Suzanne Rumsey


PWRDF development partner Farida Akhter, founder and director of UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternative) based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Suzanne Rumsey

Seed bearers

Then God said, “Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed in it. And it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation: plants yielding seed of every kind, and trees of every kind bearing fruit with the seed in it. And God saw that it was good.”

Joyce Mtauka, a farmer and community leader from the Anglican diocese of Masasi in Tanzania, with the morning harvest at the Sorrrento Centre Farm in B.C. Photo: Suzanne Rumsey

Sharing the Bread of Life

Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted. When they were satisfied, he told the disciples, “Gather up the fragments left over, so that nothing may be lost.”…from the fragments of the five barley loaves, left by those who had eaten, they filled twelve baskets (John 6: 11-13).

“How do indigneous values come to shape the church?” author Jesse Zinks asks, after a visit to a Quichua community in Ecuador. Photo: Courtesy Jesse Zink

Glimpses of Anglican unity

You won’t find much in the way of backpacking stories in Backpacking through the Anglican Communion: A Search for Unity. … But what you will find in the book are the impressions, insights,learnings and questions of Jesse Zink, a young Anglicanseminarian/priest …

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