Sister Parish, Inc.

The joy of connecting: San Andres Itzapa visits Christ Church

Members of San Andres Itzapa visited their partner community in Blacksburg, Virginia this April.  “The connectedness we felt was straightforward and brought me joy: we are all children of the One Heavenly Father.”

Fryeburg Academy’s first May-term in Guatemala

Sister Parish communities in Guatemala hosted the group of high school students in May.  From youth gatherings to artist exchanges to volcano climbs, thank you to everyone who helped make this wonderful experience possible!

Solidarity Walk 2018

Sister Parish communities are gearing up for the 2018 Solidarity Walk, our annual fundraiser and time to reflect on our sistering relationships.  Whether by fundraising, organizing an activity at your church or pledging to support the Walk in Central America, we hope you will join us!

Fun and fellowship (and strategic planning) in Minneapolis

St Joan of Arc hosted the April Board meeting in Minneapolis and a potluck attended by members of 5 different linkages. Thank you to everyone who made this meeting both fruitful and fun!

Would you give your time to be changed (again)?

Tom Pouliot shares his reflections on joining the board and the openness to be changed (again) by Sister Parish.  The board is currently looking for new members.  Contact Carrie at for more information.

Chichipate hosts St Thomas Lutheran

We were thrilled to coordinate the delegation to Chichipate in March.  The group had a wonderful visit, spending time with host families, making tortillas, visiting schools, touring with a beekeeper, learning history, and worshiping with friends.