Archives for February 2014

Video: One young adult…and a provincial archives

[Episcopal News Service] Katie Webb from the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas is spending a year as a Young Adult Service Corps volunteer, working in the provincial archives of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui. As an archivist, Katie is responsible for keeping the Anglican Church’s history alive and making sure important records are safely and […]

Video – Jenny McConnachie: Long-term missionary in South Africa

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal missionary Jenny McConnachie has devoted her life to the poorest of the poor. Jenny and her late husband Chris moved from North Carolina to South Africa’s Eastern Cape in the early 1980s. Together, the McConnachies set up African Medical Mission, strengthening the most vulnerable communities with commitment and compassion. Chris transformed […]

Video: YASC missionary Hannah Perls on being an election observer

[Episcopal News Service] Hannah Perls is an Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps missionary serving in San Salvador with Foundation Cristosal, a human rights-based community development organization with roots in the Anglican and Episcopal churches. Here she reflects on serving as an election observer in the Feb. 2 presidential elections in El Salvador.

Video: Glen Mitchell reflects on El Salvador’s presidential elections

[Episcopal News Service] Glen Mitchell is a member of St. Mary’s Kerrisdale Anglican Church in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has served as an election observer in El Salvador in previous years and observed the Feb. 2 presidential elections. Here he reflects on that experience and also talks about the country’s young electorate.

Video: Kevin Dixon talks about long-term partnerships

[Episcopal News Service] The Very Rev. Kevin Dixon is dean of St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral in London, Ontario, and a long-time Foundation Cristosal board member. Here he reflects on 10 years’ involvement in El Salvador and on the benefits of long-term partnerships.