Tag Archives: Bolivia

Better Together: New Steps in Mission

A lot of my energy these days is going toward preparations for a Presbyterian World Mission consultation in Dallas this October, called Better Together. It’s a gathering of a wide variety of folks from across the PC(USA) and partner churches … Continue reading

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Encountering Potosí

I wrote this newsletter a month ago following my participation with a Joining Hands delegation visit to Bolivia. It is posted here, and an archive of my official newsletters is available on my Mission Connections page. Pack Nothing. Bring only … Continue reading

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Symbols of mission

This afternoon I prepared the homework assignment required of all participants: a brief narrative and reflection on our own experiences with mission and ecumenism, both good and troubling, including the identification of a symbol that represents our understanding of mission. I chose an embrace as my symbol for mission. What symbolizes mission for you? Continue reading

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From sea level to the heights…

It was a long trek, but I made it–safe, sound, and excited–to La Paz last Thursday. After a seemingly interminable eleven-hour layover in Lima, I suddenly found myself flying over rugged mountains and catching a quick glimpse of beautiful Lake … Continue reading

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Noteworthy news

A couple of Presbyterian News Service items this week relate to our partners in Colombia and Bolivia. Rev. Luis Pérez Alanoca from Bolivia is currently touring the U.S. as an International Peacemaker, as is Rev. Dayro Aranzález from Colombia. You … Continue reading

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One week to go!

It suddenly feels very real  that I am about to move to Bolivia. When I accepted this position last November, I knew only that I would be moving somewhere in the Andean region, sometime in the second half of 2010, … Continue reading

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