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New Aftershocks in Concepcion, Chile

On March 11, Rosario Castillo , executive director of EPES informs that the situation in Concepcion became difficult again.There have been strong aftershocks all day and there are rumors that a stronger aftershock will come as well as another tsunami....

Chile – Journey of Solidarity Day 1

A delegation of church leaders is making their way from Santiago to Concepcion, bringing prayers and fellowship in the areas hardest hit by the earthquake.  Here are a few of their reflections.  Thursday March 4, 2010: As we departed we...

Haiti – a reflection from Florida

 Mary Delasin is one of the Synod Hunger Leaders in Florida-Bahamas Synod.  This Synod has been instrumental in the Haiti Earthquake response as the companion along with the ELCA of the Lutheran Church of Haiti.  I’m sharing a recent note from...

Chile Updated information from companion Synod

  The following note was added as a comment to the first Chile Earthquake post.  I thought it might be missed as a comment, so am copying here.                            Peace,  Dan.  (Daniel Rift, ELCA World Hunger and Diaster Appeal)  Note...

Chile Earthquake news update

  Chile Earthquake – updated 2/27,  6 pm Eastern Time: Check out the update from Lutheran News Service at: http://www.elca.org/News/Releases.asp?a=4461 Material you might want for Sunday morning has now been posted at www.elca.org/disaster Thank you for the prayers and continued...

Chile Earthquake

Unbelievable to wake up this morning to the news of the Earthquake the impending possibilities of impact from a tsunami.   As with Haiti and so many other situations, the ELCA has a connection to what is happening.  We have two...