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Music Retreat at the Lutheran Center – March 7-8, 2015

23 musicians from nine of our churches gathered at the Lutheran Center for a weekend of music and music learning.  The workshop was led by Todd with guest lecturers, pastors Karen and Esther and  Beatriz.  In addition this time we

Posted in Music

Mount Olivet Lutheran visits ILAG

Mount Olivet Lutheran from Minneapolis, Minnesota visited ILAG for 10 days in February.  They helped with a women’s retreat at the Lutheran Center, visited ILAG congregations in Nuevo Porvenir and Playita Cero Alto, made a brief visit to El Mirador

Posted in Colegio Luterano Agustino - El Mirador, ILA Espíritu Santo – Porvenir de los Martines, Río Negro, ILA Parroquia Luterana Agustina – Playito Cerro Alto, Rio Negro, Mount Olivet Lutheran, Mount Olivet Lutheran - Minneapolis, Partnerships, Women

Mount Olivet Lutheran visits El Mirador School

The brothers and sisters from Mount Olivet visited El Mirador school and brought a little gift for the kids.

Posted in Children, Colegio Luterano Agustino - El Mirador, Education, Mount Olivet Lutheran - Minneapolis, Uncategorized

National Council Meeting and Leader’s Retreat Feb. 7-10 2015

Twenty seven leaders from 14 church communities met at the Lutheran Center for the bi-annual “consejo nacional”.  We reported on our progress in ministry, made plans for the future and studied the bible.  The theme for the meeting and for

Posted in Leadership Development, National Council Meetings, Pastoral visits

Pastor Karen, Todd, Brian and Dawn visit 4 communities

November 13-17, 2014: Brian and Dawn McWilliams from Los Angeles accompanied Pastor Karen and Todd to visit 4 communities in the Coban area.  They were very busy: in Cimiento, Pastor Karen and the team celebrated mass and installed Pedro and

Posted in Education, ILA Espíritu Santo – Porvenir de los Martines, Río Negro, ILA Jesús de Los Milagros –Israel, Playa Grande, Quiché, ILA La Santa Cruz de la Esperanza - Cimiento de la Esperanza, ILA Parroquia Luterana Agustina – Playito Cerro Alto, Rio Negro, Pastoral visits

Shepherd of the Hills visits their partner in Aurora

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran from Austin, Texas visited ILA Virgen de Rosario, in Aurora, Alta Verapaz.  The following show the delegation, the one year old church and the marimba.

Posted in ILA Virgen del Rosario - Aurora, Chaman Alta Verapas, Partnerships, Shepherd of the Hills, Uncategorized

Augustana visits San Agustin in La Esmeralda

A delegation of eleven from Augustana Lutheran in St. Paul, Minnesota visited their partner congregation, San Agustin in La Esmeralda (near Dolores, Petén).  They got to see the new church being built, help ordain a new minister (Fabián), participate in

Posted in Augustana, ILA San Agustín- La Esmeralda Dolores, Petén, Partnerships

Health Retreat August 8-10, 2014

Here is a photo of the recent health retreat.

Posted in Health

The new hymnal is here!

The new hymnal “Himnario Luterano 2014” has been printed.  This is the first hymnal for ILAG.  It is a first edition with many things to improve, but an exciting start to collecting and presenting all the rich musical traditions of

Posted in Music, St. Andrews Lutheran - Las Vegas

Youth retreat at the Lutheran Center

The youth retreat this past weekend was a big success!  Activities and classes filled the two days.  The theme was “Dreams”.  Members of the Southeastern Synod came to help with the event.  Thank you Rachel, John Paul, Ethan, Rebecca and

Posted in Southeastern Synod, Youth