The Hidden Flame
Hunger Program’s Joining Hands empowers women, small-scale farmers in El Salvador
Hope — but then horror
For some seeking a better life, the path to America can lead to unspeakable terror and suffering
Dreams and dangers
For many migrants, the lure of a better life means risking countless perils
(articles in a series from the "Voices from the Border and Beyond" travel seminar)
Tensions Rise Awaiting
Please continue to hold El Salvador and the Salvadoran people in your thoughts and prayers during these trying times. Nothing could be more devastating than for this dispute over election results to spiral into violent confrontations.—Kristi Van Nostran
El Salvador mining ban could establish a vital water security precedent
With their water supply threatened, Salvadorans are hitting back at mining companies
Organized crime in Central America
Battlefields aside, “the northern triangle” of the Central American isthmus is now the most violent region on earth ...
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) began relating to El Salvadoran partners through two PC(USA) programs supported by the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering: Self-Development of People and the Presbyterian Hunger Program.
With its partners, the PC(USA) supports disaster assistance, peace-building programs and holistic church development.
Read a brief history of El Salvador.
The PC(USA)’s partner church in El Salvador is the Lutheran Synod of El Salvador.
El Salvador Mission Network
For information contact Marisa Bustamante
The El Salvador Mission Network is among more than 40 networks that connect Presbyterians who share a common mission interest. Most participants are involved in mission partnerships through congregations, presbyteries or synods. Network members come together to coordinate efforts, share best practices and develop strategies.
Learn more about El Salvador
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