Category Archives: Community Development

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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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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Donkeys, Plows, and Gender-Based Violence

Our guest blogger for today is the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church. During these 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, I’ve been thinking about donkeys and plows. Late last month, … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be Displaced?

Several members of the Global Partnerships Office are attending the Global Episcopal Mission Network’s 2013 conference in Bogota, Colombia. Below are some thoughts and reflections on our experiences so far. We often hear about internally displaced persons on the news. … 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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