Disaster Response workshops were hosted by Concordia Lutheran Church and School in Palmar Arriba, and Lamb of God Lutheran Church and School in Licey, through grants from the Mercy Center, an institute of Concordia the Reformer Seminary in the Dominican Republic.
Diaconal formation continued in Panama September 28-29, as the ladies continued with their second course in the Deaconess Program, The Divine Service and the Life of the Church. A dozen ladies were in attendance from two congregations.
The Mercy Center, an institute of Concordia Seminary the Reformer (CMSCR), provides a spectrum of educational conferences, from personal witnessing and Christian reconciliation to family and community health and life issues. Disaster response training throughout the Latin American and Caribbean Region is done under the auspices of the Mercy Center.
Concordia Theological Seminary in Nagercoil, India, rebuilds solid walls as the IELC rebuilds upon the Word of God at the Pastor’s Refresher Course.
A photo gallery of the work being done at the Kuamang Kuning congregation of the GKLI.
In July, volunteers, Christa Wesley and Libna Destin from Martin Luther Chapel in Pennsauken, New Jersey, traveled to Peru. Their goal was to enhance the normal routine of the children with a week long music camp.
Children from the six Project 24 sites gathered at the Tumaini site in April for the Catechetical Bible Club Competition.
We thank God for Concordia the Reformer Mercy Center, which has organized and facilitated several theological conferences across Latin America this year.
Diaconal formation continues to expand throughout Latin America. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of International Mission in Latin America and the Caribbean adds the country of Panama.
The first phase of reconstruction at Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil, India, is complete.