How COVID is affecting Chile

Download the May 2021 EPES update here. Dear Supporting Congregations*, As you head into summer with Memorial Day weekend around the corner, winter is arriving here in Chile. I am happy to see family and friends in the states returning to a somewhat “normal” life...

Sowing hope, cultivating solidarity

Dear Supporting Congregations*, I am excited to share this short (5 min) video about EPES’ community gardening project. In the video, community health workers share their experiences creating the garden and they report how this collective learning process has...

An update from Chile – March 31, 2021

The following was received March 31, 2021, from Karen Anderson, an ELCA missionary in Chile. St. John’s helps to support her ministry. Dear Supporting Congregations, I wanted to send a quick update about the situation in Chile and also share a brief reflection I...

Stories of Hope & Resistance from Chile

St. John’s supports Karen Anderson, an ELCA missionary in Chile. We recently received the following email from her. The newsletter with these inspiring stories is downloadable here. Dear Friends of EPES, In the midst of the suffering and uncertainty ravaging our...