Category Archives: General

‘Cada experiencia fue nueva para nosotros’ – delegados de Tierra Nueva II comparten sus experiencias

Inglés Entrevista con Pedro Uz y Olga Alegria Delegados en la delegación a St. Joan of Arc en Minneapolis, Minnesota 9 al 19 de febrero de 2018 Entrevista por Carrie Stengel ¿Qué les gustó? Olga: Me gustó todo. Llevo todo … Continue reading

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El Salvador Solidarity Walk commemorates four U.S. missionaries

Representatives in El Salvador gathered for the 5th Annual Solidarity Walk in Zaragoza this year. The ACOMUJERZA cooperative had the opportunity to host for the first time and the other Sister Parish communities from Chalatenango enjoyed going somewhere new for … Continue reading

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Día Internacional de la Mujer – un año para conmemoraciones

English En el marco del Día Internacional de la Mujer este año, con la Pastoral de la Mujer de Tierra Nueva 1 y 2 y la Mesa Multisectorial, asistimos a una misa y otras actividades para conmemorar el primer aniversario … 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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Give us hearts of flesh – Tierra Nueva II visits St. Joan of Arc

Give us hearts of flesh is the theme for Lent and we certainly grew our hearts during the delegation with Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Community and Tierra Nueva II. From February 9-19, 2018, Olga and Pedro from Tierra Nueva … Continue reading

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Holy moments and tortillas

Originally posted on First United Methodist Church Downers Grove site. by Greta McDonald Wednesday of this week was the last full day that the team of women from the UPAVIM Cooperative in Guatemala City were going to be with us. … Continue reading

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Mining in Izabal, Guatemala

The El Estor mine (located in El Estor, Izabal, four miles away from the Sister Parish community Chichipate) is the largest nickel mine in Guatemala. The mine is operated by Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel S.A., a Guatemalan subsidiary historically owned … Continue reading

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Youth, religion and the impromptu: Our visit to Potrerillos

Seven delegates from Decorah, Iowa visited Potrerillos, El Salvador from July 7-17, 2017.  Rev. John Caldwell, of First United Methodist Church of Decorah, reflects on their experiences below. I suppose that most delegations have a theme or two that seem … Continue reading

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Venimos como Pablo

English Por Karin Grosscup Delegada de Sta. Juana de Arco que visitó a Tierra Nueva II en 2017.  Se puede leer más reflexiones en inglés en el sitio de Sta. Juana de Arco y ver fotos de la delegación en … Continue reading

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Loving encounters

by Nancy Wiens I, along with seven fellow travelers, recently participated in the Open Delegation to Guatemala and El Salvador. It was a joyful and educational trip that exposed me to people and experiences that would not have been open … Continue reading

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