Track 9 - Engaging Hispanics/Latinos

In this track you'll learn best practices related to why you should and how your church can better embrace and accommodate this growing population for the sake of the Gospel.

Workshop Schedule

Session A - Tuesday, Nov 5 (10:45a) - Why the Pursuit of Hispanics and Latinos Matters :: Sam Rodriguez

In this workshop, Sam will identify value differences and the acculturation process of the Hispanic/Latino community to help in building relationships and promoting understanding. Come learn what social experiences and involvements effect Hispanic/Latino openness to a multi-ethnic church.

Session B - Tuesday, Nov 5 (1:30p) - Embracing the Other Senior Pastor :: Alex Rivero

It sounds perfect: help fulfill the Great Commission by having an ethnic group meet in your church. But what are the dynamics and challenges? In this workshop, Alex will explain while sharing with you key principles and best practices.

Session C - Wednesday, Nov 6 (10:45a) - Paths to Bilingual Worship :: Jorge Lockward

Join Jorge to explore proven practical models for engaging bilingual (English/Spanish) worship. From music to sermons, and from greeting to sending, this workshop will help you to create a bilingual environment via the local church.

Session D - Wednesday, Nov 6 (1:30p) - Building Healthy Relationships in a Multicultural Congregation :: Art Lucero

Friendship development is the key to the integration of members in multi-ethnic churches. Join Art to discuss how friendship patterns play an important role in shaping the racial attitudes of attendees at a multicultural church.