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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Week, observed in the United States from September 15 – October 15, celebrates the culture and traditions of Hispanic Americans. The observance begins in mid-September because the 15th is the anniversary of independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; the 16th for Mexico; and the 18th for Chile.

Key Links:
 
The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry Brochure
The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry brochure is available as a downloadable PDF (2 pages, 727 K). Read More...
 
Hispanic Ministries Reborn
by David Maldonado, New World Outlook-Sept./Oct. 2007
I grew up in Seguin, Texas, a product of the pre-civil-rights era and of The United Methodist Church. My church and the historical social context shaped my life, community, and world. Read More...
 
Welcoming the Stranger through The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry

by Mary Beth Coudal, Communications, New World Outlook - Sept./Oct. 2007
"The English-speaking people have missed the boat," said Rev. Emilio E.Müller, facilitator of the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry in the Pacific Northwest. "But lately, they want to get involved. They realize, 'Wow. Why didn't we pay attention to this before?" Read More...