Pastor Daira Cilnis, who has led the congregation for 12 years, moved from Latvia to the U.S. at age 3. (Photo by Walker Orenstein)

Pastor Daira Cilnis, who has led the congregation for 12 years, moved from Latvia to the U.S. at age 3. (Photo by Walker Orenstein)

Pastor Daira Cilnis, who has led the congregation for 12 years, moved from Latvia to the U.S. at age 3. (Photo by Walker Orenstein)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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