Pastor Mateo – Immigration Program at Tapestry Lutheran in Richfield

Pastor Mateo Chavez from San Juan Bautista Lutheran Church in Tucson, AZ, preaching at Tapestry Lutheran in Richford, MN on July 14, 2019. The gospel reading was Luke 10:25-37, the story of the Good Samaritan. Listen as he relates the lessons of the Bible passage to the situation of immigrants and asylum seekers at the US border. Translation for the many visitors was provided by Pastor Melissa Melnik Gonzalez of Tapestry. That same evening, Pastor Mateo, with others from his family, told stories of people arriving at the Nogales border crossing area. Many Lutheran Advocacy-MN advocates attended and appreciated the hospitality (including dinner) of the Tapestry congregants.  Click here to see the full video: