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Reflections

Happy Anniversary Casa Hogar!

Written by Tara Euler, Santiago Partnership Board Member

I was so fortunate to be able to attend the Casa Hogar one year anniversary this past week.  It is almost hard to believe that from the opening last June, this beautiful

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Simeon’s Baptism

Yesterday, June 11, Simeon was baptized at our home church, Iglesia El Salvador.  It was a wonderful day to reflect on the events and people that led up to this day.  Simeon was able to have his teacher and family,

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Hallelujah

I seem to be in an interesting spot these days as we prepare for a year of home assignment in the States.  I recently read a blog I had written as we were going to be returning back from the

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The Loss of a Dear Friend

Kim and I lost a dear friend yesterday, Pastor Paul Thompson.  Paul was a member of the Board of the Santiago Partnership but more than that he was the pastor of our Home Church, Northwest Covenant Church in Mt. Prospect,

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Press On

1 Thessalonians 5:18 New International Version (NIV)

18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

As some of you may have seen on social media, Joel and I took a weekend spiritual

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Reflection from Kim on the Women’s Caravan

Yesterday marked the completion of the first Women’s Holistic Medical Caravan in wonderful collaboration of the Women’s Ministry of the Covenant Church of Ecuador, the Santiago Partnership, Covenant missionaries from the States and Sweden, and volunteers from Ecuador, the United

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LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD

I (Kim) am keenly reminded quite often how our pasts can come back around.  That is definitely a loaded comment.  Of course, the negative parts of our pasts can. We can think of them and be angry or upset or

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Ecuador Elections

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Shortly after seeing the U.S. elect a new president and then in January our denomination here, IPEE or the Covenant Church of Ecuador, now we are seeing a new president elected for the country of Ecuador.  On February 19th, we

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Santiago Partnership 2016 Year in Review

We will provide a year in review of what all transpired in 2016 through pictures.  Each picture can be clicked on to follow the link to read about it.  Thank you for all of your support in 2016!!!

 

 

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What I would tell my 23 year old self…

I remember right before Joel and I got married, I was 23 and thought, of course, that I knew it all.  During bridal showers and other events leading up to our wedding, there were some people that were pretty negative

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