Ayabulela Maqubela, left, and youth worker Jesse Zink at the preschool graduation in the community of Itipini in South Africa.
Mike Young, 24, top left, of Texas, worked as a farmhand at the Asian Rural Institute in Japan. The institute trains community leaders from the developing world.
Missionary Audra Krislock
Young Adult Service Corps missionary Audra Krislock spent a year working in the Diocese of Colombia as a translator and with children.
Courtney Dale, 24, center, spent a year working with children at an after-school program run by the Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery in Grahamstown, South Africa.
Mallory Holding with the Rev. Fernande Pierre Louis
Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps Mallory Holding with the Rev. Fernande Pierre Louis, director of Holy Trinity School in Port-au-Prince, before the Jan. 12 earthquake. ENS has no information of Louis's whereabouts.
Andy Thompson, an Episcopalian from New Haven, Connecticut, and former Young Adult Service Corps volunteer, has been selected as the winner of the youth writing contest for Edinburgh 2010, a major ecumenical mission conference set for June 2-6 in the Scottish capital.
Volunteers recently returned
Young Adult Service Corps volunteers recently returned from overseas assignments gathered at the Episcopal Church Center in New York Sept. 29-Oct. 1 for a "re-entry retreat."
Teens form a conga line during a musical warm-up session at the conference.