Nate and Erika Twichell

Mission in USA and Globally

Nate and Erika Twichell

Directors of Agape Year Program in USA

Nate and Erika are developing an Agape Year gap year program for recently graduated high school seniors with SAMS and several other Anglican Global Mission Partners. Part of the program will have an international emphasis.

Home Church: Church of the Ascension, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

You can email a missionary by using this format: firstnamelastname@sams-usa.org.

Why The Anchor?

Why the anchor? We chose the anchor as the Agape Year logo for a number of reasons, but the one that is on my mind right now is that the anchor holds us secure, even in the tumult of a storm. I remember sitting down with our graphic designer to brainstorm…

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Celebration Story # 2: Encouraging Local Community Involvement in Mission

This is the second story in our 10-Year Celebration series of our missionary activities in Brazil. The featured photo is of then Pastor, now Diocesan Bishop, Marcio Meira and his wife, now a Pastor, Linda receiving Plarn Rugs for the families of their Compassion Ministry in Cabedelo, Paraiba, Brazil. These large colorful plarn rugs were stuffed into our suitcases and brought to Brazil. The plarn rugs were distributed to various churches and used as floor coverings in classrooms for children’s story time during Christian Education classes, and in individual homes in neighborhoods where churches had outreach ministries. Many of these homes had a combination of dirt and rough concrete floors.

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