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Latino ministry offers food, faith and the gift of music

Latino ministry offers food, faith and the gift of music

By John W. Coleman Casa del Pueblo, the Latino Ministry of Lehman UMC in Hatboro, served more than 140 people, including dine-in and take-out orders, at its International Dinner on… Read more

Long-detained immigrant families in PA arouse concern, protests

Long-detained immigrant families in PA arouse concern, protests

By John W. Coleman In the throes of the nation’s broken immigration system, dozens of Central American families seeking asylum from violence at home have been languishing at a detention… Read more

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9 tips for communicating with Hispanics and Latinos

Is your church located in a rapidly changing community with an influx of Hispanic and Latino families? Do you wish to reach out to these new residents? Learn more at  Read more

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Hispanic Heritage Month: A time to celebrate and learn

September 15 to October 15 is recognized as Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month both nationally and in The United Methodist Church. Congregations are encouraged to celebrate the importance of Hispanic/Latino culture, traditions… Read more

Nuevo Nacimiento (New Birth) UMC was awarded the UM Discipleship Ministries new One Matters Discipleship Award, presented to the Rev. Elena Ortiz, senior pastor, and her leadership team at Annual Conference in May 2015.

New Birth to host new church planters this week

The Eastern PA Conference will welcome actual and aspiring church planters to a regional training and support event this weekend, August 21-23. Iglesia Metodista Unida Nuevo Nacimiento (New Birth UMC)… Read more

The Revs. Esdras Seda, Alicia Julia-Stanley and Irving Cotto, Bishop Peggy Johnson, and the Rev. Owen Ross and Xóchitl Medina Ross.

Dallas pastor shares ministry insights with Latino Commission

The Eastern PA Conference Latino Commission held its annual Latino Convocation May 23, during Pentecost weekend, at Nuevo Nacimiento (New Birth) UMC in Lebanon. About 75 clergy and lay attendees… Read more

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President, Bishop both cite immigrant child in Christmas story

U.S. President Barack Obama and United Methodist Bishop Minerva Carcaño have cited the Christmas story as the best example of how to welcome the undocumented “strangers among us.” Both were… Read more

Latino Coalition trainings teach UMC’s past, future

The EPA Conference Latino(a) Ministries Coalition offered back-to-back training events for two different groups in October, one focused on the relevant past, the other on the emerging future. The first… Read more

Hispanics/Latinos: Peoples of many cultures

Editor’s Note: During National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month people in the U.S. celebrate the heritage, culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the nation and throughout the Americas. September… Read more

Latino Ministry Report to Office of Connectional Ministries, September 2014

The work of the kingdom will never run out.  We are constantly moving toward the goal that was set before us by our Lord: “Go and make disciples, teaching them… Read more