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The Young Adult Volunteer Program (YAV) provides an opportunity for young adults, age 18-30, to serve in communities of need for a year, practice simple living in intentional community, and participate in meaningful vocational discernment. The YAV program is open to any person of faith or good will who wants to partner with the Presbyterian Church to provide valuable community service and learn in a community of volunteers and experienced mentors.

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Define the borderlands.

  August 28, 2015 by Liz welliver  There are many ways that people have asked me to describe my experiences on the U.S.-Mexico border. What did you see? Was it hot? Did you eat lots of Mexican food? Why is there so much conflict there? Or my personal favorite: What were the people like, you […]


When Jesus spits on your eyes by James

Saturday, April 25, 2015 So I have some very exciting news… I will be staying permanently in the DouglaPrieta area because I just received a 7th grade science teaching job in Douglas! I am very excited that God has given me the opportunity to continue working towards positive changes in these border communities that I […]


Leaving with the curiosity of a child by James

As I am almost about to end as an intern with Frontera de Cristo, and become a 7th grade science teacher this has made me reflect on my life here in the communities of Douglas and Agua Prieta. The truth is that I could not come up with a more beautiful life than I have […]


Thank you Supporters! by Emily

Here’s a video that only begins to articulate my thanks to y’all! (Yes, I used y’all in the video. I have a couple roomates from the South and they’ve rubbed off on me). Hi faithful blog readers! I just want to send out a HUGE thanks to all those who have financially and prayerfully supported me […]


more of Hanbyeol’s reflections

¡Dios te bendiga! (God bless you) How are you? I was missing Korea so much during this month. I used to practice the worship and play for the Christmas at my home church. I missed that time. And I bought a new journal. It begins my 22 year old story. So do not fear, for […]