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.

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 decided to go by ... [Read More]

Kayla is serving with the E-Care Center in Halsema in the Diocese of North Central Philippines.

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Up On the Hill

Over the past month I have been traveling around working with the youth, delivering rice and planting trees. I had the opportunity to work with the SKEP (youth program) of the Greenfields Deanery. The Diocese here are split into deaneries similar to our convocations. I facilitated and youth community building activity one Saturday where ... [Read More]

Kirsten is serving as an administrative assistant in charge of special projects in the Diocese of Uruguay.

Maurice is a second-year YASC missionary, and is serving with the Institute for Healing of Memories in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Democracy?

On November 22nd I traveled with the Institute to a place called Masipumelele. This place is on the opposite side of the mountain from me.  I went for a workshop; the topic of the workshop was democracy. Democracy in South Africa is 20 years old and most of the people are well over 20 ... [Read More]

In 2012-13 I joined 12 other young adults from across the U.S. to spend a year of adventure and service with The Episcopal Church's Young Adult Service Corps program (YASC). After some visa delay, I arrived in my placement -- Brazil -- in January 2013. After a year with YASC in Brazil, I've decided upon a second term of 10 months.

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New newsletter!

Hey all! Sorry for the delay...time flies! Speaking of...less than 7 weeks to go now until I am back in Seattle!Here is a screencap of a glimpse of my newsletter... ...and you can access it hereto fill you in on September, October and November! Also, here is an article from Episcopal News ... [Read More]

My name is Paul Daniels, II. I am a native born North Carolinian who will be spending a year in Grahamstown, South Africa working at the Anglican Cathedral of Grahamstown. I moved to Boston, MA to live in intentional faith community with the Life Together Community to discern a call to the Episcopal Priesthood and dedicate myself to a year of social justice and serving an urban Episcopal parish in Lynn, MA. I am deeply interested in Christian Spirituality and the oneness of God and humanity. I believe in peace and mutuality, and that oneness with God becomes real when we learn to live peaceably with ourselves and each other.

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Don't You Wish? Something to Smile About Sometimes When it Rains?

Thanks to a brilliant and awesome friend I've made here by the name of Mohammad Shabangu, I had the opportunity to meet the beautiful lady that you see in the YouTube video above.Her name is Gcina Mhlophe, and she is a South African poet that has performed pieces with the ... [Read More]

Rachel is serving with women’s and children’s ministries in the Diocese of Southwestern Brazil.

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Getting Ready

Hi, everyone!It's official! Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul it is! Words can't begin to express how excited I am for this new adventure! I will be leaving sometime in late August or early September, but this will depend on the length of time it takes to get my visa. Hopefully, this will ... [Read More]

Ryan is teaching at the Holy Cross School in Grahamstown, South Africa.

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My sermon from November 2nd

Ezra Benson, a former agriculture secretary of the United States and the 13th President of the Church of Latter Day Saints, (I know an odd fella to be quoting) once said" pride is concerned with who is right and humility is concerned with what is right.” Just like my sermon four weeks ago ... [Read More]

I am a second-year volunteer with the Young Adult Service Corps currently serving in Rome at St. Paul's Within the Walls Episcopal Church.

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One Month Arrived, a Lifetime of Growth

I arrived in Rome, Italy, to start my second year of YASC on Sept. 13, 2014. I arrived at Fiumicino Airport on a big jet plane - a plane where I sat in a comfortable chair, was given yummy food and drink, and watched as many movies as the time ... [Read More]

Willie serving as a communications assistant with the Anglican Church of Southern Africa Environmental Network and Anglican Communion Environmental Network in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Eco Bishops and Lion Heads

Hey crew, I know you have been waiting with bated breath to hear from Cape Town. Now you can breathe easy, because here is your update. It is just a few days shy of being 2 months spent in South Africa for me; the Green Anglican office has been really running lately, pressing for ... [Read More]