Hispanic Ministry

Convention delegates select emphases for national witness

The LCMS turns its attention toward revitalization, work among Hmong and Hispanic peoples and establishing Rosa J. Young academies.

KFUO Audio: Interview about Partners in Latino Ministry Conference in October 2016

The Rev. Richard Schlak, executive director of Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute, talks with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates about the Partners in Latino Ministry Conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 19-21, 2016, in El Paso, Texas.

Photo essay: Hispanic spirit in ‘Dairyland’

In his quest to reach Mexicans far from the border, Missionary-at-Large and Vicar David Blas shares his faith throughout Sheboygan County, Wis.

Hispanic Ministry Resources

The Rev. Dr. Carlos Hernandez and Deaconess Luz Guerrero have produced a new resource that includes Synod information on links and resources that are available in Spanish.

Photo gallery: Prince of Peace Lutheran – Orlando, Fla.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Orlando, Fla., hosted a worship service and Bible class on Sunday, Sept. 13.

KFUO Audio: His Time – Fifth National Hispanic Convention in Tampa, Fla., on July 28-31

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.

Hispanic convention set for July 28-31 in Tampa

The triennial convention provides “a time of learning, fellowship, empowerment and refreshment,” says Convention President Rev. Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez.

First Hispanic congregation chartered in Southeastern District

On Feb. 15, Iglesia Luterana Nueva Vida becomes the first Hispanic congregation to be chartered in the LCMS Southeastern District.

Synod, Texas District partner to encourage Hispanic ministry

Hispanic church workers and lay leaders in Texas gather Oct. 11 to discuss growing mission plants into LCMS-member congregations.

Getting ‘chartered’ gives voice to Hispanic mission

The 75-member Iglesia Evangelica Luterana Esperanza Viva now can send delegates to district and national Synod conventions.

Rev. Angel Perez, leader in Hispanic ministry, dies

A memorial service for Perez was held Dec. 2 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Casselberry, Fla.

Latino Ministries Conference offers ‘practical ideas’

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 conference focuses on ministry successes

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.

Website lists LCMS churches with Spanish worship

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.

Institute to host Latino Ministries Conference

The Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute will host its first national Partners in Latino Ministries Conference Oct. 23-25 in El Paso, Texas.