Are you interested in learning more and finding out what action steps you can take to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families? 

On Tuesday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m., there will be a follow-up meeting for those who attended the September meeting and anyone else who is interested in exploring this issue. 

Please invite anyone who might have an interest in this area to come along with you. And please continue to pray for migrant children and families. If you have any questions, contact Karen Wagner at 847-885-7010 or



The acronym AMMPARO refers to the ELCA’s strategy for Accompanying Migrant Minors with Protection, Advocacy, Representation and Opportunities. AMMPARO was envisioned after witnessing the plight of children who are forced to flee their communities because of complex and interrelated reasons, including chronic violence, poverty, environmental displacement and lack of opportunities in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Due to our connection to companion churches in the region, including companion synod relationships, and existing ministries in the U.S., the ELCA is well-positioned to help ensure that these vulnerable children are protected.


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