DePaz to staff EPA’s Latino Commission

The Rev. Maria Quesada “Lisa” DePaz, Pastor of Haws Avenue UMC in Norristown since, will become Coordinator of the Eastern PA Conference Latino Ministries Commission July 1. Currently the commission’s secretary, …

DACA Dreamers to share their stories, Oct. 31

Meet and learn about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) immigrants, known as Dreamers, through a virtual encounter with several of them on Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 to 11:30 AM, on Zoom. That’s …

Celebrando Nuestra Hispanidad*

By the Rev. Lilian “Luky” Cotto, Eastern PA Conference Coordinator of Latino Ministries** As a Guatemalan native, I rejoice in sharing a little about the great annual celebration of our …

Latino ministry aided by immigrant rights group
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Casa del Pueblo, a ministry of Lehman UMC in Hatboro, received part of a grant won by an immigrant rights organization to help Latino families in dire need of aid due to lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 11-year-old ministry serves families in and around Hatboro and also in Warrington, where it conducts worship and Sunday school at St. Paul UMC, its satellite location…