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Missionaries in the News

Some of our missionaries make news by the work they do. Others find themselves in the middle of newsmaking events around the world. All have stories to tell and experiences to share.

[10/17/2011]  Everyone, Everywhere: Jesus is found in mission, not outreach
In late 2007 the Rev. Zach Drennen, at the time working as a teacher and chaplain at a school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, decided to take a three-month, self-funded sabbatical. But rather than hike the Appalachian Trail or climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Drennen, who was ordained an Episcopal priest in 2002, decided to spend some time with long-time missionaries

[10/4/2011]  YASC volunteers share their experiences
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.

[8/30/2011]  Visalia native's agricultural missionary work helps people in Liberia, Sudan
[Visalia (CA) Times-Delta] When Robin Denney was just a tiny tot, members of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Visalia, California, didn't know what the future had in store for her, and today they are inspired by what the 30-year-old has done with her life.

[5/12/2011]  In Qatar, faith communities grow through service of Anglican center
It's early Friday evening in Qatar and the Islamic call to prayer echoes throughout the capital city Doha, but it's not just the Muslim community that is preparing for worship. In a section of Doha, in an expanding development that has come to be known as Church City, thousands of Christian migrant workers worship freely with the blessing of the Qatari authorities

[3/14/2011]  Japan archbishop urges ongoing prayers, commits to providing relief and restoration
As Japanese officials estimate that the death toll could far exceed 10,000 after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated parts of the country's northeast coast on March 11, Anglican Archbishop Nathaniel Uematsu underscored the importance of prayer and said that he is working to establish a structure to respond to the disaster.

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