You are a vital congregation of our synod! (Part 2 – Love One Another)

by Rev. Marj Funk-Pihl, Director for Evangelical Mission, SWCA Synod Which method of communication to you use MOST OFTEN to get the word out about events and volunteer opportunities in your congregation? Announcements, newsletter, and bulletin articles. Intentional conversations between friends. During Synod assembly this past June, I asked folks

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Refugee Stories: “I’m terrified that my son and I will be killed if we are deported”

The plight of refugees and migrants from South America grows more drastic and their fate more uncertain. Refugee Stories are testimonies from children, adults, and families, gathered by the Salvadorean Lutheran Church, our companion synod in El Salvador, and CARECEN, an organization working to change the immigration system, win legal

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Refugee Stories: “They killed my brother less than a year after he was deported”

The plight of refugees and migrants from South America grows more drastic and their fate more uncertain. Refugee Stories are testimonies from children, adults, and families, gathered by the Salvadorean Lutheran Church, our companion synod in El Salvador, and CARECEN, an organization working to change the immigration system, win legal

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