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April 19, 2013
Tom y Dianne Wilson. [Episcopal News Service – San Salvador, El Salvador] Para los misioneros Tom y Dianne Wilson la parte del servicio que les ha presentado hasta ahora un mayor desafío ha sido aprender español. La pareja, proveniente de Rutland, Massachusetts, y miembros de la iglesia episcopal de San Francisco [St. Francis Episcopal Church] en Holden, en la Dió...
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April 17, 2013
[Episcopal News Service – San Salvador, El Salvador] For missionaries Tom and Dianne Wilson the most challenging part of service in El Salvador thus far has been learning Spanish. The couple, from Rutland, Massachusetts, and members of St. Francis Episcopal Church in Holden, in the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, arrived on March 4 and have spent the first six weeks of missionary service...
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April 10, 2013
An ecumenical group from Anacortes, Washington, spent March 29-April 5 in El Salvador learning about Foundation Cristosal’s human rights-based approach to community development on a “transformational trip” organized and facilitated by the organization. ENS Photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal News Service – San Salvador, El Salvador] Without a skilled driver and a four-...
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October 4, 2011
After spending a year as a Young Adult Service Corps volunteer teaching Xhosa children in Grahamstown, South Africa, Travis Shields, 23, has decided to change the course of his life. Rather than pursue a Ph.D. in medical physics, he's decided to study medicine with the hope of one day again serving in a missionary capacity, he said. Shields was one of 12 YASC volunteers, each recently...
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June 10, 2010
"Show up, pay attention, tell the truth and leave the results to God." This was the charge that Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered June 9 to some 200 participants attending the USPG-Anglicans in World Mission conference, noting that the Franciscan summary is an "excellent model" for the mission work to which the church is called. "We have to show up...
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January 15, 2010
Two Episcopal Church missionaries in Port-au-Prince say that they feared for their lives during the Jan. 12 earthquake and in its aftermath that shook the Haitian capital. When the magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit just before 5 p.m. local time, the Rev. Canon Oge Beauvoir and his wife Serrette were in their Port-au-Prince home, he told Nathan Brockman of Trinity Wall Street in a Jan. 15 telephone...
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November 5, 2009
A missionary's life can be full of surprises. When Mike Young, 24, of Abilene, Texas, signed up with the Young Adult Services Corps (YASC) as an Episcopal Church missionary, the last thing he expected was to be sent to First-World-known-for-high-development-and-electronics Japan, he said. But because of his interest in sustainability and food production, he found himself working as a farmhand...
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June 30, 2009
The Episcopal Church Center staff issued a 27-page draft report on world mission June 26 in response to two questions posed by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori: What is the primary motivation for global mission? How do we practice global mission strategically in the 21st century? "They are questions that continue to engage us," said Jefferts Schori in an interview when...