Category Archives: Solidarity Walks

Open to the living spirit – 2016 as the Year of Encounter

by Tom Pouliot Nancy Wiens, the chair of the board of Sister Parish, brought a meditation to our fall board meeting in 2015.  In the meditation she offered the following quote from Pope Francis: “When God comes, he always calls … Continue reading

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Christ Church Labyrinth Solidarity Walk

From Christ Episcopal Church Sister Parish Commitee: Here are some pictures of our solidarity labyrinth walk. As we walk the labyrinth towards the center, we are reminded of our search for God. As we walk back out from the center, … Continue reading

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A piece of bread, a plate and a seat for each of us: Lessons from the Solidarity Walk

by Julieta Borja On October 31, the Sister Parish communities in El Salvador gathered to celebrate the IV Solidarity Walk. San Antonio Los Ranchos was the host community this year.  For four months we worked together on the preparations for … Continue reading

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A Culture of Encounter

by Tom Pouliot A reflection written after the November 2015 in-person Board meeting generously hosted by Danville Congregational Church “What is it that you do at board meetings?” I get the question frequently after telling people that the board of … Continue reading

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This year’s walk in solidarity

En español This year, numerous Sister Parish member communities participated in the Solidarity Walk, with reflections, walks, fundraisers and other activities.  Our theme for the walk this year was, “Building solidarity and cooperation between brothers and sisters,” and we know … Continue reading

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Humildes y unidos: La Caminata de Solidaridad y la reunión de representantes de Guatemala 2015

In English El 20-21 de septiembre representantes de 8 comunidades guatemaltecas se reunieron para la reunión de representantes de Iglesias Hermanas y la Caminata por la Solidaridad. El fin de semana fue un tiempo de compañerismo, celebración ecuménica, y un … Continue reading

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Humble and united: Guatemala Solidarity Walk and representatives meeting 2015

En español On September 20-21, representatives from 8 Sister Parish communities in Guatemala gathered for the bi-annual meeting and the 2015 Solidarity Walk.  The weekend was a time for fellowship, ecumenical worship, and an exchange about the September elections at … Continue reading

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Sister Parish Board meeting includes Solidarity Walk and plans for future youth programs

As we enter 2015 I’m reflecting on the wonderful gathering hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church in Newtown, CT for the Sister Parish Board Meeting. They are the newest linkage in the Sister Parish family, and are just beginning their relationship … Continue reading

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El Salvador and Sister Parish Board hold 2014 Solidarity Walks

–By Julieta Borja and David Ericson The Solidarity Walk is one of Sister Parish’s core fundraising events, organized every year in coordination with participating US churches. The efforts of the US Sister Parish committees enable us to continue strengthening our … Continue reading

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Unidos cada vez más – Caminata de Solidaridad en Guatemala

In English Los representantes de las comunidades de Iglesias Hermanas en Guatemala se reunieron el 20-21 de septiembre para nuestra reunión bi-anual. Pasamos los dos días con varios intercambios, un servicio ecuménico y un taller sobre la autoestima. Los representantes … Continue reading

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