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CEPAD Ministries

CEPAD supports the efforts of local community members to better their material, social and spiritual resources to live more fulfilling lives. Contributions help provide training and materials for potable water projects, cooperatives, housing and latrine construction, children's and women's projects, agricultural improvement and education and exchange of people in travel study seminars

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Development and Disaster Relief, Nicaragua

Carlos Cardenas is filling this position, serving with the Council of Evangelical Churches of Nicaragua (CEPAD) in development and disaster relief. He travels all over Central America in the event of a natural disaster. Raised in a Marxist-atheist context, Carlos experienced a spiritual awakening through his contact with Quaker relief workers. "I crossed an important bridge when I could say to myself that I'm here in this world because of God's will. I found a way to come back to God through community service to those suffering in hopelessness and need."

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Disaster Relief--Central America

This designated account supplements the One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) offering to enable a significant response for relief and disasters in Central America. Your faithful giving is deeply appreciated.

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Mission Initiative, Regional Liaison for Central America

Tracey King is filling this position, serving with a particular calling to peacemaking and reconciliation. Her work includes travel to the five Central American countries in which the PC(USA) has denominational partners: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. "Being in partnership means we not only listen, but we also risk being touched and transformed by our partners' perspectives and realities," writes Tracey. "As a mission worker of the PC(USA), I am lucky to be part of a new model of mission and of relationship between institutions. Please pray for our church and institutions as we struggle ...

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Partnership Facilitator/Delegations Coordinator, Nicaragua

CEPAD partners with rural churches and collectives to share expertise, encouragement, faith and resources in a manner that creates sustainability and self-sufficiency. Justin and Rene Sundberg have been called to fill this position with the Council of Protestant Churches of Nicaragua (CEPAD) to serve poor rural communities. They facilitate CEPAD's partnership program in which churches and presbyteries form covenant relationship with rural communities and create bonds of faith. The Sundbergs also develop programs for mission teams and delegations that come to Nicaragua to learn from and with Nicaraguans. They act as host, translator, counselor, and cultural interpreter.

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Partnership Facilitators, Honduras

The Presbyterian Church in Honduras consists of 18 Presbyterian churches. These churches are located in a 60 mile radius of the capital city Tegucigalpa. Money given to this account will help to send and support mission workers to facilitate the coordination of partnership relationships between the Presbyterian Church in Honduras and PC(USA) entities. They will also play a role in helping build the capacity of the local church leaders to manage partnership relationships, joint projects and visit coordination. Rev. Mark Wright and Ashley Wright are currently serving in this ministry.

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The Centro Intereclesial de Estudios Teologicos y Sociales (CIEETS)

Believing that theology cannot be done in isolation from our service to community, CIEETS (Centro Intereclesial de Estudios Teologicos y Sociales, (The Interchurch Center for Theological and Social Studies), is both a theological institution as well as a community development organization. AMAD (Environment and Development Program, Area de Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo) works with rural communities to strengthen local capacity with the aim of improving the quality of life for those living in vulnerable situations of poverty. Their theology program (FEET - Facultad Evangelica de Estudios Teologicos: The Evangelical Faculty for Theological Studies) serves students from over 40 denominations, offering programs ...

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