Posts Tagged: guatemala

The deep faith of women in Guatemala

by Elodie de Bethmann Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) mission co-worker Amanda Craft spoke on Friday, June 15 at Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn. Amanda has been serving in Guatemala with the IENGP (the National Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Guatemala) since 2009. Amanda’s ministry focuses on leadership development and Christian education. She helps empower women in… Read more »

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift?

Reprinted with permission from Walking with Guatemalan Sisters in Faith by Amanda Craft. Below are several suggestions about what we can do for our own mothers and /or for other mothers: 1. International Violence Against Women Act The International Violence…

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Give the gift of water

The UNICEF Tap Project is a nationwide campaign that provides the world’s children access to safe, clean water. During World Water Week, March 20-26, 2011, restaurants across the United States will encourage patrons to give $1 or more for the…

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Advent Devotion – December 18, 2010

Scripture – Isaiah 11:1–9 I love the imagery this Scripture contains. As I read this passage and reflected on the season and Guatemala, one particular phrase struck me: “a little child shall lead them.” For many in the world, it…

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I pray for peace . . . Triennium Day 4

Today marked the final day in the exhibit hall at the Presbyterian Youth Triennium. Participants stopped by the booth of the Presbyterian United Nations Ministry, the Office on Child Advocacy, and the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and added their prayers to…

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They knew the way to San Jose

On their visit to the Presbytery of San Jose, the Rev. Delia Leal and Ms. Tracey King spoke about issues of peace, justice, and mission in Guatemala in the name of Jesus Christ. Their visit included a presentation at a…

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December Fast for Global Food Crisis

This month’s fast to discern responses to the world food crisis falls on December 5 through 7. The theme focus is Agrofuels and the country focus is the United States and Guatemala.

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