The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Hungry for the gospel

Missionaries to Guatemala find a niche

Our ministry: I (Ron), help Iglesia Luterana Agustina de Guatemala with preaching, budgeting, planning and training church leaders in theology and pastoral skills. I also coordinate visits of delegations from partner churches, and translate questions, requests for visits and messages of support for this dynamic young church.

Vonnie teaches English and music at the church's two accredited basic schools. A registered nurse, she also helps design and deliver sanitation, health and nutrition training to remote villages. Simply washing hands can prevent nearly half of the consequences of diarrhea and respiratory diseases — real killers in developing countries. Together we're developing a comprehensive plan for improved sanitation and drinking water.

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