After about 24 hours in transit from my house to Father Clayton’s, I’m finally here and have officially started my term of service! For the first few days I have been welcomed into Father Clayton’s (the rector of St. Michael’s … Continue reading Welcomed Home
As I prepare alongside Christians across the world for the coming of the Christ Child, I am also entering the final stages of my preparation for my year abroad. The ticket is purchased, my visa will (hopefully) be in the mail in a few days, and I’ve decided which suitcases I’m going to fit my possessions into. Of course, many of the upcoming 30 days until January 8 will be spent with family, celebrating the holidays and seeing as much family as I can before I depart for the year. Realistically, my remaining 30 days to prepare are actually more … Continue reading A Tale of Two Advents
Welcome to my my debut blog post! I’m so glad you’re here! I’m so excited and happy to be going to South Africa this fall, and I hope that you enjoy following along with my various adventures over the course of the year. I know that I’ll be working in an Anglican parish in Alexandra, which is outside of Johannesburg, in their youth ministries. I’ll be posting again when I get more specific information about how I’ll be serving at my placement. And now, a quick tour of my blog: On the main page you’ll be able to find all … Continue reading Wow! You’re Here!