Alan Yarborough

I am a volunteer with the Young Adult Service Corps of the Episcopal Church. I'm living and serving in Haiti for the next year, working in economic and leadership development as a development assistant in Cange. 

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International Women's Day

Today was Cange's first celebration of Jounen Mondyal Fanm, International Women's Day. Here are some pictures of the festivities.   ... [Read More]
Carlin Van Schaik

My name is Carlin Van Schaik and I will be spending this year serving as a missionary through the Young Adult Service Corps of this Episcopal Church.I will working in Leyte in the Philippines with the Episcopal Church of the Philippines.

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Lubuagan Weaving Festival

Lubuagan, Kalinga is a community of around 30,000 individuals in the Cordillera Mountains of Northern Luzon. The main livelihood of the people is farming with rice as the primary crop. The production of handicrafts by traditional methods still contributes greatly to the livelihood of the community. Crafts include woven materials, ... [Read More]
Carolyn Hockey

This year, with the support of friends, family, and my church communities, I am participating in the Young Adult Service Corps in Bujumbura, Burundi! Follow my ramblings about it here.

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The Soul That Lives Within

Often at Holy Cross School where I'm working now I watch over the learners while they play before and after school and while they take their break in the day. A group of the grade 2 girls in particular has taken to hanging around me during these times. As we ... [Read More]
Charlotte File

Serving in the Diocese of Yokohama, Japan, Charlotte is an education and international exchange program assistant at the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project, Kiyosato.

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Tea Ceremony and Story Time at Seisen-Ryo

         So I know one of my main purposes here is to provide international exchange and share what I know and teach about my culture, but sometimes I am the one that gets to learn and those are some of my favorite days! Not only do I get to ... [Read More]
David Holton

David is teaching at Easter College in Baguio City in the Diocese of North Central Philippines.

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Sorry I can't...I have choir

One nice thing about being a musician is it makes you part of a tribe. Like magnets we attract each other and discourse about forces incomprehensible to the non-adept. Classical musicians, being scattered few and far between, are especially prone to this magnetism. So two of the first friends I ... [Read More]
Fred Addy

Fred is serving with the Hogar Escuela in Heredia, in the Diocese of Costa Rica.

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DIOS BENDICE TU TRABAJO

A medida que ha avanzado mi estancia misionera en la Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal, me he visto expuesto a superar miedos pero sobretodo a entender que Dios bendice mi trabajo, sin importar cual sea.En momentos sentí que no tenia sentido mi viaje misionero, pues al no tener asignación fija pensé ... [Read More]
 
Hannah Perls

Serving in the Diocese of El Salvador, Hannah is the assistant to the executive director of Fundacion Cristosal, San Salvador.

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Ya meet some pretty unassumin' people...

It hit me, walking through the Jacksonville airport at 1:30am this morning, that everything started there. 2 years ago. That's where I met my fellow YASCers for the first time, one by one, as we all arrived for this mysterious thing called discernment. I'm in Florida now for the Consortium ... [Read More]
Joel Martinez

Después de un largo proceso de visado y de tantas pruebas y dificultades, al fin ya estoy en España como misionero de YASC. Doy gracias a Dios y a las personas que me eligieron para cumplir esta grata misión.

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DIOS BENDICE TU TRABAJO

A medida que ha avanzado mi estancia misionera en la Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal, me he visto expuesto a superar miedos pero sobretodo a entender que Dios bendice mi trabajo, sin importar cual sea.En momentos sentí que no tenia sentido mi viaje misionero, pues al no tener asignación fija pensé ... [Read More]
Joey Anderson

Joey is serving at the Asian Rural Institute in Japan.

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Postcards, Gin, and Japanese People Taking Photos With Me: A regular night in Nasushiobara

Despite the lack of space, there is something completely satisfying about writing a post card. My laptop is broken, so it does not accept my iPhone camera (and hasn't for some time), but I rummaged through a free box on the farm tonight and found some choice items that I ... [Read More]
Justin Davis

Justin is serving with the Mission to Seafarers in Hong Kong.

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Thanksgiving and Advent are EAR

Hey Y’all,Greetings from Hong Kong.  Sorry it has been so long since my last update.  The past month has been very busy to say the least!  A few weeks back we had a conference here in Hong Kong for the East Asia Region of the Mission to Sea Farers (we ... [Read More]

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