Companion Congregation – Chile 2014. Original delegation from the Western Iowa Synod and the Indiana-Kentucky Synod (in no certain order): Bishop Rodger and Christine Prois (WIS); Pr. Rod and Renae Hopp (Immanuel, Forest City); Pr. Bob and Dee Vaage (First, West Okoboji); Mary Rippke (First, West Okoboji); Pr. Arlyn Norris (WIS Companion Synods Network Chair); Jim & Marilyn Fevold (Our Saviour’s, Humboldt), Stan Bochtler (St. Mark, Storm Lake); Joy and Ronald Young (St. Paul, Treynor); Gail Bauler (Bethlehem, Cherokee); David Hickman (Bethlehem, Cherokee); Cindy Wells (WIS Director for Global Mission); and Pr. Chris Duckworth and Pr. Carolyn Lesmeiser (Indiana-Kentucky Synod). 2014. Announcement of our Sister Congregation partnership: St. Mark, Church of Damascus Road (Fort Dodge) and La Trinidad in Santiago. 2014. Signing the Sister Congregation agreement — Pastor Marcello Huenulef of la Trinidad, Stan Bochtler of St. Mark/Church of Damascus Road. 2014. Interior of the church in Valparaiso, another congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chile (IELCH). Click on the photo to read its caption. Read more about our partnership on the Global Missions page.