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Downers Grove FUMC visits UPAVIM in Guatemala

Originally published in DGFUMC’s The Tower Bell newsletter. In the middle of July, a delegation of eight people from Downers Grove First United Methodist Church went to Guatemala to build relationships with the women of UPAVIM (Unidas Para Vivir Mejor/United … Continue reading

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FUMC Downers Grove hosts Sister Parish Board

First United Methodist Church of Downers Grove, IL  hosts Sister Parish Board by Bruce Sherman The Sister Parish Board members each found their own way to Downers Grove for a 3 day weekend of meetings. We meet in person twice … Continue reading

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Holy moments and tortillas

Originally posted on First United Methodist Church Downers Grove site. by Greta McDonald Wednesday of this week was the last full day that the team of women from the UPAVIM Cooperative in Guatemala City were going to be with us. … Continue reading

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Dios siempre está en nuestro corazón, y ellos son parte de Dios

In English Dina Velásquez, miembro de UPAVIM, comparte sus experiencias durante la delegación que visitó al hermanamiento de Downers Grove United Methodist Church en octubre de 2013. ¿Cuáles fueron las actividades más impactantes en Downers Grove? Para mí, lo que … Continue reading

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¨God is always in our heart and they are a part of God¨

En español Interview with Dina Velásquez about her participation in a South to North delegation from October 3-11, 2013.  Dina and four other women from UPAVIM in Guatemala City visited their sister community at First United Methodist Church in Downers … Continue reading

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