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New Women´s Center!!!

We need scholarships for our women.

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New church in ILAG! Jesus el Buen Pastor

ILAG´s newest community. It is located near Cimiento in the department of Quiche. There are 26 families there and they are looking for a partnership!!!

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Pastor Karen and Valeria Visit Saint Paul Area Synod

In April and May 2017 Pastor Karen and Valeria are visiting the congregations in the St. Paul, MN area. They have celebrated the Guatemala Gala, served communion, preached and touched base with their friends in the area.

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Pastors Karen and Esther visit Santa Amelia, Israel, Nuevo Provenir and Playito

On a long and productive pastoral visit Pastors Karen and Esther visited four villages.  Along the way they celebrated four masses, baptized 12 kids, recieved 10 young people for first communion and attended four church council meetings.  In the photo

Posted in ILA Espíritu Santo – Porvenir de los Martines, Río Negro, ILA Jesús de Los Milagros –Israel, Playa Grande, Quiché, ILA Parroquia Luterana Agustina – Playito Cerro Alto, Rio Negro, ILA San José – Santa Amelia Dolores Petén, Pastoral visits

St. Michael’s and Highview Visit Cimiento

July 27-30, 2015, members of the pastoral team of ILAG along with a delegation of 10 folks from St. Michael’s and Highview Lutheran churches from Minnesota visited the community in Cimiento, Quiche, Guatemala.  The Lutheran church in Cimiento is called

Posted in Highview Christiana, ILA La Santa Cruz de la Esperanza - Cimiento de la Esperanza, St. Michael's - St. Paul

Leader’s Retreat with Rev. Paul Erickson July 3-5, 2015

Reverend Paul Erickson helped teach our recent Leader’s Retreat at the Lutheran Center the first weekend in July, 2105.  The pastoral team along with Pastor Paul taught classes, played games and studied the bible.

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Our Savior’s Lutheran Visits Nueva Guatemala June 2015

Our Savior’s Lutheran from St. Paul, Minnesota visited their partner church ILA San Isidro Labrador in Nueva Guatemala in June, 2015.

Posted in ILA San Isidro Labrador – Nueva Guatemala, Sayajche Peten, Our Savior's Lutheran, Our Savior's Lutheran

St. Andrews from Las Vegas visits El Mirador

St. Andrews Lutheran from Las Vegas, Nevada visited ILAG in April, 2015.  They are partners with the El Mirador community in the city.  Along with home visits, worshipping at El Mirador and helping with the leadership retreat, they visited El

Posted in ILA El Divino Salvador del Mundo, El Mirador, Boca del Monte, Partnerships, St. Andrews Lutheran - Las Vegas

Brandon Louie from UC Davis teaches gardening!

Brandon Louie a graduate student from the University of California, Davis visited this week to teach about vegetable gardening and to help write a proposal to start a formal gardening program here at ILAG.  Brandon’s work is funded by a

Posted in Leadership Development, Uncategorized

Resurrection Lutheran visits Israel

Pastor Bob Bear and the folks from Resurrection Lutheran in Atlanta, Georgia visited ILAG and specifically visited our congregation in Israel.  In addition to leading activities with the children and women, they helped built a proto-type shower and a vegetable

Posted in ILA Jesús de Los Milagros –Israel, Playa Grande, Quiché, Resurrection Lutheran