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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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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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Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today, January 11th, is “Human Trafficking Awareness Day” (nationally recognized and declared by the United States Congress). Since the term “human trafficking” was originally coined in 2000, this form of “modern day slavery” continues to rise. Human trafficking for labor, … Continue reading

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DON’T SPEND CHRISTMAS ALONE, SPEND IT WITH THE “GLORY GIRLS”: Glorifying God wherever they go

Meet the “Glory Girls”, a group of women from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Prescott, Arizona who visited New York in October. Lynnaia Main, Global Relations Officer of the Episcopal Church, crossed paths with them by “divine chance” at the … 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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