Archive | April, 2011

Lessons from Guatemala

  Just learned of two great reflections from recent Vision Team members, about their time in Guatemala, posted on the blog of Holy Name church in Wayzata. A few highlights: One of the most important insights I learned on my first trip to Common Hope was that it wasn’t about missions, it wasn’t about charity.  […]

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A look back with the González family

Doña Flory González was one of the women interviewed in our recent newsletter, where we celebrated our 25th anniversary and looked back on the early days of Common Hope. Flory spoke about how things have changed over the years: “Now, families don’t have to worry so much about health or housing. They worry more about […]

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Music from Common Hope graduates

Since graduating from high school, a group of Common Hope grads has been very active with their band, Step by Step. They formed the group several years ago while attending Common Hope’s youth programs. This year, the group started offering music lessons to current youth program attendees. You can check out one of their songs, […]

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