Reflection shared after Issues Night with the Sisters of Charity by Nora Bosslet, 2017-2018 BSCer serving with the Opportunity Center for the Homeless in El Paso, TX. In my head, I imagined a “sister” as a nun from The Sound of Music, covered from head to foot, stuck in a church, living under the intense Read More
Reflection shared at BSC 20th Anniversary Celebration by Melissa Primus, First Year BSCer who served at Jardin de los Niños It’s hard to believe that it is just a few months shy of 20 years since I left Iowa on a Greyhound bus bound for Denver. Denver was the stopover, and then on to Las Read More
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 Read More
“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: Read More
Check out our current volunteers’ reflections about their experience on the U.S./Mexico Border!