Hispanic Ministry

About the Rocky Mountain District Hispanic Ministry Task Force:
The mission of this task force is to
– Educate and inform congregations and their leaders about latinos living in RM district who need to hear the gospel
– Encourage and support congregational leaders in preparing their members to reach out to latino communities and provide welcome to new latino members
– Provide congregations with resources and examples to aid them in outreach to latinos
Task Force Members:
Pastor Dustin Kear, pastor@ilcabq.org
Keyler Masinelli, keymasinelli@icloud.com
Pastor Dan Sattelmeier, dsattelmeier@sbcglobal.net
Pastor Joshua Vanderhyde, pastor@faithcarbondale.org
Erica Jacoby, erica@higherthings.org
Background Information:
Demographic Research
For specific demographic studies of your area, congregations can contact Kevin Grein of LCEF.
Phone 303-408-1971
E-mail: kevingrein@lcef.org

CTCR document on Immigration
Hispanic Ministry Matters:
‘A real hunger’: Opportunities abound for LCMS Hispanic ministry
Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A with the Rev. Zabdi Lopez
Services and Resources:
Seminario Reformador
Missionary League 

Experts List
Luciano Vega-Ayala, Pastor and Director of IBL – Instituto Bíblico Linc.
Rev Richard K Schlak, Executive Director of Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute
Rev. Dr. Alphonso Espinoza, Senior Pastor Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church of Irvine
Vicar Moises Rodriguez, CMC Student, Concordia University Irvine
Rev. Dr. Karl Heimer, Ysleta Lutheran Mission Pastor and CEO, El Paso, TX
Rev. Stephen Heimer, Senior Pastor, Zion Lutheran, El Paso, TX
Rev. Lincon Guerra, Mission and Ministry Facilitator, Texas District
Deaconess Noemi Guerra, Mission Support Specialist and Evangelist Trainer/Coach, Texas District
Rev. Dr. Hector Hoppe, Director of Editorial Concordia Beatriz Hoppe-Garcia, Producer, Sentido Latino, 800-876-9880
Dr. Leopoldo Sanchez, Professor of Hispanic Ministries, Systematic Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Faith that Engages the Culture
A Future for the Latino Church: Models for Multilingual, Multigenerational Hispanic Congregations
Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church
Harvest Waiting: Reaching Out to the Mexicans
CPH – Spanish Language Materials
Coming soon – Spanish Language Hymnal
A Simple Explanation of Christiany (Pack of 20, Spanish Version)
Small Catechism 
VBS Materials for Children
The 95 Theses of M.Luther & The Augsburg Confession 
Bible Studies

Spanish Language or ESL Services
Spanish Hymn Book
ESL – Intercambio
Para El Camino (Lutheran Hour Ministries, Spanish Version)
Sentido Latino (Lutheran Hour Ministries  Daily Life, Spanish Version)

Hispanic Ministry – LCMS
Center for Hispanic Studies, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
Cross-cultural Ministry Center, Concordia University, Irvine CA
LCMS International 
Haciendo Discipulos (LCMS Life Ministry, Spanish videos about daily life issues & Christian education)