Pastor Elisario Vargus who is President of the Baptist Association of Churches in Southern Peru along with his wife Esther who is Vice Principal of a school in Tacha, visited RSD on Monday 22nd May 2017.
They spent time with staff and pupils in the Modern Languages Department, speaking Spanish with pupils from Years 10 and 11. During lunch hour they spoke to pupils at the Junior Scripture Union. On both occasions they gave a short presentation about the people, climate and culture of Peru.
They were in Northern Ireland to take part in “Peru 90” celebrations organised by the Association of Baptist Churches in Ireland to mark 90 years of Baptist Missions involvement in Peru. They were accompanied by Desmond and Mavis Creelman from Randalstown.