The 2012-2013 group of ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteers during the closing worship at the 2012 summer orientation in the United States. Photo taken by alumna Sarah Delap.
In preparation for a year of service as one of the ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteers for 2013-2014, Luke Roehl is learning to quilt with the help of the quilting club in his Seattle congregation. Through donations, members of the congregation have purchased squares of the quilt to help him raise the money he needs to contribute toward his year of service. The completed quilt will be given to Luke’s host family in South Africa.
In Fianarantsoa, Madagascar, ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteer Jane Gingrich teaches English as well as pancake-making to a group of women at a seminary. The women are gathered around a traditional Malagasy charcoal stove for food and conversation.
ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteer in Hungary, Ashley Debilzen, is serving at Gyerekház Lutheran Children’s Center in the Roma village of Görögszállás.
In Malaysia, ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteer Patrick Cudahy teaches at the Grace Center.
On her last day at a crèche (nursery school) in South Africa, ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteer Laura Castle receives a special goodbye.