Hispanic Ministry

Convivencia: Multiethnic Ministry in Arkansas

Salem Lutheran Church in Springdale, Ark., holds a monthly bilingual worship service for its Hispanic congregation — Iglesia Luterana Cristo Para Todos, or Christ for All Lutheran Church.

Gaudete: Rompiendo las reglas     

Entonces, ¡Regocíjate en el Señor siempre; repito: Regocíjate (Filipenses 4:4)!

Sincere Care & Small Catechism Bolster Hispanic Outreach

Door-knocking by those trained for outreach has an increasing number of folks asking, “Que creen los Luteranos?” — or “What do Lutherans believe?”

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.

U.S. Church Planting: A New Initiative for the LCMS

The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.

Beating the Bushes

Partnerships between congregations, districts and the Synod are making a big impact around the Church.

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.

Exist to Witness

Christ died to save sinners. That’s the message that’s changing lives through LCMS Black and Hispanic Ministries.

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.

Changing Demographics Present Opportunities

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.