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Borderland Ministry

Helping Deported Veterans

A Veteran Ministry Collaboration with Border Ministry by the Rev. Laura Adelia, Missioner, Diocesan Veteran & Military Ministry Parishes & communities all over the Arizona diocese honored & celebrated Veteran’s Day last week with ceremonies, guest preachers & speakers, special events, and so on.    But did you know that thousands of US veterans have been …

Un Lugar para Todos/A Space for All 

by The Rev. Canon David Ulloa Chavez “This year, we are also mindful that LGBTQ people in many countries are in additional danger. They are often threatened because of who they are, persecuted, and fleeing persecution” Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, Message Commemorating World Refugee Day Last week, on my way to visit our shelter in …

Title 42… Again

 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit …

A Visit to Our Sister Diocese

by The Rev. Canon Susana Santibanez On February 3rd & 4th,  I had the opportunity to attend the Diocesan Synod LIII of the Anglican Diocese of Western Mexico representing Bishop Reddall in Guadalajara Jalisco in the mutual relationship as Diocesan Neighbors. Bishop Jennifer’s task, in addition to her fraternal greeting, was to convey the message …

Weaving Stories of Love and Welcome

“Love is what happens when you stop trying to figure out who deserves it.” Karen Faith It is always a joy to share the many ways in which the work of Cruzando Fronteras and our partnershelter, La Casa de Misericordia y de Todas Naciones, is making an impact on the lives of present andpast shelter …

An Appeal for Cruzando Fronteras

Dear Friends of Cruzando Fronteras,  I am writing with an urgent request for your financial help to continue the mission of Cruzando Fronteras and our partner shelter, La Casa de Misericordia y De Todas Naciones migrant shelter in Nogales, Sonora.  To date, CF has enabled over 1,600 women, children, men, and families to take the …

Cruzando Fronteras Needs Your Help

by Rev. Canon David Ulloa ChavezCanon for Borderland Ministries Over the last 9 months, your support has made it possible for 889 residents at our partner shelter, La Casa de Misericordia y de Todas Naciones, to take the next steps in their immigration journeys.  Of the 889 residents, 439 are children under the age of …

The Bishop’s E-pistle: La Casa

Last Thursday, the Nogales wind blew through the paper pinwheels strung on ribbons through the trees. It reminded me of Genesis 3 when God walks in Eden at the time of the evening breeze; the Spirit seemed palpable with each breeze as we gathered under the tree to celebrate the Eucharist. I was at La …

The Bishop’s E-pistle: Cruzando Fronteras Updates

I’m frequently asked about updates on Cruzando Fronteras, our ecumenical border ministry in Nogales, Sonora. Over 200 migrants lived in the shelter together for the entire pandemic, building strong bonds of friendship. This video is of a collective project: installing a new water cistern. Everyone works together at La Casa de Misericordia, the shelter we partner …