TEC Woos Latinos

There are 3 comments on the www.gpb.org story from Sep 13, 2012, titled TEC Woos Latinos . In it, www.gpb.org reports that:

Latinos are the fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, but only 5 percent of all Hispanics attend a mainline Protestant church. The vast majority are Roman Catholic.

For the Episcopal Church, those numbers are an opportunity ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Sep 13, 2012
from gpb:

"A denominationwide outreach plan notes that Hispanics represent a huge growth potential. The plan outlines strategies to reach Latinos, including focusing efforts on first- and second-generation women, whom the church calls 'gatekeepers.'"

Any there any strategies to actually preach the gospel?

“Ecce! Sic transit gloria mundi”

Since: Oct 10

I See New Jerusalem From Here.

#2 Sep 14, 2012
Why do people assume that the majority of Hispanics are memberís active members of the Church of Rome?

If you have ever really spent time in Mexico for example you would find that church attendance is not overwhelmingly obvious.

They find more opportunities to express their spiritual views here in the good old USofA!
Listen to the Word

Kingman, AZ

#3 Sep 14, 2012
When these Hispanics find out how severely TEC clobbers anyone who believes the Bible, they will either not join or quickly leave. A church that cannot hang on to its own members has a hard time getting new members.

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