Tag Archives: environment

The dance of partnership

Once upon a time one of you, dear readers, suggested I might introduce you to the work of our mission personnel in the Andean region. I’m in Lima this week and was delighted to participate in the Red Uniendo Manos … Continue reading

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Together for Justice

Wow, it’s been a while! Between traveling and computer issues and just keeping up with life, I clearly haven’t been doing much blogging. I hope to get back on track, so today I just want to share a resource that … Continue reading

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Better together: Ecumenism & Networks

The Red UMAVIDA is an ecumenical network, comprised of three Bolivian denominations (Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches) and six community organizations from around the country. At the annual assembly earlier this year I was invited to share some thoughts about … Continue reading

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Happy Plurinational State Day!

It’s been a while, so I thought I’d send out a quick hello on this day as Bolivia celebrates its second anniversary of being a plurinational state. This change went into effect on January 22, 2010, and other requirements of … Continue reading

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Thinking on sustainability

Last week we had fun here in La Paz with visitors from the Presbyterian Hunger Program, Ruth Farrell and Valery Nodem. I joined them and Chenoa in meetings with the board of Red UMAVIDA and visits to the organizations with … Continue reading

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Attack on youth in Perú

It’s still so shocking. Youth and young adults from Perú and the United States joined together to paint a mural about cooperation and care for creation last week. Their energy and commitment were met with violent aggression by over 200 people from … Continue reading

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UMAVIDA Days

Much of my focus this past week has been on Red UMAVIDA (Joining Hands for Life Network), one of our partners here in Bolivia. Each year they hold a general assembly, so I had a great opportunity on Thursday and … Continue reading

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