A Reflection on the Caminemos Juntos Conference in Argentina

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Leaders from eight congregations from four Provinces (Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Santa Fe and Salta) gathered together from May 31 to June 2, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the fifth annual Caminemos Juntos conference in Latin America. The event took place at the Church of  San Pedro (Flores) and the Church of San Salvador (Belgrano).

The regional event featured the Primate Bishop Greg Venables (who opened the conference and offered a closing benediction), one of the directors of Caminemos Juntos, Jonathan Kindberg from the United States, and United Adoration, a movement of musicians committed to creating new worship songs for the Anglican Church. The conference also featured several workshops and group discussions centered on the building up and strengthening of the growing church.

It had been too long since the different Anglican churches of Argentina had met! It was good to see the Argentinian church mobilized in this way: sharing, enjoying fellowship, worshipping, and praying together, while serving the Lord seeking new directions at this time in the country.

Psalms 133: 1
“How good and pleasant it is  when God’s people live together in unity!”

Six representatives from the new GAFCON Province in Brazil attended (Arlinda, Karyna and Thais Souza, Patrícia Neves, Priscila Carriço and Marcos Antônio), along with Pastor Cristóbal Cerón from Chile, and Pastors Justin Clifton and Sergio Villanueva from the United States, leaders of United Adoration.

Those from Brazil shared their experiences living through the current revival of the Anglican Church in Brazil, and the importance of discipleship, evangelism, intercession, and worship for revival.

At the conference, we prayed for the multiplication of churches, passion and love for the lost in our communities, and for the spreading of the Word of God in schools, at work, and other community centers.

We received excellent teachings, and took time to listen to what God was sharing with us and to what he was calling us and our churches. It was clear: Spread the gospel to the four corners of the world!

Now is the time! The Holy Spirit launched us into our mission in South America. Now we all must roll up our sleeves, and take the first steps so that we may continue walking together, following the direction of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 11: 23-24
“Then the Lord will drive out all these nations before you, and you will dispossess nations larger and stronger than you. Every place where you set your foot will be yours: Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon, and from the Euphrates River to the Mediterranean Sea.”