It was a full day of meeting at INESIN. Here is Hermana Lucy sharing some memories of the beginning of the project 15 years ago. She was one of several such speakers.
This is one of the discussion groups talking about what we have heard. This particular group is international partner groups. Around the table are [...]
After a few opening and welcoming remarks from Ernesto Martin, the three day celebration of the 15th Anniversary of INESIN began with a Mayan Prayer time led by spiritual leaders from Huixtan, Chiapas, Mexico. The prayers centered around an altar formed on the ground; a circle of flowers and candles, oriented on the four cardinal [...]
This morning we visited with one of our partners in San Cristobal, Melel Xojobal. They work with indigenous children in the area, provide a nursery school, and do an outreach to children who work on the street in San Cristobal. Here is their website and you will enjoy how colorful it is. http://www.melelxojobal.org.mx/ This is [...]
It was a busy today. In the morning we went to a Maya medical herbal museum and learned about Mayan spirituality, use of natural plants, and agricultural plants also. Found out that tomorrow is a big day on the Mayan calendar – the day for the blessing of the seeds and planting in this area. [...]
Please make plans to join us as we honor our Pastor Rev. Michael Swartz, who has served the Church of Peace for more than 20 years.
Saturday, June 23rd
Program & Catered Dinner
Sunday, June 24th
Joyful Worship Service
Sunday, June 24th
12 noon-2:00 pm
Reception in Fellowship Hall
Reservations are due by
Hope to see you at the church!
call Aaron Waytenick
Greetings from the Search Committee
April was a busy month for the search committee. At the end of March, our job announcement was posted to the UCC website. Since then we have had 20 candidates apply for the position. We have had people apply from all corners of the country, all ages, genders and a wide [...]
Here are all eight members of the delegation gathered for lunch at Tierra Dentro in San Cristobal de Las Casas, today, May 1. Six of us had flown in today from Chicago and two were already here. We are here to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of INESIN – an ecumenical and intercultural institute dedicated to [...]