For months our Lutheran mission congregation in Los Olivos, Peru was unable to meet for in-person worship, due to the lockdowns. On November 15th, they were finally able to gather together for the long-awaited dedication of this beautiful new worship facility and to celebrate the Sacrament of the Altar.
Today we want to take the opportunity to thank Pastor Anthony DiLiberto, his wife, Jamie and their four children for their faithful, dedicated and valuable service in the Latin America and Caribbean Region.
Although the Covid-19 situation is seeing little improvement in Peru, the Church continues to be a beacon of hope in the community, reaching out with the Gospel, and sharing His mercy with those in need.
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.
The need to hear of our Savior is universal. To not hear of Him, to not hear of what He has done for us, is to be lost for all eternity.
LCMS involvement in Peru began with flood relief in 1997. Ten years later, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake reinvigorated the LCMS’s disaster response efforts and opened the door to something more.
The LCMS is showing God’s love to children in Lima, Peru.