Community Children Feeding Programs

$1.50 can provide a substantial and healthy meal for a child in any community in Nicaragua. There are groups of anywhere from 40 to 80 children in each of the Central American feeding programs where the children hear Bible studies and learn the Small Catechism. A deaconess and pastor lead the programs while the children are fed once or twice a week.

I want to support feeding for the children of Nicaragua.

Project 1902 Goal: $12,000


Central America Regional Leadership Training Seminars

This project will provide continuing education seminars for pastors and deacons/esses serving in Central America. A short term seminar held at our Nicaragua seminary is around $2500 USD, including transportation, room/board and materials. Our hope is to offer, at least, four seminars per year.

I want to support the pastors and deacons/esses serving in Central America.

Project 1901 Goal: $13,000


Children’s Education in Nicaragua

Funding is needed to ensure that the 60 children attending the program in 2019 will have the backpacks, notebooks, and educational resources that are included in the $120 USD cost to cover each child’s scholarship.

I want to support education for children in Nicaragua.

Project 1903 Goal: $9,500


School Desks and Chairs

100 desks and chairs are needed to support the children attending feeding and educational programs throughout Nicaragua. Even a small contribution can make a big difference as $15 buys a chair and $35 a desk.

I want to support the children of Nicaragua.

Project 1904 Goal: $5,000


Music Program for Children and Youth

Children and youth receive musical training to learn to play instruments, allowing them to actively participate in their congregation’s worship services. Keyboards, guitars, speakers, microphones, band equipment, music sheets are needed. The project also provides funding for transportation and meals when training is taking place.

I want to support the music program.

Project 1905 Goal: $5,000


Computer Training for Deaconesses and Children

This program and its materials and resources are largely funded and led by a Canadian volunteer, significantly reducing the overall costs. Your support is needed to help the deaconesses and students reach the Chinandega mission centre where they can benefit from the leadership and training being provided.

I want to support computer training.

Project 1907 Goal: $2,500


Missionary Transportation

The majority of pastors in Nicaragua travel by motorcycle to their church, on visits in the community, and back and forth to the mission centre in Chinandega. Two motorcycles are needed for church workers in Central America, each costing about $1700 USD.

I want to support missionary transportation in Nicaragua.

Project 1908 Goal: $4,500


Parsonage Rental in Jinotepe

Housing support is needed for Pastor Rufino as he continues his mission outreach in Jinotepe and La Pita for 2019.

I want to support Pastor Rufino.

Project 1911 Goal: $5,500


Youth Ministry

Since 2015 youth from Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica have met annually at the Mission Centre in Chinandega for a National Youth Gathering. More recently there have also been spin-off regional youth gatherings held in Matagalpa, Jinotega, and Costa Rica. If you are compelled to help the youth continue to meet, and grow in their faith, please support this worthy project.

I want to support youth ministry.

Project 1906 Goal: $8,000


Deaconess Support

There are currently 34 deaconesses and three assistants (maestras) consecrated for diaconal and educational work in congregations. They conduct the Children’s Education Program in their congregations under the supervision of their local pastors and with coordination from Lutheran Church–Canada. This project is to provide a complementary stipend of approximately $18-$20 per month to assist with transportation and expenses.

I want to support the deaconesses.

Project 1909 Goal: $6,000