equipping churches to transform communities
CONNECTING CHURCHES CHANGING LIVES
Of all the missions organizations I’ve worked with, I’ve never seen one more strategic in their approach and well-suited for a transforming partnership with U.S. churches.
Mark Orphan Missions and Outreach Pastor Timberline Church. Fort Collins, CO
The bottom line is that it’s sustainable, it’s empowering...It’s obvious that God’s at work doing something special. Mark Haugen Latin America Operations Director Compassion and Justice Ministries Willow Creek Community Church, Barrington, IL
WHAT IS ENLACE? [ en-lah-say ] = link CHURCH-CENTERED, OUTCOME DRIVEN ENLACE (pronounced en-lah-say, the Spanish word for link) has been equipping churches to transform communities in El Salvador since 1993. Over a 10-year period, we train and coach church leaders to work with their communities to develop sustainable health, infrastructure and community economic development projects.
Church-led community transformation Organized and effective communities Extreme hunger and poverty erradicated Increased access to education Improved infant and maternal health Decreased spread of infectious diseases
ENLACE wants the local church to be recognized. ENLACE is behind the church as a support. This makes them different from any
COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION OUTCOMES:
other ministry I’ve known.
Miguel Duran Pastor. The Good Samaritan Church Las Delicias, El Salvaodor
Improved housing and community infrastructure
ENLACE is your link to transformation in El Salvador
We're all learning together, developing a vision together…I've become a better servant-leader and now see things from a new perspective. Mauricio Alvarado Pastor, Zurisadai Church San Jacinto, El Salvador
ENLACE LINKS YOUR CHURCH TO: - Salvadoran churches committed to transforming their communities - Sustainable community development projects impacting entire regions of El Salvador - Ongoing mission trip experiences with partner church(es) and communities - Fundraising campaigns and increased church participation in missions - Prompt reporting of your donations and your local church partner’s impact in El Salvador
PROJECTEDGROWTH In 2010 ENLACE worked with 32 Salvadoran churches impacting more than
46,000 people By 2015 ENLACE plans to work with 100 Salvadoran churches impacting 250,000 people
Churches with U.S. Partners (2010) Churches in need of U.S. Partners (2015)
GETLINKED 4 STEPS TO
STEP 1// EXPLORE Meet with an ENLACE representative to discuss opportunities for a possible partnership Travel on a vision trip to El Salvador to better understand ENLACEâ€™S ministry, meet local pastors and their leaders, and visit community development projects STEP 2// INVEST Invest in the ongoing coaching and leadership development of at least one Salvadoran church ($5,000 per church per year) Fund locally identified and managed projects to alleviate poverty STEP 3// EXPERIENCE Travel to El Salvador and work alongside church partner(s) on locally identified projects and ministry opportunities Strengthen and motivate partner churches in their ongoing work STEP 4// ENGAGE Engage your church in ongoing relationships with the local church in El Salvador Promote additional projects and partnership opportunities in your church
CONTACT 1-888-675-2313 email@example.com www.enlaceonline.org