Tag Archives: YAV

What’s a YAV?

So far 2014 holds at least one exciting new thing for me: I’m going to be a YAV site coordinator (again)! So, what does that mean? Well, YAV stands for Young Adult Volunteer, a program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) … Continue reading

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A year of service: How the YAV program changed my life

A Year of Service for a Lifetime of Change. That’s the motto of the PC(USA)’s Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program, and I can attest to its truth. Ten years ago I was in the small town of Rosario, Uruguay, halfway … Continue reading

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A more excellent way

One of the hardest things about living outside my home country is the sense of disconnection in times of national tragedy. When something as alarming and devastating as Saturday’s shooting occurs, we all struggle to make sense of it and … Continue reading

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Joining Hands, Peru

In addition to two church partners–the Evangelical Presbyterian and Reformed Church in Peru (IEPRP), and the Peruvian Evangelical Church (IEP)–the PC(USA) partners with Red Uniendo Manos (Joining Hands) an ecumenical network with three program areas in Peru: environment, human rights, … Continue reading

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