May 15, 2020

This spring, I had planned to visit as many of the church congregations who support me as an ELCA missionary in Senegal, West Africa.  But, with COVID-19, that is no longer possible. 

For all of you who I was supposed to visit; and for all of you who are c...

April 14, 2020

YAGM Senegal was delighted to be invited to participate in a new project for Holy Week this year:  The Triduum Project.  Since most people around the world have been asked to stay home as much as possible during this time of the COVID-19 virus, including durin...

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...

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...

July 1, 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...

June 21, 2019

A Lutheran pastor colleague from New Jersey asked me to share about God's work that is happening here in Senegal with the Vacation Bible School in his congregation this summer. 

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

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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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