SAMS-USA Ministry Focusing on

Gap Year

Interested in Gap Year Ministry?

SAMS-USA missionaries are sent to offer their gifts in this area, partnering with Anglican/Episcopal churches to grow the Kingdom of God. We hope you will be encouraged or inspired by these stories from the field. We also encourage you to consider becoming a sender in this ministry area.

A Place of Deep Honesty

One of the places we’ve talked a lot about this year is our Tuesday afternoon lunch with the homeless, Daily Bread. Most Tuesdays, after eating a delicious meal with our houseless and unemployed friends, Tessa, Kieran, Erika, Henry, and Annie and I walk across the street to West Park to debrief…

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God With Us

The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.John 1:14 In our son’s Sunday School class, they speak of the three great mysteries of the church year:…

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In Between

Brothers and Sisters, A blessed Advent to you. As we inhabit this intentional season of waiting and anticipation for Christ’s coming, we invite you to rest in the waiting and to see this time as where God is at work. Let’s not hurry to Christmas. Let’s not miss what He has…

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Agape Year is 1 Month Old!

Agape Year is 1 Month Old!

Born September 5, 2017 Maybe saying that Agape Year was born on September 5th is a bit misleading. As so many of you know, this has been something you’ve walked with us through for almost two years. But on September 5th, Caleb and Lucas walked through our front door and all…

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This is really happening

This is really happening

This is really happening! And yes, we are surprised. Thanks be to God, Agape Year 1.0 will start September 5th! Thanks to your prayers and financial support, we will welcome our first cohort, Caleb and Lucas, to Pittsburgh in just a few days. We’ll be in Pittsburgh September through January serving…

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