Gloria Vicente, our Mission Partner serving in Guatemala, will visit Kansas from May 15-29. Gloria also relates to our UCC partners in the Kansas-Oklahoma Conference, and will visit both Disciples and UCC churches and groups.
Gloria works with the Christian Ecumenical Council of Guatemala as a consultant for communication, interpretation, and women’s projects. Her church membership is University Church in Chicago, a congregation affiliated with both UCC and Disciples.
Her parents found sanctuary there when fleeing persecution in their Guatemalan home. Gloria is married to Santos Par Vasquez a Maya; they have three children.
Plan to attend one of the 12 scheduled visits:
- Sunday, May 15 –
Sterling Midland UCC, 1955 22nd Rd, (Map)
- Monday, May 16 –
Newton FCC, 102 E 1st St, (Map)
- Tuesday, May 17 –
Pilgrim Congregational UCC, 6000 E Harry St, (Map)
Bethany UCC, 303 N 6th St, Hiawatha, (Map)
- Wednesday, May 18 —
Prairie Village Colonial UCC, 7039 Mission Rd, (Map)
- Thursday, May 19 –
St. Peter’s UCC, 111 N Pine St, Inman, (Map)
- Friday, May 20 –
Manhattan First Congregational Church, 700 Poyntz Ave, (Map)
- Sunday, May 22 –
Smith Center FCC, 400 US-36, (Map)
Gaylord Community Church UCC, 502 Fifth Street, (Map)
- Monday, May 23 –
Scott City FCC, 701 Main St, (Map)
- Tuesday, May 24 –
Great Bend FCC, 5230 Broadway Ave, (Map)
- Wednesday, May 25 –
Wichita Riverside CC, 1001 Litchfield, (Map)
More information will be announced as it becomes available.