Category Archives: Education and Advocacy

Nurturing Relationship from Afar

by Danville Congregational Church Sister Parish Committee, originally published in  church newsletters. The Sister Parish Committee continues to nurture our relationship with The Catholic Community of San Antonio in the Quiche region of Guatemala. While a challenging political climate in … Continue reading

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Tamales and Solidarity – St Joan of Arc activities between delegations

St Joan of Arc Catholic Community hosts a number of events each year between delegations to involve more people in the Sister Parish relationship.  The focus is on reflection, fun and family-friendly activities. Tamalada – October 5 A tamalada is … Continue reading

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First Lutheran Church in Duluth hosts immigration forum

In April, the First Lutheran Church in Duluth, linked with the community of San Antonio Los Ranchos in El Salvador for 20 years, organized a forum on immigration. That day, the pastor’s sermon related to the passage, “I was a … Continue reading

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St Joan of Arc participates in vigil and calls for action on immigration

The article below about the vigil was originally posted on St Joan of Arc’s site. In addition to participating in the monthly vigils St Joan of Arc has also participated in calls to action regarding the recent policies to forcibly … Continue reading

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Member churches called to migration ministries

A number of Sister Parish member churches have recently responded to calls for action on migration and U.S. policy. Wallingford UMC has organized a trip to the border with Opening Borders and coordinated visits to a local detention center. St. … Continue reading

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