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Sister Parish Emergency Aid Update – September 2020

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

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Communities organize in absence of government aid

Waiting for government aid The Guatemalan government has borrowed billions of dollars from the International Monetary Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and The World Bank to fund various natural disaster relief programs and other programs. These programs aim to support the … Continue reading

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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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Guatemala members gather for fellowship and learning

In February, Sister Parish members in Guatemala met in Tierra Nueva I and II for the bi-annual representatives meeting. See all photos from the meeting. During the weekend, representatives learned about the dream of a new land that the founders … Continue reading

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Encuentro del Sur y Caminata de Solidaridad en El Salvador

English En diciembre, miembros de las comunidades centroamericanas de Iglesias Hermanas se reunieron para compartir sus experiencias, recibir capacitación y hacer planificación para el futuro. Los miembros se reunieron en San Salvador para visitar los sitios históricos, incluyendo la catedral … Continue reading

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Southern Encounter and Solidarity Walk in Central America

Español In December, members of the Sister Parish Central American communities gathered for fellowship, training and organizational planning. The members met in San Salvador for a tour of the historical sites there, including the cathedral and La Divina Providencia Hospital, … Continue reading

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The joy of connecting: San Andres Itzapa visits Christ Church

This post was written by members of Christ Episcopal Church in Blacksburg, Virginia, for publication in their church newsletter to share the delegation with the wider congregation and invite more people to join Sister Parish. A great big thank you … Continue reading

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Christ Church Labyrinth Solidarity Walk

From Christ Episcopal Church Sister Parish Commitee: Here are some pictures of our solidarity labyrinth walk. As we walk the labyrinth towards the center, we are reminded of our search for God. As we walk back out from the center, … 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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Los grandes amores de muchos colores, me gustan a mí

Excerpts from a delegation blog by Elisabeth Grunert from Christ Episcopal Church, linked with San Andrés Itzapa Episcopal Community in Guatemala.  Writing a daily or periodic blog during a delegation can be a great way to share the experience with … Continue reading

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