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Map of El Salvador

El Salvador

Find mission workers in El Salvador


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)

El Salvadorans, with PC(USA) support, rediscover nutrition benefits of native tree

El Salvador's election: An extraordinary result

Tensions Rise Awaiting 
Election Results
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.

Partner churches

The PC(USA)’s partner church in El Salvador is the Lutheran Synod of El Salvador.

Alliance of Presbyterian and Reformed Churches of Latin America (AIPRAL)

Presbytery partnership

Presbytery of Des Moines
   Our Sister Parish – Equipo Pastoral Comunitaria

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

Visit the BBC country profile.

See the 2016 Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study:
Jan. 27
March 6