Category Archives: United States

St. Joan of Arc – Solidarity Walk 2017

On a recent sunny Sunday morning, 25-30 parishioners gathered for a high-energy walk around the  church’s neighborhood with several stops for reflection and prayer. We lifted up our 23 year relationship with our Sister Parish in Tierra Nueva Dos (TNII) in … 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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Trinity Episcopal Church Welcomes San José La Montaña

Every January at Trinity Episcopal Church (Newtown, CT) each committee contributes a summary of the previous year’s activities to the Church’s Annual Report.  This summary of our first south-to-north delegation from San José La Montaña, in the department of Chalatenango, … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva I delegation to North Dakota

Tierra Nueva I Delegation to West Fargo, North Dakota – Dec 1-8, 2016 by Peggy Bernard See photo album We welcomed Brian Tyler, Aura Lemus Lorenzana, Aura Esquivel Gomez and Cynthia Trujillo Waight de Rodriguez to West Fargo/Fargo, North Dakota … Continue reading

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La vida tiene que tener muchos ingredientes

English Del 27 de septiembre al 6 de octubre, tres personas de San Antonio Los Ranchos visitaron su hermanamiento, la Primera Iglesia Luterana de Duluth.  Marcela Murcia compartió estas palabras con la congregación de Duluth.  Ver más fotos de la … Continue reading

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Life has to have many ingredients

Español From September 27-October 6, 2016, three women from San Antonio Los Ranchos, El Salvador traveled to visit their partner church First Lutheran Church in Duluth.  Marcela Murcía shared these words during the worship service. See more photos on our … Continue reading

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Sister Parish changed the direction of my life… What has changed yours?

by Alejandro Alfaro and Maria Van Der Maaten Alejandro “This experience changed my life” or “It’s a life changing experience” are common phrases that I do believe are overused. However, I do not hesitate to say that Sister Parish changed … Continue reading

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A simple act of solidarity

by Sarah Jerde On Sunday June 12th, members of the newest Sister Parish linkage, People of Hope Church in Rochester, MN and ACOMUJERZA women’s cooperative in Zaragoza, El Salvador, participated in their monthly Skype call.  What sounded like static to … Continue reading

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We are creating community

by Luis Cuyun As some of you may know, for the past few years my family and I have been active in Saint Joan of Arc’s Sister Parish committee, which has maintained a successful  relationship with the parish of  San … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned from Sister Parish

by Nancy Wiens This June, I am energized thinking about a loving community that is coming together from coast to coast to raise funds to support Sister Parish, Inc. In fact, it is the concept of community that hooked me on this … Continue reading

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