We discovered a newly-opened church down the road serving Hispanics and decided to find out how to interface with them.

MARIA ELENA SANTAMARIA GUATEMALA Esta historia se escribe en Español = This story is also written in Spanish. Click here. Editor’s Note: One of the reasons we wanted to meet Maria was to speak with the artisan who made the lovely hand-embroidered pastoral stole Don purchased last year (at the time of the interview) in […]

MARIA ELENA SANTAMARIA GUATEMALA Translation provided by Professor Tony Bianchi “Quiero que mis nietos, a quienes quizás nunca conozca, lean mi historia y sepan que me encantaría conocerlos y llegar a conocerlos algún día.” Nota del editor: Una de las razones que queríamos conocer a María era hablar con la artesana que hizo la hermosa […]


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    Saint Stephen Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA)
    30 West Main Street, PO Box 266
    New Kingstown, PA 17072

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