Category Archives: Young Adult

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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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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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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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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Nina Boe is (Finally!) in Brazil!

Following a lengthy visa process, our seventeenth (and final) volunteer of the 2012 Young Adult Service Corps has arrived in Sao Paulo! Nina Boe (Diocese of Olympia) is a Seattle, WA native who is excited to serve in Brazil. This … Continue reading

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Reflection on Gender-Based Violence: Spencer Cantrell

Recently the Episcopal Church joined the International Anglican Women’s Network in commemorating the 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence. This campaign was started in 1991 by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute and is observed annually by Anglicans worldwide. The International … Continue reading

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