Missionaries graduate from leadership training program in England

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church Mission Society’s Pioneer Mission Leadership Training program has experienced a further growth in numbers with an eclectic mix of missionaries graduating this week. The graduation ceremony took place at CMS House in Oxford, England, with 24 students receiving Durham University awards, signifying the completion of their studies in theology, […]

Six region missionaries hired in service to God’s common mission in Connecticut

[Episcopal Church in Connecticut press release] The Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) announced May 11 that it has hired six people to serve as its first region missionaries, one each for the diocese’s six geographic regions. These include: * Northeast Region: Maggie Breen * North Central Region: Erin Flinn * Northwest Region: Eliza Marth * […]

Missionaries complete 28-year project to publish Bible in Kurdish Sorani language

[Anglican Communion News Service] A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, has completed the first translation of the Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language. For the last eight years, Church Mission Society partners have worked alongside indigenous Kurds and other foreign nationals […]

Voluntarios episcopales en Misión ofrece oportunidades para que adultos sirvan en toda la Comunión Anglicana

[31 de enero del 2017] A medida que la Iglesia Episcopal relanza a los Voluntarios Episcopales en Misión, se invita a los candidatos adultos interesados a considerar las oportunidades de compartir y aprender en lugares a lo largo de la Comunión Anglicana. “Estamos relanzando este programa misionero existente desde hace mucho tiempo para concienciar a […]

Episcopal Volunteers in Mission offers opportunities for adults to serve throughout Anglican Communion

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] As the Episcopal Church relaunches Episcopal Volunteers in Mission, interested adult candidates are invited to consider opportunities for sharing and learning in locales throughout the Anglican Communion. “We are relaunching this long-standing missionary program to make people aware of the opportunities for Episcopalians of all ages to […]

Application deadline extended for 2017-18 Young Adult Service Corps placements

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The application deadline for young adults (21-30 years old) for 2017-18 placements in the Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps, commonly known as  YASC, has been extended to Friday, Jan. 13. The application for a 2017-18 placement with additional information and instructions is available here. Through YASC, young […]

Video: Young adult missionary transformed by service in Tanzania

[Episcopal News Service] Andy Russell from the Diocese of Southern Virginia has served as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) volunteer in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika, Tanzania, where he supported the diocesan communications efforts and the Carpenter’s Kids orphan support program. The experience, Russell says, has helped him to grow and expand his outlook on life. […]

Bulletin inserts for Dec. 4: Applications now accepted for Young Adult Service Corps

Video: Young Adult Service Corps volunteers prepare for service in the world

  [Episcopal Church Office of Communication] Young adults (21-30 years old) prepare to embark on a year in service that will transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion through the Young Adult Service Corps. Applications are open for 2017-2018 placements in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC), with additional information […]

Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps: Applications accepted for 2017-2018 placements

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion by joining the Young Adult Service Corps. Now, applications are available for 2017-2018 placements in the Young Adult Service Corps, commonly known as YASC. Currently, YASCers […]