By The Rev. Alejandro Mejia
Nuestro Salvador was one and the only Hispanic and Lutheran congregation among the almost one-hundred exhibitors, and more than two-thousand participants that gathered at Barnet Park in Spartanburg SC. There were fifteen volunteers from our mission congregation that came to stand in support and solidarity with our siblings from the LGBTQ+ community. Pastor Alejandro was invited as the guest preacher at the Upstate Pride Opening Interfaith Service.
This was a big milestone for our mission congregation which is mostly formed by Latino immigrants, who despite the many challenges and stumbling blocks this community faces day by day, saw this opportunity as an occasion to put their faith into action and be witnesses of the good news that welcomes all.
Nuestro Salvador is definitely making a difference in the Upstate of South Carolina, focusing in building relationships that promotes inclusion, love, and service to all. We thank God for using us as her instruments for the sake of her people.
If you would like to have more information of what God is doing through Nuestro Salvador and how you can support our multiple ministries, do not hesitate to contact us via email
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