Bringing Light into Darkness

Few places are as dark as prisons, whose inhabitants often feel alone and forgotten.

But Bob Larson, a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour in Greenville, SC, is part of a movement that brings light and hope to the incarcerated, all while helping to fulfill the mission of the church in the community.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Nuestro Salvador

Last Sunday, the people from Parroquia Nuestro Salvador in Greenville had for the third time their Hispanic heritage celebration. In this ocassion, this important celebration started with our traditional worship service at 3:00 p.m. with more than 80 people in attendance and a baptism of a 15 year old girl whom with her family who were new to Christianity. As usual, the youth group actively participated leading the liturgy along with their pastor Alejandro Mejía. Afterwards, there was a fellowship hall full of delicious and authentic Latino food, prepared by the families of the mission congregation, waiting for all attendees to enjoy and celebrate their Latino roots and also to give thanks for the opportunity God has given to them to be in this nation.

Grove Medical is LSC’s South Carolina Philanthropist of the Year

LSC’s Elliott Williams poses with Shannon Wasmer and David York of Grove Medical, which was honored with LSC’s Philanthropist of the Year award for South Carolina.[/caption]Lutheran Services Carolinas’s South Carolina Philanthropist of the year is Grove Medical, Inc., based in Greenville.

Parroquia Nuestro Salvador celebrates their Hispanic diversity

On Sunday September 20th, more than 80 people gathered at Parroquia Nuestro Salvador in Greenville, South Carolina, in order to celebrate their Hispanic heritage under the leadership of the community and their ELCA Mission Developer Pastor Alejandro Mejía.