Laurie Knott, Eastern Synod Vice Chair and Rev Riitta Hepomaki, Assistant to the Bishop participated in a companionship consultation in Guyana in early October.
They met with the leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Guyana as well as representatives of ELCA Global Mission department and Florida/Bahama Synod for visioning and planning for the future.
The purpose of the meeting was to learn more about each other’s churches and seek ways to strengthen our partnerships. Paulina Dasse, Manager for Relationships Latin America and the Caribbean Global Mission Unit ELCA, led the group in discussion about best practices and new commitments.
The full report of the consultation will be posted on the website in the coming weeks.