This story reminds me how vital “community” is to the Salvadorans.  Andrea joined the rest of her campesino church members on a trip to the beach.

Food, Worship, Pinatas, Cake – all part of a Salvadorian Baptism This smiley, adorable little girl, Hannah, being presented for baptism today is unaware of the difficulties she has already faced in her short year of life.  Her mother, Laura, is left to raise her without the support of her biological father.  Both she and […]

EL VIAJE DE CARMEN A TRAVES DE LA FRONTERA Translation by Santiago Sanchez Nota del Editor: Mi compañero y yo encontramos esta encantadora adolescente de voz suave hace dos años en un viaje a El Salvador. Se nos acercó después de que ella y su padre cruzaran nuestra frontera sur hace unos meses. Su intención […]


    Afflicted with Hope / is one of many outreach ministries at
    Saint Stephen Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA)
    30 West Main Street, PO Box 266
    New Kingstown, PA 17072

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