Ideas for Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when all United Methodists in the United States can celebrate diversity and the positive contributions of their Hispanic/Latino brothers and sisters to their communities and congregations. During the September 15-October 15 observance, many Hispanic/Latino people are remembering their traditions and celebrating their families' countries of origin and their independence. It offers an opportunity for all church members to better understand their community and the families in it as the population becomes increasingly diverse. Today, 15 percent of the U.S. population is of Hispanic heritage, but less than one percent of United Methodist church members are Hispanic. Read More