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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Why I Post About Haitian Food

The causes of food insecurity in Haiti are large and complicated, and the impact is real, individual and personal. But some Americans simplify this reality to an idea that Haiti cannot feed itself due to problems with the culture and the people. Put simply, this is misguided and narrow thinking.Those ... [Read More]
Alejandra Garcia-Gonzalez

Ale is serving in Costa Rica as the ESL (English as a Second Language) Coordinator at Hogar Escuela.

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The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew Sermon: August 2, 2015

Hello! You can listen to my sermon here or read it below.I hope you enjoy! ... [Read More]
Andy Cameron

Andy is serving in the Mission to Seafarers in Hong Kong.

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Since moving to Hong Kong 2 weeks ago, I've been thinking a lot about connection. How we live in a society that allows constant connection and how it is often taken for granted. My YASC placement is different from other YASCers' placements around the world because of the ease of ... [Read More]
Andy Russell

Andy is serving with The Carpenter's Kids program in Dodoma, Tanzania.

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Karibu sana! (You are very welcome)

So far I have visited three villages during my time here in Tanzania: Nzali, Chilonwa, and Mwitikira.  For my first trip out, I accompanied Rev’d Emmanuel and Buck Blanchard, director of Mission and Outreach for the Diocese of Virginia, to Nzali and Chilonwa.  For the second trip, I tagged along ... [Read More]
Annie Jacob

Annie is serving in England.

Bryan Velez Garcia

Bryan is serving in Brazil in the Diocese of Rio de Janeiro.

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Una vida de entrega cristiana

Por: Bryan Vélez García- Trinity Way Missionary InternLa vida de un misionero cristiano es una dinámica, sacrificada, de acompañamiento y sobre todo de amor, fe y justicia para todos los seres humanos. Como cristianos estamos llamados a estar inmersos en la vida de los pobres y los oprimidos de nuestras ... [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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Stop Global Warming, Support Global Worming

I haven’t met a single Filipino that doesn’t believe in global warming. I haven’t met a single Filipino that doesn’t believe that human activity is directly responsible for aspects of this climate change. This is not a phenomenon limited to highly educated areas of the ... [Read More]
Catherine Belous

Catherine is  serving in the northern Philippines working withe E-CARE.

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A Go Date and Change of Plans

      I have some exciting news to share with you all! I will be leaving for the Philippines September 24th! The tickets are booked and having a departure date is surely making this whole journey seem so much more real! It is really happening and that is something I ... [Read More]
Charles Graves IV

Charles is serving at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center in Rome, Italy.

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Letter to Myself

As a practice, when I begin a major new enterprise in life, I like to begin by writing a letter to myself that I will re-read later when that enterprise is complete. This practice began for me in 2004 when I was 14 years old and beginning high school, and ... [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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Hakushu Distillery Tour

     I wanted to post about one of the last things I get to do before I head home. There is a whiskey distillery, the Hakushu Distillery of Suntory, quite near to where I live, with the mountain nearby providing good water for the process. They give free tours of ... [Read More]