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February 26, 2020

This late February blog post comes from YAGM Charlie (or Aida Ndiaye as she's known in Senegal).  Charlie is living this year in Foundiougne, a river town and transport hub in central Senegal, where she serves with the Department of Community Development of th...

February 13, 2020

In this February Newsletter, you can read all about the Lutheran Church of Senegal at Christmas and get glimpses of Pastor Kristin and the 2019-2020 YAGM participating in the life of their communities in Senegal.

A pdf of the February Newsletter is available he...

February 6, 2020

Our second post from the YAGM Senegal 2019-2020 cohort comes from YAGM Zig (or Ndeye Mariame Ndiaye, as she's known in Senegal).  Zig is living this year in Yeumbeul, a fast-moving suburb of Dakar and serving with our partner Senegalese Lutheran Development Se...

January 13, 2020

Our first blog post from the YAGM Senegal 2019-2020 cohort comes from YAGM Sarah (or Daba Ndour, as she's known in Senegal).  Sarah has been living this year in Fatick, Senegal and serving with the Lutheran Church of Senegal.  She divides her time between the...

November 18, 2019

 In early November, YAGM Charlie (or Aida Ndiaye as she's known in Senegal) traveled from her home community of Foundiougne to visit her fellow YAGM Sarah (or Daba Ndour) in Fatick. 

Travel along with Aida on her visit to Fatick in the video below!

October 4, 2019

The Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) Senegal program has officially entered into our fourth year of ministry!  Hooray!! 

In this October Newsletter, you can read all about sending the third group (2018-2019) of YAGM back to the US and receiving our fo...

September 2, 2019

The 2019 - 2020 Senegal Young Adults in Global Mission have arrived in Senegal!  Welcome!

On Thursday, August 22nd, I was accompanied by my Senegalese Lutheran Development Services colleague, Yacinthe, and together, we met the five Senegal YAGM upon their arriv...

July 29, 2019

An ELCA Lutheran church in New Jersey asked me (Pastor Kristin) if I would share about God's work that is happening here in Senegal with their Vacation Bible School program this summer.  These videos of God's Goodness in Senegal are the result.  There are...

July 24, 2019

An ELCA Lutheran church in New Jersey asked me (Pastor Kristin) if I would share about God's work that is happening here in Senegal with their Vacation Bible School program this summer.  These videos of God's Goodness in Senegal are the result.  There are...

July 23, 2019

A Lutheran church in New Jersey asked me (Pastor Kristin) if I would share about God's work that is happening here in Senegal with their Vacation Bible School program this summer. 

So, like any good Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) coordinator, I asked the...

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ABOUT YAGM SENEGAL

Pastor Kristin Engstrom is the Country Coordinator for the Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) program in Senegal.  Each year, young adults from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America join her in Senegal, where they serve for one year with our partners in the Lutheran Church of Senegal and Senegalese Lutheran Development Services.  

You can support Pastor Kristin's work by giving through ELCA Global Church Sponsorship.

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