Latina pastor coordinates Latino Ministries 

The Rev. Brunilda (“Bruny”) Martínez is the conference’s new Coordinator of Latino Ministries, serving part-time while she also serves St. Luke’s UMC in Lebanon. Born in Puerto Rico, she became a part-time local pastor in 2007 and has served seven churches in the Eastern PA Conference, both Latino and Anglo.

Bruny shepherded completion of the merger of two Lancaster congregations, Latino and Anglo, to become Nuevo Creacion UMC in 2011. She earned a Ph.D in 2013 and is completing the Course of Study for Local Pastors. She serves on the conference’s Latino Commission, among other boards and committees.