Trinity U.C.C. welcomes missionary to Chile

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Elena Huegel, missionary to Chile, will be at Trinity United Church of Christ Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. A reception will follow the presentation. A presentation will be given with inspiring stories and photographs about the Chilean people as they rebuild their lives in the aftermath of natural disasters.
Huegel is a teacher, storyteller, a poet, and an artist. She is the program director of Centro Shalom, a peace and environmental education camp in central Chile. She uses a variety of imaginative methods to teach ecology and peace-building.
In addition, she creates a context for spiritual transformation and healing. Elena is bilingual and bicultural and acts as a bridge between the English and Spanish-speaking communities. She has worked with delegations from the MACUCC churches and has been active in relief efforts following the earthquake and tsunamis of February 2010.