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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Buen Vivir--Striving for "Good Living"

Buen Vivir speaks to good living, common wealth, the pursuit of happiness perhaps. But who determines what is buen vivir, and how can we strive for buen vivir for all?The U.S. Declaration of Independence suggests Creator-given rights, namely life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, are what constitute good living. ... [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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Awong Chi Gongsa: The Sound of a Thousand Gongs

This weekend marked the 20th anniverary of the founding of Kalinga Province in Northern Luzon. 20 years ago the province split from the province of Apayao in order to better serve the needs of the local peoples. The population of Kalinga province is incredibly diverse, consisting of 48 different tribes. ... [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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There And Back Again.... and around

I apologize for not having posted in way too long. I wanted to wait until some things were finalized before I published this blog post. So here are some updates!My stomach is back on track! After many visits to the hospital/doctor in December in Cleveland I am feeling much healthier ... [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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Actually Using that Degree I Earned

     I have to admit when I applied to be a missionary, I thought my degree in event management and hospitality would just sit there and look nice in its frame on the wall. When that degree actually played a part in why I was placed in Japan, I was ... [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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One Month of Life in Japan

Greetings from Japan!I have officially been in the country now for 4 weeks, and an update on my general well being is overdue.  I arrived in one piece on 17 October, after a long flight from Toronto. I was able to sleep on the plane, and AirCanada served ... [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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