Tireless minister who once worked in Bryn Mawr now battles poverty in Kensington
Ten years ago, the Rev. Adan Mairena decided to leave the Main Line majesty of Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church to minister to people living in poverty in Kensington.
“In one day,” said Mairena, a Honduran-born, second-generation preacher, “I went from first world to the third. From Renoirs on the walls to people with no running water — in 15 miles.”
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