Door-knocking by those trained for outreach has an increasing number of folks asking, “Que creen los Luteranos?” — or “What do Lutherans believe?”
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Orlando, Fla., hosted a worship service and Bible class on Sunday, Sept. 13.
In this interview, Dr. Leopold Sanchez talks about the upcoming Fifth National Hispanic Convention in Tampa, Fla., July 28-31. Dr. Sanchez is the director of the Center for Hispanic Studies in the Werner R.H. and Elizabeth Ringger Krause Chair for Hispanic Ministries and associate professor of Systemic Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo.
The triennial convention provides “a time of learning, fellowship, empowerment and refreshment,” says Convention President Rev. Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez.
On Feb. 15, Iglesia Luterana Nueva Vida becomes the first Hispanic congregation to be chartered in the LCMS Southeastern District.
The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.
Partnerships between congregations, districts and the Synod are making a big impact around the Church.
Hispanic church workers and lay leaders in Texas gather Oct. 11 to discuss growing mission plants into LCMS-member congregations.
Christ died to save sinners. That’s the message that’s changing lives through LCMS Black and Hispanic Ministries.
The 75-member Iglesia Evangelica Luterana Esperanza Viva now can send delegates to district and national Synod conventions.
Bringing together some 75 participants and presenters, the Oct. 23-25 event in El Paso, Texas, provides resources for participants to use immediately in their communities.
Hispanic ministry successes like English language classes, soccer teams and Zumba groups were the main topics of discussion at an Aug. 24 gathering for Texas-area Hispanic ministry leaders and workers.
Hispanic Ministry upholds the work of pastors, deaconesses and laypeople who are engaged in outreach to the U.S. Latino population, which is expected to grow to 29 percent by 2050. Over the years, Hispanic Ministry has found that showing mercy by meeting urgent needs within Latino communities helps to develop close relationships that, under the Holy Spirit’s power, open up opportunities to share the Gospel.
The website offers a number of resources for Hispanic ministry, including links to 22 LCMS congregations in 10 states that offer worship services in Spanish.