Tag Archives: covid-19

2020-A Sister Parish Year Like No Other / El año en Iglesias Hermanas como ningún otro

Español abajo Message from Sister Parish Inc. Board member Cathy Burrell The Sister Parish, Inc. Board and staff began January excited about the new year. Most of the Board participated in the Open Delegation in November 2019 and were energized … Continue reading

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El Salvador communities respond to emergency / Comunidades de El Salvador responden ante la emergencia

In the fall of 2020, Sister Parish committees in El Salvador organized emergency aid in their communities.  We are grateful to everyone who made this possible, those who donated to the Sister Parish Emergency Fund and the committee members who … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva 2 distributes third round of food aid / Tierra Nueva 2 distribuye tercera ronda de apoyo alimentario

(Click on the photos to enlarge / Haga clic en las fotos para verlas en grande) Texto en español después del texto en ingles. In Chinautla, the Sister Parish committee is continuing to organize and deliver food aid in their … Continue reading

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Reflexión de un médico en El Salvador

por Carlos Orellana Carlos es médico en una clínica rural en Chalatenango, El Salvador. También es un líder comunitario y un miembro muy activo en el hermanamiento que su comunidad Potrerillos mantiene con Decorah First United Methodist Church. El último … 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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Update with Brian Tyler – August 2020

Sister Parish Regional Coordinator, Brian Tyler, shares a brief update from Guatemala.

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Reflection from a rural doctor in El Salvador – Carlos Orellana

by Carlos Orellana En español Carlos is a doctor in a rural health clinic in Chalatenango, El Salvador.  He is also a community leader and a very involved member of the Sister Parish relationship that his community Potrerillos has with … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva 2 – Second round of food aid

In June, the Sister Parish committee in Tierra Nueva 2, Guatemala organized a second round of food aid.  For the first round, they focused on providing food baskets and basic hygiene supplies to elders and single mothers, those thought to … Continue reading

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Moving to virtual hugs – Hacia los abrazos virtuales

Español abajo Like most organizations in the pandemic, Sister Parish is transitioning to more and more online connections.  Whether it is Zoom, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, videos, photo campaigns, or our own unique combinations, we are committed to connecting our communities … Continue reading

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Sister Parish May Video Update

The following video includes an update as of May 2020 on the pandemic in Sister Parish communities in Guatemala and El Salvador and community-based relief efforts to support the people most negatively impacted. Sign up for our e-news to receive … Continue reading

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