Category Archives: Mission

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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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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Saudades. Esperença. Justiça.

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: Rachel McDaniel from the … Continue reading

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World Mission Sunday- Feb 15, 2015

World Mission Sunday is an opportunity each year for Episcopal churches to celebrate worldwide ministry, and to think about the implication of our Baptismal promise to “seek and serve Christ in all persons,” (BCP 305).  Churches are involved through companion … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in prayer

Mary Higbe, after being on a team that worked with and trained teachers from the Anglican Diocese of Eldoret, June 2014: “I wrote of being asked by the Eldoret teachers to say the grace for tea. What I was given … Continue reading

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