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Sister Parish, Inc. promotes intercultural and ecumenical understanding by establishing linkages between churches in the United States and faith-based communities in Central America. Our members tell you more in the brief video Introduction to Sister Parish.
Tag Archives: covid-19
Annual festival and reflections on the pandemic in San Antonio / Fiesta patronal y reflexiones sobre la pandemia en San Antonio
Interview with Pedro by Ruth Garrido Español Abajo. What is the situation with the pandemic in San Antonio? Last year people in the community were scared. That fear was not because of COVID-19, it was because of the 3 o’clock … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
Sister Parish Regional Coordinator, Brian Tyler, shares a brief update from Guatemala.
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
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
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