Tag Archives: guatemala

Migration from a Guatemalan community perspective /// La migración desde la perspectiva comunitaria en Guatemala

(Versión en español más abajo) Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with Pedro Sica from Guatemala. He shared his opinion about the national reality and migration from his point of view as a member of a rural community in … Continue reading

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Migrant Ministry Call // Llamada de Ministerio de Migrantes

(Versión en español más abajo) On Thursday, May 5, the northern and southern communities that are part of Sister Parish and some invited friends had the opportunity to meet Cristina Coronado and hear about her work on the Mexico-United States … Continue reading

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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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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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Update with Brian Tyler – August 2020

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

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Video from our Open Delegation 2019

Thank you to Memo Lab Productions for this video about our delegation to El Salvador and Guatemala in 2019.  Our delegation focused on fellowship with Sister Parish communities in Central America and also learned about the push-pull factors of migration.

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Prolonged drought in Guatemala

In this video, Sister Parish staff member Brian visits the community of San Andres Itzapa and talks to farmers about how the 2019 drought affected them.  The farmers in the region have now weathered 3 years of unpredictable rainy seasons.  … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva 1 and 2 celebrate Women’s Day

In Guatemala, about 30 women from the women’s groups from Tierra Nueva 1 and Tierra Nueva 2 participated in a march organized at the municipal level this year for International Women’s Day.  Three women who work in the clinic in … Continue reading

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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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