s Kids Program in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika in the Anglican Church of … Continue reading

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Making the Product Better

Sam McDonald, the Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission of The Episcopal Church, recently visited Kenya. During his time in Nairobi, he visited two Episcopal Church missionaries who work in the area. Many thanks to Sam for sharing … Continue reading

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Mission is Alive and Jesus Christ Proclaims it on this Continent: A View from Cameroon

In September, the Reverend Canon Petero Sabune, The Episcopal Church’s Partnership Officer for Africa, attended the triennial meeting of the Francophone Network of the Anglican Communion in Douala, Cameroon. He reflected on the importance of the Francophone Network’s presence there … Continue reading

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YASCer Holly Milburn Arrives in Cape Town!

Holly is taller than most people. She loves UK basketball and Beyonce. New York City stole her heart when she moved there to serve in the Episcopal Service Corps. What a conflict it would be if Cape Town did the … Continue reading

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A Visit to Ghana

The Rev. Canon Petero Sabune, the Episcopal Church’s Partnership Officer for Africa, recently visited the Diocese of Cape Coast in Ghana. During his visit, he met with the Rev. Dr. Jenny Coley, a missionary from the Diocese of Long Island. … 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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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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UNCSW Reflections: Debbie Smith, Diocese of Missouri

Our guest blogger for today is Debbie Smith from the Diocese of Missouri. She is attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women with the Anglican Women’s Empowerment delegation. She is the coordinator of the Diocese of Missouri’s companion … Continue reading

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