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2022 Iowa Latino Heritage Festival

Our Sister Parish will again be hosting the Cultural Booth for El Salvador at the 2022 Iowa Latino Heritage Festival.  The Festival will be held at the Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines. Gates will be open on Saturday, September 24th from 10 am to 11 pm and Sunday, September 25th from 10 am to 6 pm. Come join us to learn about El Salvador and the OSP mission.  We will have crafts and other items from El Salvador for sale.

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OSP Is Once Again  Sending Delegations to El Salvador!

The first OSP delegation since February 2020 landed in San Salvador on June 27, 2022, and returned to Des Moines on July 5th.  Trinity United Presbyterian in Indianola, Iowa, sent 10 people to reunite with the Pastoral Team and their friends in their Partner Communities of Casa de Zinc and Casa de Zacate.  More details on their visit can be found in Kathy Bassett's blog.


Seeking Mission

Our Sister Parish is seeking a full-time designated mission Co-Worker to live in El Salvador. To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and three references with contact information to

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct all questions to as well.

How You Can
Support the Work of OSP

  • Drink Don Justo Coffee (click the Buy Coffee button at the top of the page or buy it at one of our participating churches).

  • Become an OSP Sustaining Member. (For more information, email us at

  • Designate Our Sister Parish Inc (Clive Iowa) as your United Way charity at your place of work. Some companies may make matching donations to your charities.

  • When you shop on Amazon, always use the Amazon Smile link. Designate Our Sister Parish Inc (Clive Iowa) as your charity. Amazon will donate a percentage of all of your purchase amounts to OSP at no additional cost to you. 

  • Click the Donate button at the top of the page and make a contribution.

Remember, Our Sister Parish, Inc., is a registered 501(c)(3) and contributions are tax deductible.