When the plane landed at José Martí Airport, the passengers burst into applause. For eight members of the Florida-Bahamas Synod, reaching Cuba was a relief. Turned away from the flight in October due to paperwork glitches, they could finally greet their companions in the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Cuba after a three-year absence.
A Florida-Bahamas Synod group visits an open air worship space in Isla de la Juventud, Cuba. With the easing of restrictions against religion, the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Cuba is growing.
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