Serving abroad as a Young Adult Service Corps missionary is more than just a job, it’s a journey of discovery of self, faith, and of the Anglican Communion. Please keep the following 2019-2020 YASC members as they serve God and neighbor around the world. Learn more about this life-changing program at iam.ec/YASC.
Talley, of the Diocese of Western North Carolina, has moved from Hayesville, N.C., to Santiago, the Philippines. She recently graduated from Appalachian State University where she studied Global and International Studies. She chose to do YASC in order to continue engaging with different cultures and places around the world. Keep up with Talley on her blog: breedlovetk.wixsite.com/followingthelamb.
Alexander, of the Diocese of the Dominican Republic, has participated in different areas of his church community his whole life. He has worked with children, youth, and adults. Most recently, he served as a part of the hospitality team for Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales in Panamá. He will be exploring his faith in a new way with his move to the Diocese of El Salvador.
Megan, of the Diocese of New York, grew up in The Episcopal Church and has experience living in different parts of the Anglican Communion. She is passionate about social justice and will be using her experience in community development with the Church in Guatemala. Read her blog here: solamentekinship.org.
Emily, of the Diocese of Colorado, will be moving from Colorado Springs to Tanzania. She has worked for a school district as a technology technician and will be taking her knowledge and care for education into this new context.
Marilee, of the Diocese of Ohio, has spent much of her life in and around The Episcopal Church worshiping and looking for ways to serve her community. She just finished at Haverford College, where she studied religión. She is looking forward to taking this next step on her faith journey in South Africa.
Nelson, of the Diocese of Massachusetts, grew up in the commonwealth and moved to Minnesota for college. He has been involved in his church community throughout. He enjoys taking a leadership role in the liturgy. That commitment along with his love for history will serve him well when he arrives in Liverpool, England.
Emma is from the Diocese of Virginia and is currently a part of their Young Priest Initiative. Emma will continue her discernment working with the Al Amana Centre in Muscat, Oman. She will share her passion for learning about faith with students and visitors that come through the center over the year. Follow her blog at walkinlove.blog.