Diversity

By Laurel Johnston
Interviews with ten Latino/Hispanic congregations reveal best practices of stewardship.
I wanted, really wanted, to be a gracious winner, but maybe there’s greater opportunity for change if I can learn how to be a gracious loser.
By Sandra Montes
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15 because several Latin-American countries celebrate fiestas patrias – national holidays celebrating their independence) we want to introduce some of the work …
By Karen Hunter
“Pushing Past Fear” by Karen Hunter shares what can happen when a congregation commits itself to being church in the world. The growth – and success - of Grace Episcopal’s mission church, La Gracia Farmland, is largely due to…
By William M. Kondrath
Bill Kondrath’s “Facing Differences,” demonstrates what can happen when, instead of dismissing our differences, vestries and other groups pay attention to their racial and cultural assumptions and behaviors. By changing thei…
By Sam Dessórdi Leite
Across our church, congregations are exploring new partnerships. Many times these include conversations between Anglo and Latino communities. In “Expanding Our Understanding,” Sam Dessórdi Leite introduces a resource develope…
This webinar will explore the approaches to reach the English dominant Latino population, which opens up ministry opportunities for clergy not fully fluent in Spanish, but who have the call to minister in this cross-cultural,…