Yesterday we had the privilege of participating in a nationwide election in Ecuador. Guillermo Lasso was chosen as our new president.
Mabel Velástegui, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
You can read a good article from BBC News about the political context of the election:
This morning Andres Carrera, pastor of a Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Guayaquil, had an opportunity to pray with the president-elect.
See the Facebook post here:
President-elect Lasso will take office at a time characterized by many difficult issues; please pray with us that God would use this man for his purposes in Ecuador.
Ecuador is advancing very slowly with its Covid vaccination program. According to Quito's primary newspaper, only an average of 2 doses of the vaccine have been administered for every 100 people in Ecuador. That ranks Ecuador in 36th place out of 49 countries in the Americas. Read the article from El Comercio:
We will be traveling to the US on May 1. Pray for our preparations in the next couple of weeks. We'll be getting our apartment ready for some friends to temporarily occupy it, and there are many other little details to take care of.
We're looking forward to celebrating Joel and Jaden's wedding on May 23. Pray for them as they plan the event and prepare to start their new life together.