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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Picking up Momentum

The past two weeks, I've felt the momentum of my work in Haiti pick up. Things are moving forward. So, I’d like to share a basic update of what’s going on.Stabilization projects at the Centre d’Agriculture St. Barnabas are finally underway. Right now, Saint Ange is building a new nursery ... [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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Greetings from Costa Rica! The Growing Stations of a Relationship.

"Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails." -Proverbs 19:20-21 Hola amigos, Alejandra here!It has been almost two months since my arrival in San José, ... [Read More]
Andy Cameron

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

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I apologize for the lack of posts recently. I've been trying to decide the voice I want to take with this blog and how I want to share my experiences in Hong Kong with you all. I intend to focus on the different aspects of seafaring and my work here ... [Read More]
Andy Russell

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

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The past month and a half has been a blast, full of travel and friends, both old and new.  I spent the majority of December at a Swahili school in Iringa, a town that is a three hour bus ride south of Dodoma.  While at language school I met two ... [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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La Ciudad Carioca

Hola amig@s!Muchas bendiciones de nuestro Señor Jesucristo. Les cuentos que ya llevo varias semana en Rio de Janeiro, una ciudad hermosa, diversa y interesante para explorar. Ya he conocido muchas partes de la misma, desde la Playa de Leblon hasta la ciudad montaña de Petropolis, pero debo de confesarles que ... [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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E-CARE 101

When talking to loved ones from home I am frequently asked what my daily life looks like. However, answering that question is actually a pretty difficult one! Everyday is a new adventure and looks quite different from any day prior. While everyday looks very different, all my volunteer work is ... [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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The Communion - Part 3

From the beginning of my assignment to be serve as a missionary in Rome, I have had three primary tasks in serving here - (1) serve refugees at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center, (2) participate in every part of parish ministry at St. Paul's Within the Walls, and (3) engage ... [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]