Panama’s German community celebrates the Christmas spirit

From Friday, December 12 until Sunday, December 14, the Lutheran pastor Matthias von Westerholdt is coming to Panamá to organize several pre-Christmas events in German.

On the Friday the 12th at 7:30 p.m. there is a service in German in the “El Redentor” Lutheran Church in Balboa. All are invited to attend the service regardless of religious denomination. Afterwards a small get-together is planned with snacks.

On Saturday, December 13, a service for children and a gathering for parents will take place. In addition to the church service, the occasion presents an opportunity for kids to play and for all to get involved with handicraft projects and enjoy a day of exchange. To attend, sign up with one of the contacts listed.

Also on Saturday, an “evening of discussion” will take place. Prior inscription is required. For more information contact:

Helga Stichweh: Tel. 264-080; Email:

Rainhard Buschmann: Tel. 6211-9731; Email:

Uwe Anell: Tel. 230-0117 or 6670-8030; Email:


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