Joey Anderson

Joey is serving at the Asian Rural Institute in Japan.

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Postcards, Gin, and Japanese People Taking Photos With Me: A regular night in Nasushiobara

Despite the lack of space, there is something completely satisfying about writing a post card. My laptop is broken, so it does not accept my iPhone camera (and hasn't for some time), but I rummaged through a free box on the farm tonight and found some choice items that I ... [Read More]
Kate Snow

Kate is serving at the Hogar Escuela in San José, Costa Rica.

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Well, better late than never! Reflections from the past 3.5 weeks

Hi everyone!I apologize for writing you all so late. I meant to post a couple days after I arrived, but I really wanted for my first blog post in Costa Rica to have depth which I had not been able to find the words for yet. I apologize that this ... [Read More]
Kayla Massey

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

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One too many mornings and a thousand miles behind

 Apologies to my incredible friends and family for waiting so long to write a blog. It’s been a quick and busy few months here in Santiago with a lot of new things going on.In the processing center Dap-Ayan where I work, we are the only peanut butter processing center within ... [Read More]
Lacey Oliver

Lacey is serving at HOPE Africa in Cape Town, South Africa.

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where my trust is without borders

Here's where I have to admit that I don’t find myself listening to a lot of “Christian” music, particularly contemporary Christian music. I find that it often feels shallow or forced. Plus I tend to agree with Frederick Buechner that “life itself is sacramental” and with Anis Mojgani that “every ... [Read More]
Mary Grace Benhase

Mary Grace is serving as part of the Helpers for Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong.

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Getting Started

My name is Mary Grace Benhase and at the end of the Summer i'll be moving to Hong Kong. As Young Adult Service Corps volunteer of the Episcopal Church, I'll work as part of the Helpers for Domestic Helpers. This organization plays a vital role in aiding the nearly 320,000 ... [Read More]
Maurice Dyer

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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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 ... [Read More]
Naomi Cunningham

Naomi is serving at the American Cathedral in Paris.

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Wild Geese

Every Sunday evening, the cathedral holds an Eventide service. It is a more contemplative service and it has become a time for me to center myself. A time to reflect on the past week and look forward to the week to come. But more so, it is a time to ... [Read More]
Paola Sanchez Figueroa

Paolo is serving in Rome, Italy, working with the Latino community at the Anglican Centre and St. Paul's Within the Walls Episcopal Church.

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"El comienzo de una nueva etapa"

¡Hola! :-) Me llamo Paola Andrea, recientemente terminé mi 4to año universitario en el cual estudio turismo, lenguas extranjeras y relaciones públicas. Hace algunos meses me enteré de un programa llamado Young Adult Service Corps, mejor conocido como YASC, el cual es con la iglesia Episcopal, el mismo va dirigido para jóvenes adultos ... [Read More]
Rachel McDaniel

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

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A long time coming

Hi, everyone!Once again, I must apologize for my absence on this blog. My computer died shortly after I got to Brazil, and it’s nearly impossible (at least for me) to update a blog on an iPhone. :) So much has happened between January and now that it will be hard ... [Read More]
Rachel Schnabel

Rachel is serving in Brazil.