Category Archives: Internship

Seeing Reality in Cara Sucia

Our final two days in El Salvador took us to Cara Sucia and surrounding communities, on the western border with Guatemala.  It reminded me of Lobato in terms of the level of poverty – which had houses made of clay … Continue reading

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El Salvador Photos

Just a brief post to offer a link to 200 of the photos I took while in El Salvador.  Each photo has a brief caption.  In the coming days I will write more, particularly about our experience in the rural … Continue reading

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Small Country, Big Church

Today´s travels in El Salvador took us to the UCA (Universidad Centroamericana) and to San Lorenzo, a small community near the coast.  In both places we witnessed the struggles of the Salvadoran people and the global church´s solidarity with El … Continue reading

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Transition

(Please see previous posts for more details about our church´s mission trip to El Salvador, from where I´m writing this post.  Frankly, there´s more substance in those previous posts, as this post is pretty thin today.  Sorry!) Today was a day … Continue reading

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Walking With the Salvadoran Lutheran Church

One of the ways we have described our mission trip to El Salvador has been with the words, "walk with."  Our intention on this our first trip to El Salvador is to walk with the Salvadoran people in their daily … Continue reading

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Opening Hearts

Hello! Chris thought it might be nice if someone else from the delegation shared some thoughts on our experience and I (Jane) volunteered. Frankly, I am hoping that taking some time to write will help to clarify some of the … Continue reading

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Links

I’ve been struggling with how to entitle and how to write this post.  We encountered poverty on Saturday and the legacy of war on Sunday, and these are truly two central characteristics of Salvadoran life.  Today – our third full … Continue reading

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