Border Servant Corps

Border Servant Corps promotes and demonstrates justice, kindness, and humility through the intentional exploration of community, simplicity, social justice, and spirituality in the U.S./Mexico border region.

Volunteer Programs

Border Servant Corps hosts full-time volunteers that live in intentional community, learn about living simply, work for social justice, and explore spirituality.

Community Engagement

Border Servant Corps creates opportunities for members of the community to participate in one-day immersion experiences to learn about local social justice issues and initiatives.

Border Immersions

Border Servant Corps hosts groups interested in an accompaniment-style immersion, where relationships and first-hand educational experiences about border issues are prioritized.

Service Sites

Border Servant Corps service sites address issues such as poverty, immigration, domestic violence, education, health care, and more! All are committed to justice and equality for those they serve.

BSC Blog

Global Mission Sunday: Reflections on Serving with ELCA YAGM (LIFE in Service partner)

Global Mission Sunday: Reflections on Serving with ELCA YAGM (LIFE in Service partner)

Sermon offered at Peace Lutheran Church (El Paso, TX) on Sunday, February 12, 2017 By Michael Dickson, BSCer serving at Iglesia Luterana Cristo Rey “I did not see the walls or fences torn down, but in crossing them I was able to air out some of the deep, open wounds that are the walls in my own mind and allow them to begin to heal.” Verses: Luke […]

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Reflection on Governance & Community Engagement

Reflection on Governance & Community Engagement

“If we don’t have power, all we have is wishful thinking.” So said Arturo Aguila in his presentation about Border Interfaith and EPISO to BSC volunteers and interested community members. Mr. Aguila is a community organizer with Border Interfaith in the El Paso area. Mr. Aguila explained that we have two kinds of organized power: Organized money and organized people. When people organize with other […]

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No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land

Like any barrier, there is a space in between, no man’s land. It’s like an easement. It belongs to no one and at the same time, to everyone.  Fences are built to either keep things in or keep things out. The United States used to present itself to the world as the land of opportunity. That was either received as an opportunity for good, or […]

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