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Young Adult Service Corps Blogs

The Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) is a ministry for those interested in exploring their faith in new ways by living and serving in communities around the Anglican Communion. YASC offers young adults a unique opportunity to be an active part of what God is doing in the world.

Check out what the current corps members are saying about their experiences abroad.

Young Adult Service Corps Blogs

The Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) is a ministry for those interested in exploring their faith in new ways by living and serving in communities around the Anglican Communion. YASC offers young adults a unique opportunity to be an active part of what God is doing in the world.

Check out what the current corps members are saying about their experiences abroad.

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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U.S. Tour Part 1

I am already back in the U.S. for the first of three non-consecutive months that I will spend visiting churches and organizations here. The primary goals of this traveling in the States is to first build up more support and interest in the ministry in Cange and second to help ... [Read More]

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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Deanery Conference

This past weekend we hosted the deanery conference at St. Phillip’s Church in Buluan. Forty members from seven parishes were present. At first, I encountered nothing unexpected from the meeting. We held a mass, went over finances, trained lay ministers, had a class on the meaning of the liturgy, ate, and drank A ... [Read More]

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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A Detour...

In Burundi there are many detours. There are detours to avoid traffic, to avoid the president's road when he blocks traffic to go play football (soccer) on Fridays, detours to see someone in the hospital before going home, detours that lead you on a 3 hour adventure through Bujumbura when ... [Read More]

Just a 20-something embarking on a year long journey with The Episcopal Church in Japan.

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

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Adventure to Ambuklao

whoops, I never posted this blog, oh well, this takes place about 2 weeks before the preceeding blog post Hello from Baguio. Things go on much the same. Days of teaching, nights of practicing Beatles and Bob Dylan tunes, and karaoke (did I mention that Baguio is filled with karaoke bars and acoustic live ... [Read More]

Elizabeth is serving with Agape Care and Counselling in the Diocese of Maseno West, Kenya.

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KISUMU (KENIA)

      EXPERIMENTAR LA VIDA REQUIERE VALENTÍA         Durante 365 días experimentaré un lugar inolvidable con su fase de cambios culturales, climas, idiomas, personas, ideas, paisajes, religiones, razas y hasta colores de la vida que me enriquecerán con su baile Africano.     Kisumu, la tercera ciudad más grande de Kenia, con 900.000 habitantes quienes me darán ... [Read More]

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

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

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San Isidro Labrador

Two weeks ago I went with six other international election observers (aka my buddies) to San Isidro Labrador, a town in the department of Chelatenango where international companies have threatened, and some have already started, to explore and extract gold. This is a very dirty process, using and then dumping massive quantities of arsenic ... [Read More]

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.

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 pretty decent ... [Read More]