Chile has faced it’s toughest week so far in the pandemic with infection rates continuing to rise despite the successful vaccination programme. Hospital ICU bed occupancy has now hit 95% and the mortuaries are reaching capacity. In the Valparaíso region refrigerated containers are being used to cope with demand. Pastor Miguel and his wife have… [Continue Reading]
Supporting the Curín family
We are pleased to be able to offer regular financial support to the Curín family. Benjamín and Ruth with their children Abi and Mati are based in Temuco and work as mission partners with Latin Link, supporting the Anglican church there, Iglesia Jesús el Camino. You can find out more about them from their update… [Continue Reading]
Rodrigo writes: A group of volunteers from our church held a Christmas day with Chilean and Haitian children who live in a marginal neighbourhood in the city of Osorno. We were able to share the word of God with them and explain the meaning of Christmas, the birth of Jesus, Saviour of the World. We… [Continue Reading]
Food Parcel Distribution
Our last extra donation to Miguel allowed them to pack 20 boxes of essentials to give to vulnerable people. The city has been greatly affected by the coronavirus, but also the confinement and quarantine have deeply affected the city’s economy. Government figures say that 25,000 families are now poor. The city started the 3rd Total… [Continue Reading]
Bibles in Punta Arenas
Thanks to a generous donation from one of our supporters we have been able to pay for Bibles and other teaching resources for adults and children for Ronny Pulgar’s church in Punta Arenas.
We’ve just received a message from pastor Ronny Pulgar to say that he and some of his family have developed Covid-19. Ronny says: Symptoms continue, now fatigue and shortness of breath have been added.I trust in the Grace and mercy of Christ the Lord. A hug. Your prayers will do us good. So please do… [Continue Reading]
Update from Ronny
The situation in Chile continues to be a cause for concern. Although the numbers are much lower than those we see here in the UK, the effect on the poor in society is very much greater as there is little social provision. Ronny writes: The current situation has greatly worsened. 2,750 are already dead and… [Continue Reading]
Arnold Page’s Book
Former director of Chile for Christ, Arnold Page, has written a book entitled God, Science and the Bible. Find out more from Arnold’s own website, where you can also buy copies of the book. 10% of sales receipts will be donated to Chile for Christ.