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A magnificent delegation trip to Guatemala….reflections after 21 years of relationship with people of faith in Central America

by Bill Williams A rocky road to start…. a delayed flight, a missed connection, a flight to Guatemala City that should have been a few hours morphed into 2 days and nights in airports. But after finally arriving, we were … Continue reading

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Danville Congregational Church visits with San Antonio

by Bette Felton It was a wonderful, refreshing trip, starting in Guatemala City.    We visited three amazing programs before we went to Antigua to meet our 8 friends from San Antonio.    We visited the Popol Vuh, a Mayan … Continue reading

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Nurturing Relationship from Afar

by Danville Congregational Church Sister Parish Committee, originally published in  church newsletters. The Sister Parish Committee continues to nurture our relationship with The Catholic Community of San Antonio in the Quiche region of Guatemala. While a challenging political climate in … Continue reading

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Who isn’t our neighbor?

Seven delegates from Danville Congregational Church visited their partner community San Antonio in April 2017.    After the delegates returned, the church held a Sister Parish-themed service  to share the experience and the relationship with the wider church.  Reverend Eric … Continue reading

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North to South

by Bruce Lohmann I chose to write about our experience though a poem. The best poems for me using have parts that are clear and parts I do not easily understand.  Poems make me struggle to get the meaning, or … Continue reading

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Harvest

From a message given during a service at Danville Congregational Church in November 2015. This month, they are harvesting corn in your partner community San Antonio. They are enjoying sweet corn drinks and tamales and storing all the corn they … 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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Las caminatas de solidaridad

En inglés Varias comunidades de Iglesias Hermanas participaron en la Caminata de Solidaridad este año.  Organizaron caminatas y estaciones para reflexionar, recaudaron fondos para la organización y coordinaron otras actividades con mucho compromiso y creatividad.  El tema de las caminatas … 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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San Antonio Catholic Church, Guatemala, visits Danville Congregational

Five members  of San Antonio Catholic Church in the department of Quiche, Guatemala, visited their sister community at Danville Congregational Church in California from September 29 to October 6, 2014. You can see photos from the visit.  Also, hear delegates … Continue reading

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