Getting to Know: Pr. Santiago

1. Where did you grow up? I was born and grew up in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. It is the first founded in Americas. DR is a small beautiful country of more than nine million of people. We are a combination of three cultures: Native Taínos, Spanish and African. God blessed us with beautiful landscapes, beaches, mountains, valleys, rivers. Is the land of the bachata and merengue and the baseball game. Millions more…

A Time of Profound Grace

In some circles February is called the month of the love. Here at Gloria Dei we take it very seriously. This month we celebrated our traditional night for couples. This is an exclusive time for that person we love. This was a special night where around 20 couples of Gloria Dei and First Lutheran enjoyed a time of sharing a delicious dish, beautiful live music, a dance time, fun moment, etc. We are very grateful more…

March 2014 Reminder

March 2014 Reminder Newsletter In some circles February is called the month of the love. Here at Gloria Dei we take it very seriously. This month we celebrated our traditional night for couples. This is an exclusive time for that person we love. This was a special night where around 20 couples of Gloria Dei and First Lutheran enjoyed a time of sharing a delicious dish, beautiful live music, a dance time, fun moment, etc. more…

February 2014 Reminder

February 2014 Reminder Newsletter After our wonderful annual meeting we continue our way from Epiphany to Lent. Lent is a time of new beginning and re-centering our lives on Jesus. This means praying more, giving more. The new beginning that Jesus offers to each of us is often found in the struggles of life. In the things of life big and small, we need Jesus. We need His saving presence, His healing forgiveness, and His more…