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Shared Blessings: Virtual delegation with St Thomas and Santo Domingo de Guzmán // Bendiciones compartidas: delegación virtual con Santo Tomás y Santo Domingo de Guzmán

(Versión en español más abajo) St Thomas Lutheran Church (Bloomington, Indiana) and the Catholic Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán (Chichipate, Guatemala), came together at the beginning of February 2023 to carry out their long-awaited Virtual Delegation with the theme … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Eta and Iota – Update and Relief Funds

Hurricanes Eta and Iota have devastated Central America with both immediate and long-term consequences, as hundreds of thousands of people lost homes and/or crops they would have relied on to eat in 2021. In Sister Parish, there were at least … Continue reading

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Sister Parish Emergency Aid Update – September 2020

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Sister Parish emergency aid fundraiser.  We have raised enough to provide every Sister Parish community with aid money to use as they define based on their greatest need.  The majority of … Continue reading

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Communities organize in absence of government aid

Waiting for government aid The Guatemalan government has borrowed billions of dollars from the International Monetary Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and The World Bank to fund various natural disaster relief programs and other programs. These programs aim to support the … Continue reading

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St Thomas organizes community breakfast fundraiser for Sister Parish

The Sister Parish committee at St Thomas Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Indiana is fundraising for the next South to North delegation. They hope to invite members from Chichipate, Guatemala to visit in 2020. The group has found successful ways to … Continue reading

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Guatemala members gather for fellowship and learning

In February, Sister Parish members in Guatemala met in Tierra Nueva I and II for the bi-annual representatives meeting. See all photos from the meeting. During the weekend, representatives learned about the dream of a new land that the founders … Continue reading

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Encuentro del Sur y Caminata de Solidaridad en El Salvador

English En diciembre, miembros de las comunidades centroamericanas de Iglesias Hermanas se reunieron para compartir sus experiencias, recibir capacitación y hacer planificación para el futuro. Los miembros se reunieron en San Salvador para visitar los sitios históricos, incluyendo la catedral … Continue reading

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Southern Encounter and Solidarity Walk in Central America

Español In December, members of the Sister Parish Central American communities gathered for fellowship, training and organizational planning. The members met in San Salvador for a tour of the historical sites there, including the cathedral and La Divina Providencia Hospital, … Continue reading

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Marks on my heart

Originally published in the St Thomas Lutheran Church monthly newsletter after a 2018 delegation to visit partner community Chichipate in Guatemala.  Members hope to raise the profile of the relationship by including a piece each month.  In the July newsletter, … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Lutheran Church visits Chichipate

We were thrilled to accompany St. Thomas Lutheran Church on their visit to Chichipate in eastern Guatemala March 10-18.  The delegation was a powerful time to reconnect and spend time together in a truly beautiful place. Thank you to all … Continue reading

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