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Latvia Mission Initiative

Methodism first came to Latvia in early 1921, quickly grew to 20 congregations, and in 1925 sent its first missionary to India. World War II and the Soviet period reduced the church to barely nothing until Latvia regained its independence in 1992.

The rebirth of Methodism in Lithuania is an amazing story of God's grace and God's people sharing with one another. Today, The United Methodist Church in Latvia has 13 organized churches in Latvia (11 Latvian speaking, 2 Russian speaking) .

Camp Wesley in Latvia is on the Baltic Sea.Two major programs are Wesley Camp, a 30-acre retreat on the shore of the Baltic Sea, and Hope Center, which provides shelter for homeless and underage pregnant girls:

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*View the list of missionaries serving in Latvia.