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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.
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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
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
Sister Parish Regional Coordinator, Brian Tyler, shares a brief update from Guatemala.
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.
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
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
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
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
Five people from numerous churches in the Fargo-Moorhead area visited Guatemala July 21-29, 2019 for a delegation with Sister Parish. One delegate shares his reflections about the exchange. By Charlie Jordan After two months of rest and thought, I very … Continue reading
From May 24-June 2, a group of 8 students and 2 teachers from Fryeburg Academy visited Guatemala with Sister Parish. Long-time Sister Parish member and former Board member Greg Huang-Dale facilitated the connection and participated in the delegation. The students … Continue reading